#Indigenous try to make a living lobster fishing in their own territories, sharing their resources w settlers & assert their #treaty #rights & this is what they get.
#MikMaq #cndpoli #NovaScotiaWrong #genocide https://twitter.com/PAdEntremont/status/1317306276435628039
#Industry & #colonial fishermen are allotted over 90% of catchment.
#MikMaq try to make a few bucks & feed their families in their own territories. #genocide
"There's Only 1 Pie"
"Lobster fishery is “fully subscribed"
how we’re going to remove some access [to non-Indigenous fishers] to give it to First Nations.” https://www.halifaxexaminer.ca/environment/lobster-fishery-at-a-crossroads-2/
On October 1, hundreds of Mi’kmaq and their allies held a mawio’mi to celebrate Treaty Day on the wharf in Saulnierville on St. Mary’s Bay in Southwest Nova, where crews from Sipekne’katik First...https://www.halifaxexaminer.ca/environment/lobster-fishery-at-a-crossroads-2/
"Sometimes baited & unbaited traps would be left on ocean floor for as long as 98 days at a time & this environmentally unsound practice has been going on at least since 2014." https://nsadvocate.org/2019/01/11/how-clearwater-broke-the-law-but-didnt-suffer-the-consequences/
As CBC's Paul Withers reported yesterday Clearwater Seafood left thousands of lobster traps in the water for longer than the 72 hours allowed by law. We’re not talking an extra day here because of...https://nsadvocate.org/2019/01/11/how-clearwater-broke-the-law-but-didnt-suffer-the-consequences/
It's the only lobster fishing area in Canada w a quota, a #yearlong #season and no trap limit.
All of its annual total allowable catch of 720 tonnes — or nearly 1.6 million pounds of lobster http://Www.cbc.ca/news/canada/nova-scotia/clearwater-seafood-offshore-lobster-monopoly-investigation-1.4596922
The company, which holds exclusive rights to the entire Nova Scotia offshore lobster fishery, is hoping to amend a decades-old fishing regulation.http://Www.cbc.ca/news/canada/nova-scotia/clearwater-seafood-offshore-lobster-monopoly-investigation-1.4596922
An Indigenous-run lobster fishery off the coast of southwestern Nova Scotia isn't the big environmental threat that it's being made out to be, according to a fisheries expert.https://atlantic.ctvnews.ca/not-a-conservation-concern-n-s-mi-kmaq-won-t-deplete-lobster-stock-says-expert-1.5120296
Trapped in Conflict: How the corporate megafishery Clearwater, headed by Nova Scotia’s richest billionaire, has set the stage for violent conflict in Mi’kma’ki https://canadians.org/analysis/trapped-conflict-how-corporate-megafishery-clearwater-headed-nova-scotias-richest
Today across the country, people awoke to reeling images of violence and racism carried out against Mi’kmaq fishers. Many people are asking key questions such as why the RCMP has not pro-actively...https://canadians.org/analysis/trapped-conflict-how-corporate-megafishery-clearwater-headed-nova-scotias-richest