Yearly Archives: 2011

Watershed Watch Finishes 2011 With Strong Words and Advice for Canada’s Government

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Watershed Watch Executive Director, Craig Orr, and Fisheries Biologist, Stan Proboszcz, summarize some of the evidence revealed through the Cohen Inquiry and how it points to a regime that is in “need of a major overhaul” in the Vancouver Sun …

Cohen Aquaculture Daily – December 19, 2011

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Transcript: December 19, 2011 Hearing Transcript Summary: The third day of disease hearings focused again on a panel of senior scientists and managers from the federal government. Issues that were discussed included: Dr. Simon Jones discussed his doubts about the …

Watershed Watch’s Craig Orr Comments on Cohen Inquiry ISA Hearings

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A vast amount of information has been discussed at the Cohen Inquiry hearings on the Infectious Salmon Anemia virus (ISAv) over the past few days. Watershed Watch Executive Director, Craig Orr, comments on key discussions from the hearings in the …

Cohen Aquaculture Daily – December 16, 2011

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Transcript: December 16, 2011 Hearing Transcript Summary: The Cohen Commission continued its second of three days of hearings to examine the issue of ISAv in the Pacific. Nellie Gagn√© and Dr. Fred Kibenge made up the morning panel. Issues that …

Watershed Watch feels better planning and analysis is needed after environmental approval of Kokish hydro project

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Watershed Watch Ecologist, Aaron Hill, states “Watershed Watch believes the Kokish River hydro project is the wrong hydro project for Vancouver Island. BC’s wild salmon and steelhead are too important to sacrifice for intermittent low-quality electricity. Global climate change is …