I read For Blaine Higgs, whether to grant status to small parties may be a political calculation https://ift.tt/37yIahX For New Brunswick Premier Blaine Higgs and his Progressive Conservative government, last month’s majority election victory means more than just full control of the legislative agenda. via IFTTT

I read Company willing to buy Sipekne’katik lobster from open fishing area https://ift.tt/2FTpqyh A lobster processor in southwest Nova Scotia says he’s willing to buy lobster harvested under commercial licences held by the Sipekne’katik First Nation in part of the Bay of Fundy where the commercial season is open. via IFTTT

I read Une alternative honnête, intègre et verte https://ift.tt/31A8c0J Le ministre Dominique Cardy rejette fermement toute allégation d’ingérence dans la décision de construire la nouvelle école anglophone de Hanwell. Je dis: foutaise! via IFTTT

I read What’s really behind the lobster fishery tensions in Miꞌkmaꞌki https://www.aptnnews.ca/national-news/whats-really-behind-the-lobster-fishery-tension-in-miꞌkmaꞌki/ By now, most people have seen the violence  around the lobster fishery – non-Indigenous commercial fishers attacking Mi’kmaq fishers, destroying lobster catches, torching a van, sinking boats, stealing lobster traps and mobbing a lobster storage compound which was later burned to the ground. […]

I read Wolastoqey and Fredericton allies rally in solidarity with Mi’kmaw lobster fishers https://ift.tt/3orQNRJ Today, close to 200 people gathered over the noon hour at the New Brunswick Legislature in Fredericton to support the Mi’kmaw lobster fishers currently facing violence from non-Indigenous commercial fishers near Digby, Nova Scotia. via IFTTT

I read Police fire rubber bullets, taser during confrontation at Land Back Lane https://ift.tt/3oneNFA SIX NATIONS, Ont. — An argument between police and land defenders erupted in violence Thursday when officers tried to arrest someone outside a protest camp on Haudenosaunee territory. via IFTTT

I read ‘The contempt continues’: Land Back Lane spokesperson could be on hook for $20M damage claim https://ift.tt/2HshUuG The spokesperson for the 1492 Land Back Lane camp in Caledonia, Ont. may be on the hook for $20 million in damages after an Ontario Superior Court judge found him in contempt of a court order, tossed […]

I read The Tragedy of the ‘Tragedy of the Commons’ https://ift.tt/2Hv4ePq Fifty years ago, University of California professor Garrett Hardin penned an influential essay in the journal Science. Hardin saw all humans as selfish herders: we worry that our neighbors’ cattle will graze the best grass. via IFTTT

I read Potlotek First Nation rallies for return of seized lobster traps https://ift.tt/3oe8uno A few dozen community members of the Potlotek First Nation gathered Wednesday in front of the Department of Fisheries and Oceans building in Lennox Passage, N.S., seeking the return of seized lobster traps. via IFTTT

I read Parallels drawn between police action over B.C. pipeline fights, Mi’kmaq fishers https://ift.tt/37tyCVv The RCMP’s failure to protect Mi’kmaq fishers from intimidation, assault and destruction in Nova Scotia demonstrates how the Canadian state is all too ready to permit or perpetrate violence against Indigenous Peoples, say First Nations groups and B.C. politicians. via IFTTT