APRIL 2, 2015 – On Wednesday evening, Heiltsuk vessels escorted commercial herring boats as they made their way out of the Central Coast. After 10 days of intense negotiations and demonstrations following a herring seine fishery that violated the Heiltsuk’s ban, the Nation successfully closed Area 7 to the commercial gillnet fishery. “The fishery is […]
The Harper government in Canada, devoted to the alignment of state and corporate interests, has shocked the scientific world by dismantling publicly-funded research libraries at the Department of Fisheries and Oceans. In the wake of Harper’s gutting of the fisheries act that required protection of fresh and saltwater bodies, the muzzling of outspoken scientists, and […]
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