N.S. municipality warden worried about safety of residents amid ongoing fishery tensions | CBC News
The warden of the Municipality of Argyle says he’s worried about the safety of residents after a suspicious fire destroyed a lobster pound in Middle West Pubnico, N.S., early Saturday, amid ongoing tensions between commercial fishermen and Mi’kmaw fishers.
“When violence like that happens, it doesn’t always just mean property,” Danny Muise told Radio-Canada on Sunday morning.
“One of these days, something tragic is going to happen because the tension is getting worse and worse as it goes on, and as long as it goes on, you have to be more and more concerned about the safety of the residents.”
Middle West Pubnico is a small community on the west coast of Nova Scotia, within the Municipality of Argyle. The entire municipality has a population of about 8,000 people.
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