BC First Nations leader calls for ouster of Canada's fisheries minister over Discovery Islands farmed salmon decision

Chris Roberts, chief council of BC's Wei Wai Kum First Nation, said in a news conference Tuesday Joyce Murray has set a dangerous precedent.

Chief Councilor Chris Roberts of the BC Wei Wai Kum First Nation (left) points out the increased cost of farmed salmon in Canada following Joyce Murray's decision to shutter 15 netpen farms in British Columbia's Discovery Islands.
Chief Councilor Chris Roberts of the BC Wei Wai Kum First Nation (left) points out the increased cost of farmed salmon in Canada following Joyce Murray's decision to shutter 15 netpen farms in British Columbia's Discovery Islands.Photo: CPAC
Published 7 March 2023, 20:42Updated 8 March 2023, 00:01