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17 fish farms to be phased out under new agreement between B.C. government, First Nations

Seventeen open-pen fish farms in B.C.'s Broughton Archipelago will be phased out by 2023 under a new agreement between First Nations and the provincial government, the premier announced Friday.

The decision is part of a set of recommendations reached through a government-to-government consultation between the province and the Kwikwasut'inuxw Haxwa'mis, 'Namgis and Mamalilikulla First Nations.

 

https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/british-columbia/bc-fish-farms-broughton-archipelago-1.4946570