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RCMP boss defends officers in Nova Scotia lobster fishing feud

The head of the RCMP failed to address complaints about the Force’s response to violence against Indigenous lobster fisheries in southwestern Nova Scotia on Wednesday. RCMP Commissioner Brenda Lucki said she strongly condemns any act of violence. She said RCMP officers can’t be in every location but said “when we …

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Ottawa condemns violence against Mi’kmaw fishermen

Fisheries Minister Bernadette Jordan says she condemns the violence against Mi’kmaw fishermen after two lobster facilities in southwest Nova Scotia were targeted and vandalized by commercial fishermen, and one of those facilities was destroyed in a fire. To read more: »»» Subscribe to CBC News to watch more videos: Connect …

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RCMP seek to de-escalate Nova Scotia lobster fishery dispute

With tensions still running high between Indigenous and non-Indigenous commercial lobster fishers in Nova Scotia, additional RCMP officers are being sent in an attempt to de-escalate the complicated conflict. It comes after days of violent confrontations and dangerous incidents, including a massive fire at a lobster plant used by Mi’kmaq …

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Arson charge laid after Mi'kmaw van set ablaze

A Nova Scotia man has been charged with arson after a vehicle was torched outside a lobster facility on Tuesday. To read more: »»» Subscribe to CBC News to watch more videos: Connect with CBC News Online: For breaking news, video, audio and in-depth coverage: Find CBC News on Facebook: …

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