Media Releases

Fraser River sockeye runs were overfished in 2014 by 1.4 million

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PRESS RELEASE Fraser River sockeye runs were overfished in 2014 by 1.4 million “It was only due to dumb luck that the overfishing wasn’t extreme” April 9, 2015 (Vancouver, BC) – Despite a large return of sockeye to the mouth …

Feds propose increased fishing on endangered salmon runs – Salmon society asks British Columbians to speak out

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April 2, 2015 (Vancouver, B.C.) Amid ongoing controversy over mismanagement of the commercial herring fishery, the Department of Fisheries and Oceans is facing fresh criticism for proposing to increase the catch of endangered salmon. The Watershed Watch Salmon Society calls the proposals in …

Media Advisory – Concerns Over Proposed Location for Hazardous Waste Plant to be Presented to Metro Vancouver Climate Action Committee on March 26, 2015

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For Immediate Release March 24, 2015 MEDIA ADVISORY Concerns Over Proposed Location for Hazardous Waste Plant to be Presented to Metro Vancouver Climate Action Committee on March 26, 2015 Burnaby, BC – On Thursday March 26th , representatives of the Protect …

Media Release: Protect the Fraser Coalition Site Tour Feb 6, 2015

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February 3, 2015 MEDIA RELEASE CHILLIWACK – on February 6th, 2015 Protect the Fraser Coalition, working to stop the building of a hazardous waste facility on the banks of the Fraser River in Chilliwack, is hosting a Strategy Planning Meeting …

Maple Ridge and Pitt Meadows to get a musical treat inspired by love for local watersheds

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January 7, 2015 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Maple Ridge/Pitt Meadows, BC – What happens when a salmon advocacy organization meets Maple Ridge’s Port Haney based artist-in-residence (AiR). Leading up to World Water Day on March 22nd and Earth Day on April 25th …