Lobster strike

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Published on April 29, 2012

Lobster fishermen gathered on Yarmouth's waterfront on April 29 to discuss striking until they get a committed price for their spring catches. TINA COMEAU PHOTO

Published on May 03, 2012

A 1688, United We Stand sign on the wharf in Little River Harbour on Thursday, May 3. TINA COMEAU PHOTO

Published on May 03, 2012

A tire slashing occurred at Shag Harbour wharf during a meeting by fishermen who want to return to fishing. Some have received threats against their families for opposing the strike initiated by the 1688 Professional Lobster Fishermen's Association on April 27. Carla Allen photo

Published on May 03, 2012

Fishermen listen to the discussion at the 1688 PLFA meeting in Woods Harbour on Wednesday night.

Published on May 03, 2012

Port Maitland wharf, early Thursday morning. Carla Allen photo

Published on May 03, 2012

Yarmouth Public wharf, early Thursday morning. Carla Allen photo

Published on May 03, 2012

Yarmouth Bar wharf, early Thursday morning. Carla Allen photo

Published on May 03, 2012

Sandford wharf, early Thursday morning. Carla Allen photo

Published on May 03, 2012

Several hundred fishermen and their families attended a meeting at the Shag Harbour wharf on Wednesday.

Published on May 02, 2012

Lobster fishermen from western Shelburne County gather at the West Head wharf on Tuesday to take a vote on whether or not to hold out for a $5 shore price until the end of May.

Published on April 29, 2012

Troy Nickerson says people need to be prepared to make sacrifices. Lobster fishermen gathered on Yarmouth's waterfront on April 29 to discuss striking until they get a committed price for their spring catches. TINA COMEAU PHOTO

Published on April 29, 2012

Lobster fishermen gathered on Yarmouth's waterfront on April 29 to discuss striking until they get a committed price for their spring catches. TINA COMEAU PHOTO

Published on April 29, 2012

Lobster fishermen gathered on Yarmouth's waterfront on April 29 to discuss striking until they get a committed price for their spring catches. TINA COMEAU PHOTO

Published on April 29, 2012

Lobster fishermen and others gathered on Yarmouth's waterfront on April 29 to discuss striking until they get a committed price for their spring catches. TINA COMEAU PHOTO

Published on April 29, 2012

Lobster fishermen gathered on Yarmouth's waterfront on April 29 to discuss striking until they get a committed price for their spring catches. TINA COMEAU PHOTO

Published on April 29, 2012

Lobster fishermen gathered on Yarmouth's waterfront on April 29 to discuss striking until they get a committed price for their spring catches. TINA COMEAU PHOTO

Published on April 29, 2012

Lobster fishermen gathered on Yarmouth's waterfront on April 29 to discuss striking until they get a committed price for their spring catches. TINA COMEAU PHOTO

Published on April 29, 2012

Lobster fishermen gathered on Yarmouth's waterfront on April 29 to discuss striking until they get a committed price for their spring catches. TINA COMEAU PHOTO

Published on April 29, 2012

Lobster fishermen gathered on Yarmouth's waterfront on April 29 to discuss striking until they get a committed price for their spring catches. TINA COMEAU PHOTO

Published on April 29, 2012

Lobster fishermen gathered on Yarmouth's waterfront on April 29 to discuss striking until they get a committed price for their spring catches. TINA COMEAU PHOTO

Published on April 29, 2012

Lobster fishermen gathered on Yarmouth's waterfront on April 29 to discuss striking until they get a committed price for their spring catches. TINA COMEAU PHOTO

Published on April 29, 2012

Lobster fishermen gathered on Yarmouth's waterfront on April 29 to discuss striking until they get a committed price for their spring catches. TINA COMEAU PHOTO

Published on April 29, 2012

Lobster fishermen gathered on Yarmouth's waterfront on April 29 to discuss striking until they get a committed price for their spring catches. TINA COMEAU PHOTO

Published on April 29, 2012

James Mood of the 1688 Professional Lobster Fishermen's Association. Lobster fishermen gathered on Yarmouth's waterfront on April 29 to discuss striking until they get a committed price for their spring catches. TINA COMEAU PHOTO

Published on April 29, 2012

Lobster fishermen gathered on Yarmouth's waterfront on April 29 to discuss striking until they get a committed price for their spring catches. TINA COMEAU PHOTO

Published on April 29, 2012

Lobster fishermen gathered on Yarmouth's waterfront on April 29 to discuss striking until they get a committed price for their spring catches. TINA COMEAU PHOTO

Published on April 29, 2012

Lobster fishermen gathered on Yarmouth's waterfront on April 29 to discuss striking until they get a committed price for their spring catches. TINA COMEAU PHOTO

Published on April 29, 2012

Lobster fishermen gathered on Yarmouth's waterfront on April 29 to discuss striking until they get a committed price for their spring catches. TINA COMEAU PHOTO

Published on April 29, 2012

Lobster fishermen gathered on Yarmouth's waterfront on April 29 to discuss striking until they get a committed price for their spring catches. TINA COMEAU PHOTO

Published on April 29, 2012

Lobster fishermen gathered on Yarmouth's waterfront on April 29 to discuss striking until they get a committed price for their spring catches. TINA COMEAU PHOTO

Published on May 03, 2012

The lobster fleet tied up in Pinkneys Point on Thursday morning, May 3. TINA COMEAU PHOTO

Published on May 03, 2012

Wedgeport wharf Thursday, May 3. TINA COMEAU PHOTO

Published on May 03, 2012

Little River Harbour, Yarmouth County, Thursday, May 3. TINA COMEAU PHOTO

Published on May 03, 2012

The lobster fleet tied up in Pinkneys Point on Thursday morning, May 3. TINA COMEAU PHOTO

Lobster fishermen in LFA 34 went on strike as the season entered its last month in the hopes of getting buyers to commit to a price of $5 or $5.50 for the remainder of the spring season.

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