Further Closures of Salmon Farms in BC Will Work Against Innovation and a Successful Transition
Campbell River, BC – The BC Salmon Farmers Association (BCSFA) has grave concerns that the Minister of Fisheries and Oceans Canada (DFO), the Honourable Joyce Murray, is committed to closing salmon farming in BC, a sector that provides thousands of direct and indirect jobs in coastal, rural British Columbia.
The BCSFA learned this week that Minister Murray’s proposing the further removal of salmon farms in BC after recently closing 40 per cent of existing farms since 2020. Any further reduction in salmon production could signal....
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