by George Paul, prgeorge@eskasoni.ca

This time he means business, after like 6 or 7 failed attempts and a couple of adjustments, Charlie Joe Dennis gave it his all to give his vessel the official champagne send-off. Photo by George Paul

The official christening of the new Eskasoni Fishing Vessel, the “Charlie Joe Dennis,” was an event fit for a Chief. In this occasion the admiration is just as strong for Charlie Joe Dennis a former Chief of Eskasoni.

Over 200 community members, family and friend celebrated with Charlie as the community held a seafood festival in the parking area of the Crane Cove Seafood’s building on August 26, 2012.

It was a celebration worthy of a great ambassador who has worked and protected the waters and marine life of Bras d’Or Lakes in Cape Breton. For over 40 years, Charlie Joe has liv ...

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