July 23, 2023 USTFA

Fisheries Minister quits amidst aquaculture challenges in BC

Joyce Murray’s short and controversial tenure as Fisheries Minister leaves behind a legacy of unfinished business in BC’s salmon farming industry.

Fisheries Minister Joyce Murray, who has ignored her own scientists while pushing an activist-driven agenda to shutter salmon farms in the waters of British Columbia, is quitting federal politics.

Murray tweeted her intentions not to run in the next elections, as Prime Minister Justin Trudeau huddled with his advisors today to work on a major cabinet reshuffle. The new cabinet lineup is expected tomorrow.

Several other ministers have also announced they will be bowing out of federal politics before the next election…

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