Further Closures of Salmon Farms in BC Put Surrey’s Economy and Indigenous Reconciliation at Risk
Surrey, B.C. – The Surrey Board of Trade is concerned to hear the news that the Minister of Fisheries and Oceans Canada (DFO), the Honourable Joyce Murray, intends to propose additional closures of salmon farms as part of her British Columbia salmon farming transition plan.
Surrey is the hub of salmon farming in Metro Vancouver, home to numerous operations in salmon feed milling, fish processing, trucking, packaging, and the provision of goods and services, and is already experiencing negative...
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