First Nation in N.S. vows to keep fishing despite arrest for ‘unauthorized fishery’ – Halifax News
Chief Mike Sack said members of the Sipekne’katik First Nation will fish until the end of the year as planned
SAULNIERVILLE, N.S. — The chief of a First Nation in Nova Scotia says his band will continue fishing for lobster outside the federally regulated season, days after he was arrested by Fisheries Department officers.
Chief Mike Sack said today in an interview members of the Sipekne’katik First Nation will fish until the end of the year as planned, despite the fact federal officers continue to haul his community’s traps from the water.
Sack was arrested and questioned by fisheries officers earlier this week after he announced that band members would start fishing months ahead of the opening of the federally regulated season.
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