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Non-indigenous boats protest the launch of a Mi'kmaq self-regulated fishery by members of the Sipekne'katik First Nation, in Saulnierville, Nova Scotia on Thursday, Sept. 17, 2020. The First Nation says a 1999 Supreme Court of Canada ruling, known as the Marshall decision, granted the Mi'kmaq the right to catch and sell lobster outside of the regular fishing season.  (Andrew Vaughan/The Canadian Press via AP)

Minister: Cops failing Indigenous in Canada lobster dispute

Oct. 19, 2020 7:34 PM EDT

HALIFAX, Nova Scotia (AP) — Canada’s Indigenous services minister said Monday that police in Nova Scotia have failed to properly protect Indigenous people embroiled in an ugly dispute over lobster fishing. Marc Miller made the comments about the Royal Canadian Mounted Police after a turbulent...