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New lab, Indigenous program to build B.C’s fisheries future

Traditional knowledge and a new lab at Vancouver Island University will help boost economic, social and spiritual well-being of coastal communities. By SeaWestNews The new Centre for Innovation in Fish Health on Vancouver Island plans to support the next generation…

First Nations communities benefit from aquaculture

New government report pushes for a Federal Aquaculture Act while calling for increased funding for Indigenous fish farming initiatives. First Nations communities are in a unique position to benefit from, and contribute to sustainable aquaculture development in Canada, says a new…

Fletcher: Premier Horgan fumbles fish farm file

The B.C. NDP’s transition from protest party to minority government is not going smoothly — and its ham-fisted threat to cancel salmon farm tenures north of Vancouver Island is the latest example. As Premier John Horgan was leading a delegation to Alert…