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Statement on Boat Collision

On the morning of Thursday, September 1, 2022, a boat owned by ‘Namgis First Nation and operated by BATI (Broughton Aquaculture Transition Initiative) crew was involved in a collision with another boat off the coast of Haddington Island while sailing under heavily foggy conditions.
The boat which was involved in the collision with the ‘Namgis-owned vessel capsized in the incident and two individuals on board were rescued by the BATI crew. The rescued female individual was transported to hospital for medical tests.
Investigation into the cause of the collision is currently continuing and further details on the incident will be shared as they become available.