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Climate protest in the time of COVID-19

The co-ordinated global actions inspired by Swedish teen activist Greta Thunberg were much smaller than last September's massive demonstrations due to constraints imposed by the pandemic, but participants say the need for them is more urgent than ever.

B.C. harvests 196,000 tonnes of fish a year. Most of it is exported and that's a problem, advocates say

James Lawson catches fish. Fish that rarely feed the B.C. coast. He’s not alone: Roughly 85 per cent of seafood caught in the province is exported, yet B.C. fish harvesters can’t get their catch to local markets — and the provincial government is doing little to change that in plans to increase food security post-pandemic.