Blog Archives

DFO backs down from commercial fishery banned by Kitasoo/Xaixais First Nation

Three RCMP boats parked at docks in Bella Bella, 'BC.' as part of their operation against Heiltsuk, March 2014.

Three RCMP boats parked at docks in Bella Bella, ‘BC.’ as part of their operation against Heiltsuk, March 2014.

by

A coastal British Columbia First Nation is claiming a partial victory after federal Fisheries and Oceans officials agreed to keep commercial herring gillnet boats away from waters set off-limits by the community.

Read the rest of this entry