Canada: NOVA SCOTIA: Strikebound Fleet

No winter gale ever tied up Nova Scotia's deep-sea fishing fleet so completely as the strike that held it in port last week when the fishing weather was fine. While the fleet's 30 schooners, trawlers and draggers lay at the docks, the walkout had spread from deep-sea crewmen (500 strong) to hundreds of sympathizing inshore fishermen. Soon it would force the closing of processing plants and fish-box factories, thus shut down the province's entire fishing industry.

The strike had started over money. Fish prices had skyrocketed and so had profits. Some boat owners, by union...

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