January 22, 2018 – CTV News

B.C. First Nations leaders serve eviction notice to fish farm

Leaders from several B.C. First Nations took to the water on Sunday to serve an eviction notice to the province’s largest producer of farmed fish.
Elders and heredity chiefs from six different nations boarded boats just off the coast of Port Hardy, B.C. to tell Marine Harvest to pack up and leave. They believe fish farms spread disease and are hurting wild salmon…


December 10, 2017 – Times Colonist

City of Victoria firmly opposes open-net fish farms

The City of Victoria has reaffirmed its opposition to open-net fish farms over the objections of Coun. Geoff Young.

Councillors passed a motion to forward to the Association of Vancouver Island and Coastal Communities calling on the province to consult with First Nations, local governments, conservation organizations and industry on a plan to move to closed-containment aquaculture…


December 13, 2017 – CBC

New research shows wild salmon exposed to fish farms have ‘much higher’ rate of disease

Wild salmon exposed to open-net fish farms are much more likely to be infected with piscine reovirus (PRV) than those that don’t have that contact, a new study has concluded…


November 30, 2017 – CBC

Blood discharge spewing into B.C. ocean infecting salmon: scientist

Wild salmon off the B.C. coast are swimming metres away from a stream of blood pouring into the water — the byproduct of farmed-salmon being processed at Brown’s Bay Packing Company, near Campbell River, B.C. …


September 7, 2017 – CBC

First Nations leaders rally in support of B.C. salmon farm occupation

Dozens of Indigenous leaders and protestors rallied outside the Vancouver Convention Centre today urging the province to dismantle salmon farms along the B.C. coast…


May 17, 2017 – FishAndFly

No More Open Sea Fish Farms says NASF

A stop to all further open-sea salmon farming in Norway has been announced. This is a very important step towards the protection of wild Atlantic salmon stocks, many of which are under threat from a variety of dangers.


December 23, 2016 – EcoJustice

Breaking news: An early Christmas present for wild salmon

Christmas has come early for B.C.’s wild salmon

The Department of Fisheries and Oceans (DFO) and aquaculture giant Marine Harvest have finally dropped their appeal of our precedent-setting Federal Court victory


August 20, 2016 – CBC

72 hours to vacate: First Nation gives eviction notice to salmon farm

Traditional Leaders of Musgamagw Dzawada’enuxw board CERMAQ fish farm

A B.C. First Nation has served a 72-hour eviction notice to a fish farm on north end of Vancouver Island.

Hereditary chiefs from Musgamagw Dzawada’enuxw First Nation boarded a Cermaq/Mitsubishi salmon farm off the Burdwood Islands earlier this week. Their message was clear: it’s time to leave…