Navigating Troubled Waters
The current situation in Southwest Nova Scotia is very troubling.
But by the same token, it is entirely predictable. Two groups are in dispute and each takes guidance from the two Marshall Decisions.
The Indigenous fishermen naturally take the broad and general recognition of a right to fish commercially for a “moderate income” and the commercial fishermen rely on the follow-up “clarification” to the initial decision which stipulates that the right is not unlimited and is a ...