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Someone is slashing gear in Petit-de-Grat – business as usual

Police in Petit-de-Grat are investigating several new cases of lobster traps being cut. This new investigation takes place only months after the ‘murder for lobster’ trial, which shocked the Cape Breton community. Phillip Boudreau’s sister, Margaret Rose, says for the town, cutting traps is just business as usual. “I am not surprised because this is something that has been going on for decades in this community,” she said. Read the rest here 07:17

Fisherman Joseph Landry found guilty of manslaughter in Phillip Boudreau ‘murder for lobster’ trial

Phillipe BoudreuA Cape Breton lobster fisherman has been found Guilty of manslaughter in the death of a man at sea. Joseph James Landry, 67, of Little Anse, pleaded not guilty to second-degree murder in the death last year of Phillip Boudreau. Landry’s wife wiped her eyes, crying, after Saturday’s verdict but Landry showed no visible reaction. Read the rest here 16:31

Philip Boudreau ‘murder for lobster trial’ resumes with key witness “He’s going to get a scare this time.”

B97194174Z_120130613062542000G4G35TL4_11Craig Landry told the court that on the morning of June 1, they were setting traps near Mackerel Cove when they saw an object about a quarter-mile away. He said Samson suspected it was Boudreau playing with the traps. Read the rest here 16:27