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Cape Breton man taken into custody after protesting on roof of CTV Atlantic

A Cape Breton man was taken into police custody after he took his protest over the snow crab fishery to the roof of CTV Atlantic in Halifax. Paul Fraser of New Waterford, N.S. climbed onto the roof Wednesday morning and held up a sign reading, “I want the minister of fisheries and oceans to review my snow crab proposal.” Fraser told CTV Atlantic that he has been trying to get the federal government to listen to his snow crab plan for years, and he wants a meeting with federal Fisheries and Oceans Minister Dominic LeBlanc to discuss the matter. Read the rest here 20:37

Judge rules Cape Breton crab quota case should proceed to trial – trial is required to resolve the dispute

A paul fraser 4 justice has denied a New Waterford’s man claim for a summary judgment on a disputed crab quota licence. Paul Fraser had petitioned the court to grant his application seeking compensation for the sale of the quota and to transfer the quota to another licence holder. As noted by Justice Robin Gogan in her decision, the purpose and objective of a summary judgement is to end claims or defences that have no real prospect of success. She said a trial is required to resolve the dispute. Read the rest here 17:17

Roof Top Protestor Paul Garrett Fraser agrees to conditions which prompted the Crown to consent to his release

paul fraser 4Fraser, 54, of Eighth Street is charged with mischief by interfering with the lawful use of the Department of Fisheries and Oceans building on Westmount Road in Sydney. He is alleged to have climbed onto the roof shortly after 9 a.m. on Dec. 9 and came down around 4:30 p.m. and was arrested by Cape Breton Regional Police.  Read the rest here  22:45

Paul Fraser back in the Slammer for refusing to sign release conditions

paul fraser 3Paul Garrett Fraser of Eighth Street is charged with mischief by interfering with the lawful use of the Department of Fisheries and Oceans building on Westmount Road. On Friday, he represented himself at a bail hearing and the court was prepared to release him provided he sign the list of conditions. Fraser took objection to the clause ordering he keep the peace. As a result, provincial court Judge David Ryan denied bail and ordered Fraser return court Tuesday Read the rest here 07:53

Protester Paul Fraser climbs on roof of Sydney DFO office – Demands Crab License Accountability

paul fraser 4A protester spent the day on the roof of the Fisheries and Oceans Canada building in Sydney’s Westmount neighbourhood on Tuesday before climbing down and being arrested at about 4:30 p.m. The man appeared to be Paul Fraser, a New Waterford fisherman who has been protesting for several years, questioning the way the federal government issues snow crab licences. It was, and Read the rest here 21:29