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BC First Nation won right to launch wild salmon class-action lawsuit

Published Fri, 3 Dec 2010 11:35:15 EST Read More

Media Release A British Columbia First Nation has won the right to launch a class action lawsuit over damage to wild salmon stocks related to salmon farms in the Broughton Archipelago (December 3, 2010) Background: Achieving “Certification” is an important milestone for the advancement of the Kwicksutaineuk/Ah-Kwa-Mish First Nation's (KAFN) class-action law suit against the British Columbia Government for devastation of their aboriginal fishing rights all...... Click here to read this release



Important “Certification” step in BC First Nations Class-Action law suit to save Broughton Archipelago wild salmon begins today in Supreme Court of British Columbia

Published Tue, 13 Apr 2010 07:12:07 EST Read More

Important “Certification” step in BC First Nations Class-Action law suit to save Broughton Archipelago wild salmon begins today in Supreme Court of British Columbia (Vancouver, April 13, 2010) A Certification Hearing, a critical stage in the advancement of the Kwicksutaineuk/Ah-Kwa-Mish First Nation's (KAFN) class-action law suit against the British Columbia Government for devastation caused by open net-cage salmon farming in their Territories, began in a Vancouver court room today...... Click here to read this release



Certification Hearing begins for First Nation Class-Action law suit against British Columbia Government to address negative impacts of salmon farming

Published Mon, 12 Apr 2010 09:45:08 EST Read More

Certification Hearing begins for First Nation Class-Action law suit against British Columbia Government with the aim of addressing negative impacts of salmon farming WHO: Chief Bob Chamberlin, Kwicksutaineuk/Ah-Kwa-Mish First Nation (KAFN) & Chairman of the Musgamagw-Tsawataineuk Tribal Council (MTTC) accompanied by Hereditary Chiefs and Regional First Nation Leaders will attend the first day of Certification Hearings in the Supreme Court of British Columbia. WHAT: ...... Click here to read this release



BC Supreme Court will not delay KAFN salmon fishery class action law suit

Published Wed, 25 Nov 2009 04:22:25 EST Read More

British Columbia Supreme Court judgment means Kwicksutaineuk/Ah-Kwa-Mish First Nation (KAFN) salmon fishery class action law suit will not be delayed by provincial government efforts (Vancouver, Nov. 25, 2009) In February 2009, representatives of the Kwicksutaineuk/Ah-Kwa-Mish First Nation (KAFN) launched a Class Action law suit involving the B.C. Government's regulation of open net-cage salmon farms, and the very survival of B.C.'s wild salmon. On October 8th and 9th, a series of Moti...... Click here to read this release



Fish Farm Escape in Port Elizabeth

Published Mon, 26 Oct 2009 05:07:24 EST Read More

Press Release Attn: Environment, Wildlife, Fish Reporters and Editors Fish Farm Escape in Port Elizabeth (Sunday, October 25th, 2009) The Kwicksutaineuk Ah-kwa-mish First Nation is appalled and bitterly disgusted at the recently reported escape of 40,000 Atantic Salmon from the Port Elizabeth Fish Farm in the Broughtan Archipelago. After speaking with Clare Backman of Marine Harvest Canada (MHC), it was learned that during the removal of dead fish from a "natural fish kil...... Click here to read this release