On December 10, 2017, Jeremy introduced a motion to City Council that calls on the Provincial Government to consult with First Nations, local governments, conservation organizations and industry on a plan to move to closed-containment aquaculture. In advocating for the motion, which was passed 8-1 by Council, Jeremy said:
“We’ve received hundreds of emails in the last couple of days. There are a lot of people in Victoria who are very concerned about this. That’s because the evidence shows that open-net fish farms could pose serious risks to wild salmon stocks, and when we’re talking about wild salmon stocks, we’re talking about the health and livelihood of our coast and we’re talking about First Nations sovereignty.”
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