Canada’s rulers responsible for Native, commercial fisher conflict

Vol. 84/No. 45 - November 16, 2020
Working fishermen in Canada have been hard hit by world crisis and Ottawa’s lobster permit system, which increase competition, class stratification and discrimination against Native fishermen. Fight is needed to defend common interests of all fishermen against the capitalist rulers.

MONTREAL — Overcoming divisions among exploited fishermen in the Maritime Provinces and defending Indigenous lobster fishermen from assault was the subject of a Militant Labor Forum here Oct. 23. Native Mi’kmaq fishermen have condemned non-Indigenous fishermen for ransacking and incinerating…