Cullen moves to protect Nass, Skeena and Stikine rivers

Private members bill proposes Nass, Skeena and Stikine rivers be placed back in the Navigable Waters Protection Act.

  • Jun. 25, 2013 5:00 a.m.

MP Nathan Cullen moved to protect the Skeena, Nass and Stikine rivers with a Private Member’s Bill requesting the full length of each river be put back in the Navigable Waters Protection Act (NWPA).

“I have submitted a bill demanding these internationally significant salmon-bearing rivers in our riding be fully protected under the NWPA,” Cullen said at Prince Rupert’s Rotary Waterfront Park this morning.

“Our rivers, lakes and ocean are key to who we are as people of the Northwest.

“They define us culturally and economically.”

 

 

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