DFO bends to pressure, resumes herring talks with Heiltsuk – Marilyn Slett remains locked inside the federal fisheries office

The Department of Fisheries and Oceans (DFO) Pacific Regional Director resumed negotiations this afternoon with Heiltsuk First Nations over the controversial herring fishery as protests at DFO offices in Vancouver and Bella Bella grew. Top DFO boss, Sue Farlinger, landed on Denny Island this afternoon near Bella Bella off the Northern B.C. coast to meet with First Nations leaders there.   Read the rest here 20:10

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