First Nations come out in defence of salmon farms


The Sea Shepherd Conservation Society’s Martin Sheen was cleared to enter Canada earlier this week after briefly being detained for two days by the Canada Border Services Agency.

The vessel is back in B.C. as part of Alexandra Morton’s Operation Virus Hunter project, which has been looking for signs of infectious diseases in both farmed and wild salmon.

Last year, Morton – an independent biologist – and some First Nations in the Broughton Archipelago made unauthorized inspections at salmon farms owned by Marine Harvest, looking for signs of disease.

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Nelson Bennett – Business in Vancouver – June 1, 2018.

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