'There's Death Threats': Indigenous Fishers Nervous as Nova Scotia's Commercial Lobster Season Opens
Dumping Day—the start of the lobster season—is usually a celebratory time in southwest Nova Scotia. Not this year.
The usually quiet string of fishing villages in southwest Nova Scotia are fraught with tension and fear as anti-Indigenous violence over the lucrative lobster fishery has come to a head.
Mobs of mostly-white commercial fishermen swarmed and vandalized two lobster facilities, setting a van on fire, despite Nova Scotia RCMP being on scene.
The Assembly of Nova Scotia Mi’kmaw Chiefs issued a state of emergency on Friday in response to the alleged violence.
This all started in mid-September when Lizzo used Postmates to place a delivery order from Luke's Lobster in Boston.
A female student said the Cape Breton University instructor made the demands when she sought extra help.
In the same period, government agencies also spent $17,118 on “various sweet sauces” including honey and white chocolate sauce.
Pass the dutchie straight into my dude's claw, K?