Lobster fishermen end protest – About a thousand boats from N.S. expected back in water today

ANTIGONISH — About a thousand lobster fishing boats from northern Nova Scotia were to return to the water this morning. “We went in this together and we ended it together.” But Heighton said the unity fishermen showed during the protest is more than he has seen during his 47 years fishing out of Cape John, Pictou County. An unplanned tie-up spread from harbour to harbour through marine radio traffic. “Nothing’s happened like this before,” Dan MacDougall, president of the Gulf Nova Scotia Bonafide Fishermen’s Association, said Monday. continued