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 fishermen vandalized two fishing compounds in southwestern Nova Scotia on Tuesday.
The incidents, the latest in continuing tensions between Indigenous and non-Indigenous fishers in Nova Scotia, allegedly occurred at two locations, one in Central West Pubnico, N.S., and the other in New Edinburgh, N.S.
One of the most heated exchanges saw multiple people trapped inside a facility in Central West Pubnico, N.S.
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