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10-Jan: Letter to DFO requesting cessation of the Strait of George Herring Fishery

We again requested a moratium on the Herring Fishery

The Department of Fisheries and Oceans (DFO) has (finally) decided to reduce the targeted commercial herring harvest in the Strait of Georgia. While this is a step in the right direction, their justification for carrying on with a commercial fishery is on shaky ground from a data analysis perspective.

We continue to request a moratorium on the commercial herring fishery.

Read our letter. The November letter referenced in it is also available to read.