Editor's note: due to a technical error, the following story, from December 2018, appeared in the Nov. 13, 2019 Salmon Newsletter. For the latest Salmon industry news, please visit www.intrafish.com/salmon


The Governments of British Columbia and several Canadian First Nations group reached an agreement on Friday to close a series of sites in the Broughton Archipelago off the Northeast coast of Vancouver Island to allow for unimpeded migration of wild salmon in the area.

Officials from BC and the Kwikwasutinuxw Haxwa’mix, ‘Namgis, and Mamalilikulla First Nations agreed that 10 of of the 17 farms sited in the area would be closed.