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Podcast
Jan 26, 2016

Two important victories for Coastal First Nations

Redeye
First, the B.C. Supreme Court ruling that the province failed to consult with First Nations on the Northern Gateway pipeline. Then, the announcement of a new management plan for herring with the DFO.
Podcast
Apr 17, 2015

Heiltsuk occupy DFO office, close down herring fishery

Redeye
Last month, the Department of Fisheries and Ocean declared a surprise opening of a herring fishery on the Central Coast that has been closed for nine years, without consulting the local First Nation.
Podcast
Feb 7, 2014

Fish farm expansion threatens wild salmon stock

Redeye
The federal government recently approved a major expansion to B.C.'s fish farm sector despite warnings by the Cohen commission about the effects of net-based farms on wild salmon.
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