The Salmon People

Episode 10
October 3rd 2022

The Mandate vs the Mandarins

New research connects disease to the fish farms and the threat to wild salmon. Some of that research was only possible because First Nations have access to Atlantic salmon on the fish farms in the Discovery Islands. There are now more than two dozen closed salmon farms. Alex Morton reports on the difference that can be seen in wild salmon. Who wins this epic fight? Fisheries and Oceans managers working with the fish farm industry? Or First Nations and a tenacious whale scientist?