Fisheries and Oceans Canada

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.

2.6.15

Mount Polley Mine’s Headquarters Raided Six Months After Massive Spill

Four government agencies executed four search warrants as part of a joint investigation into the mining disaster. Meanwhile, Imperial Metals' Red Chris mine in northern BC started digging.

8.14.14

The Mount Polley Tailings Pond Disaster Has Sparked a First Nation Blockade

The collapse of a man-made lake full of mining waste in BC last week sparked outrage among environmentalists the world over. Now a First Nations group in a town 12 hours north has established a blockade at a separate mining development owned by the...