03 Jun
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First Nations chiefs pressure Minister Murray to transition away from open net pen salmon farms

As the clock ticks on 79 salmon farm licences in B.C. that expire this month, federal Fisheries Minister Joyce Murray came under intense pressure Friday at a meeting with the Union of BC Indian Chiefs (UBCIC) to not renew them, and to do a better job of protecting First Nation rights to fish.