DFO

4.1.15

A First Nation Is Occupying a Government Office to Stop Commercial Herring Fishing in BC

If the feds don't have the authority to shut down herring fisheries, the Heiltsuk Nation does, says Chief Marilyn Slett.

5.9.14

A First Nations Community Has Blockaded Their Gulf Islands Territory Over Valuable Phallic Clams

The Chemainus First Nation say they’ve been let down by a recent Department of Fisheries and Oceans (DFO) policy decision to restrict their ability to culture geoducks, a hugely valuable clam species that is already harvested commercially in the area.