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A small group of protesters stood in front of the Abbotsford Costco on Wednesday afternoon to raise awareness of their campaign to boycott the sale of Atlantic farmed salmon.

Eddie Gardner, leader of the Chilliwack chapter of the Salmon Feedlot Boycott and organizer of the hour-long event said the group was there to ask Costco to remove farmed salmon from their shelves.

The protest was peaceful as members handed out information leaflets and played native drums.

A representative from the Abbotsford Costco came out to ask the group to leave the property, but they refused.

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Seafood Expo Global

21-23 April 2015
Brussels, Belgium

Seafood Expo Global/Seafood Processing Global is the largest seafood trade event in the world. The event attracts more than 25,800 buyers and suppliers of fresh, frozen, packaged and value-added seafood products, equipment and services. Attendees travel from 150 countries to do business at the expo. Read More