13 Apr B.C. First Nations take their battle against fish farms to the courts (The Canadian Press)
Several First Nations from British Columbia’s Broughton Archipelago have set out on what could be an upstream court battle against the federal and provincial governments over fish farms. The bands were in B.C. Supreme Court on Tuesday, seeking to certify a class-action lawsuit against the provincial and federal governments.
The legal battle comes after decades of inaction, said First Nations spokesman Chief Bob Chamberlin. Natives in the archipelago, on the west side of the Queen Charlotte Strait on the central coast of B.C., have long worried about the environmental impacts of fish farms… go to article