Boats told to stay at least 200 metres away from killer whales off BC coast

10/26/2017
Rules are expected to be in place by spring 2018 to ensure no boat comes within 200 metres of southern resident killer whales in Canadian waters.
There are fewer than 100 southern resident killer whales in the Salish Sea, the series of waterways off the straits of Georgia, Juan de Fuca and Puget ...
LeBlanc told reporters outside the House of Commons he heard loud and clear from scientists at a symposium on the whales in British Columbia ...
He said he's asking whale-watching tour operators to voluntarily respect the 200 metres immediately, saying whale-watching companies have been ...
Scientific evidence shows noise from large ships and whale-watching tour boats is one of the biggest threats to the whales as it disturbs their ability to ...

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