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Coastal First Nations respond to Ocean Protection Plan

Coastal First Nations say the newly announced Ocean Protection Plan is a good first step.

The Federal government announced the $1.5 billion plan this week.

Chief of the Heiltsuk First Nation, Marilyn Slett, says they were pleased to see the plan includes developing community response teams with Indigenous communities.

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Slett says the spill from the sunken tug and the sinking of a barge near Klemtu on Sunday shows that more work needs to be done in order for BC to have a world-class response system.

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