CBC (February 29, 2024)
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FNWSA calls for urgent meeting with Prime Minister

The First Nation Wild Salmon Alliance (FNWSA) is calling for an urgent meeting with Justin Trudeau to ensure the federal government follows through on its commitment to transition open-net pen salmon farms out of coastal BC waters by 2025.

“[Canada’s] political leaders, regardless of allegiance, need to understand how critical it is to protect wild Pacific salmon,” says Bob Chamberlin, Chair – FNWSA. “This is about setting a real example of reconciliation in this country.”

120+ First Nations from across BC support the removal of ocean-polluting Atlantic salmon farms from BC waters by 2025. It’s time to #endthepens and protect wild Pacific salmon for future generations.

Read full article on CBC here.