In the News: “First Nations demanding federal government take action on fish farming along B.C. coast”
VANCOUVER (NEWS 1130) — A coalition of over 100 B.C. First Nations are ‘turning the screws’ on the federal Fisheries Minister, demanding she take action on coastal fish farms.
Coalition spokesperson Bob Chamberlin says their group is calling for immediate action, noting that under the Cohen Commission report, the Department of Fisheries and Oceans has until the end of this month to prove that fish farms on B.C.’s coastal waters don’t pose more than minimal risk to Fraser River salmon stocks.
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