RCMP seek to de-escalate Nova Scotia lobster fishery dispute

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    With tensions still running high between Indigenous and non-Indigenous commercial lobster fishers in Nova Scotia, additional RCMP officers are being sent in an attempt to de-escalate the complicated conflict. It comes after days of violent confrontations and dangerous incidents, including a massive fire at a lobster plant used by Mi’kmaq fishers. Several Indigenous leaders and members of the public have accused officers of standing idly by and allowing these incidents to happen. But, Canada’s Public Safety Minister Bill Blair is defending the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) as the force faces criticism over its alleged inaction in Nova Scotia. Abigail Bimman reports. For more info, please go to https://globalnews.ca/halifax/ Subscribe to Global News Channel HERE: http://bit.ly/20fcXDc Like Global News on Facebook HERE: http://bit.ly/255GMJQ Follow Global News on Twitter HERE: http://bit.ly/1Toz8mt Follow Global News on Instagram HERE: https://bit.ly/2QZaZIB #NovaScotia #RCMP #CdnPoli #GlobalNews

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