First Nation group expresses concern over commercial salmon fishery opening before conservation levels met

Jul 28, 2014 - The Gwa’sala-‘Nakwaxda’xw Nations has expressed its concern over the Department of Fisheries and Oceans (DFO) Canada’s opening of a commercial sockeye fishery before agreed-upon salmon count levels have been met....    Full Article


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Canada and U.S. ratify changes to Pacific Salmon Treaty

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