Creating a culture of safety on the Fraser River

peacemakers: safety + culture festival 2012

Chilliwack Progress – Aug. 2, 2012
It’s a chance to learn something vital about staying safe on the Fraser River.

The first ever Celebration of Safety and Culture on the River is slated for Saturday, Aug. 11 at Island 22 in Chilliwack.

It’s a day for getting outdoors, tasting some salmon, meeting river users, and sharing cultural fishing practices.

“Safety is a big part of the celebration, but it’s a two-pronged approach,” said Rod Clapton of the BC Federation of Drift Fishers. “It’s also a demonstration of the spirit of cooperation that’s been achieved between local First Nations and the recreational fishing community.” …

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