Nova Scotia Mi’kmaw fishermen sue DFO for racial profiling, infringing on treaty rights

Four Mi’kmaw fishermen from Nova Scotia are suing the Department of Fisheries and Oceans for charging them with fisheries violations and seizing their catch in 2015. Mark Howe, 59, Jeremy Syliboy, 36, Alex McDonald, 57, and his son, Kyle McDonald, 28, accuse DFO fishery officers of racial profiling and infringing on their treaty right to commercially fish to earn a moderate livelihood.,,, “It’s to get the message out that the Department of Fisheries and Oceans needs to stop abusing their power,” >click to read<13:36

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