The Skeena is a globally important wild salmon stronghold and Canada’s second largest wild salmon river. Home to some of the largest Chinook and steelhead ever recorded, the river’s combined tribal, recreational, and commercial fishing economy is worth $110 million a year. The river and its salmon form the cultural and social bedrock of the place, where fishing is a near-universal way of life and First Nations have been celebrating and eating salmon for 5,000 years.
On September 27th Trudeau’s cabinet gave conditional approval to a Petronus-backed LNG development that threatens Flora Bank, at the mouth of the Skeena. Please continue to voice your concerns through the link below. We are not giving up on the Skeena. And neither should you.