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.