Wave of First Nation Protests Against Canada's Farmed Salmon Industry Tied to Supreme Court Decision
SEAFOODNEWS.COM [CBC News] By Richard Zussman - August 31, 2016
Fish farms along British Columbia's West Coast have been at the centre of political and environmental battles for years, but this time it's a two-year-old legal decision that's behind the string of recent protests by First Nations against the industry.
In 2014, the Supreme Court of Canada ruled the Tsilhqot'in First Nation — and in turn all other First Nations in Canada — can have aboriginal title to lands outside of native reserves...
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