NGOs clash with Canada authorities over video

By SeafoodSource staff

20 August, 2013 – Nonprofit conservation groups are angry with the Canadian government over its reaction to a video the groups produced that they claim shows fishermen violating the law by discarding dead protected species from their boats.

The groups, SkeenaWild Conservation Trust, Watershed Watch Salmon Society and Raincoast Conservation Foundation produced the video, which has prompted Canada’s Department of Fisheries and Oceans (DFO) to launch an investigation.

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