For Immediate Release
October 17, 2017
RCMP, Marine Harvest, and Department of Fisheries and Oceans has just arrived on site to Port Elizabeth, where members from six First Nations of the Kwakwaka’wakw have been occupying fish farms, in their territorial waters for nearly two months near Alert Bay, B.C.
Yesterday, the peaceful occupiers, were served with notices of injunction applications to be heard in court on Wednesday. Sources have reported significantly increased RCMP, Marine Harvest employees and Fisheries and Oceans employees in nearby Port McNeill headed to Port Elizabeth with boats and water equipment.