Mi’kmaq say Bay of Fundy developments could harm endangered fish

Big projects being proposed for the famous waterway include a controversial natural gas storage facility

Editors Note: DFO says the amended recovery strategy plan for the critical habitat of Inner Bay of Fundy salmon ‎won’t be ready for the minister to sign off on by the fall as reported. But a draft will be ready for public input.

Trina Roache
APTN National News
In Nova Scotia, people are concerned about the impacts of big projects on endangered fish in one of the world’s most famous waterways.

Two projects are being considered by the province on the Bay of Fundy.

Its high and low tides are also home to a number of fish that are on the endangered species list.

 

 

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Trina Roache brings 18 years of journalistic experience to APTN Investigates. A member of the Glooscap First Nation in unceded Mi’kmaw territory, Trina has covered Indigenous issues from politics to land protection, treaty rights and more. In 2014, Trina won the Journalists for Human Rights/CAJ award for her series on Jordan’s Principle. She was nominated again in 2017 for a series on healthcare issues in the remote Labrador community of Black Tickle. Trina’s favorite placed is behind the camera, and is honoured when the people living the story, trust her to tell it.