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RCMP respond to ongoing Nova Scotia fisheries dispute | LIVE

RCMP Commissioner Brenda Lucki addressed the RCMP’s response to the ongoing fisheries dispute in Nova Scotia on Wednesday, saying they are “fully committed to keeping the peace, keeping people safe, and enforcing the law.” Lucki also “strongly” encouraged calm and the “engagement in peaceful and constructive dialogue.” RCMP have been …

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Violent protests over Mi'kmaw fishery in Nova Scotia

Tempers are again flaring up in Nova Scotia over the Supreme-Court-protected rights of Indigenous lobster harvesters to fish outside the commercial season. As Ross Lord explains, the situation is getting violent. A work van was set on fire and a catch of lobster was destroyed when a crowd of commercial …

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