A fisheries protest in spring? That’s normal, but this one’s quite different

Earlier this week, there was an uproar in South Brook, Triton and Port aux Basques about out-of-province crab needing to be processed. The details this time were quite different from prior years — this would be the first time a pandemic prompted a protest — but the scenario may have seemed familiar. Over the years, we’ve seen windows get smashed at DFO headquarters in St. John’s, a hunger strike outside the same building, gear getting torched in Port au Choix, an occupation at fisheries offices in Corner Brook, a blockade in front of Confederation Building … there’s been a lot. >click to read< 09:16

Leave a Reply

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.