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Canadian Coast Guard and Kwakiutl First Nation Officially Open New Hardy Bay Base and Dedicate CCGS Pachena Bay into Service

From: Canadian Coast Guard August 30, 2022 Port Hardy, British Columbia – Today marked the grand opening celebration for the newly constructed Canadian Coast Guard Hardy Bay Base as well as the dedication to service ceremony for the Canadian Coast Guard Ship (CCGS) Pachena Bay, which is now stationed at the new base in Port […]

by ahnationtalk on August 30, 202218 Views

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An insincere consultation about salmon farming in BC – SeaWest News

The Federal government’s nonsensical policy about salmon farming in BC only hurts local communities and First Nations, while failing to do anything to address the real causes of population decline in wild stocks The federal government recently released its discussion paper on a transition from open-net salmon farming in BC, which it has been pushing for the […]

by ahnationtalk on August 26, 202225 Views

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Government of Canada and Province of British Columbia double funding and extend pacific salmon program

From: Fisheries and Oceans Canada August 23, 2022 Vancouver, BC – Improving the health of Pacific salmon and ensuring a sustainable fishing sector is a priority for both the Government of Canada and the Province of British Columbia. Today, the Minister of Fisheries, Oceans, and the Canadian Coast Guard, the Honourable Joyce Murray and the […]

by ahnationtalk on August 23, 202226 Views

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Media advisory: Government of Canada and Province of British Columbia extend pacific salmon program

From: Fisheries and Oceans Canada Media advisory Vancouver, British Columbia – The Honourable Joyce Murray, Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard, will be joined by the Honourable Josie Osborne, BC Minister of Land, Water, and Resource Stewardship, and Minister responsible for Fisheries, as well as by Fin Donnelly, Parliamentary Secretary for Fisheries […]

by ahnationtalk on August 23, 202219 Views

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Candidates and polling information for Musqueam Fisheries Commission

August 18, 2022 Musqueam Fisheries Commission Musqueam will hold elections on August 24 from 10am-6pm for four positions on the Musqueam Fisheries Commission. Earlier this year, Musqueam elected three band members to the Musqueam Fisheries Commission for two-year terms. Due to COVID-19, elections over the past few years have not occurred. Candidates On August 17, […]

by ahnationtalk on August 19, 202229 Views

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Commercial fishers and wild salmon advocates celebrate large returns to B.C. waters – CBC

‘This is the best season I can recall in my lifetime,’ says 40-year industry veteran Aug 10, 2022 The summer of 2022 is shaping up to be a bumper season for both pink and sockeye salmon in British Columbia rivers, with one veteran Indigenous fisherman reporting the biggest catches of sockeye in decades. Mitch Dudoward […]

by ahnationtalk on August 10, 202228 Views

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Government of Canada launches engagement towards a plan to transition from open-net pen salmon farming in British Columbia

From: Fisheries and Oceans Canada July 29, 2022 Vancouver, British Columbia – In order to advance innovation and support the ecological sustainability of the aquaculture sector in British Columbia, Fisheries and Oceans Canada is taking the next step to transition from open-net pen aquaculture in British Columbia coastal waters. The transition will require a strong plan […]

by ahnationtalk on July 29, 202243 Views

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DFO dragging out marine protection plans on West Coast, First Nations say – National Observer

July 28th 2022 A coalition of coastal First Nations and scientists are frustrated with Fisheries and Oceans Canada roadblocks to long-standing plans to create a network of marine protected areas on the West Coast. For more than a decade, 17 coastal First Nations and the B.C. government have been actively involved in a marine planning […]

by ahnationtalk on July 28, 202222 Views

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The 2022 Tsawwassen Commercial Salmon Licence Sublicence Opportunities

July 20, 2022 Application Period Extended to July 27th, 2022 at 4:30pm. Please see the following pdf document for more information: 2022 TSAWWASSEN COMMERCIAL SALMON LICENCE SUBLICENCE application period extended NT5

by ahnationtalk on July 21, 202233 Views

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Nak’azdli Whut’en salmon population revitalized thanks to new hatchery – Coastal GasLink

The Stuart River salmon population has been a staple in the diet and culture of Nak’azdli Whut’en for generations, but their stock has declined in recent years. What was once an abundance of salmon, was now a battle to conserve the population while feeding and sustaining a whole village. Last year, Coastal GasLink partnered with […]

by ahnationtalk on July 13, 202232 Views

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