Monthly Archives: March 2017

BACKGROUNDER: WILD SALMON POLICY UNDER THREAT

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What is Canada’s Policy for the Conservation of Wild Pacific Salmon and why is it important? The 2005 Wild Salmon Policy is a roadmap for monitoring the status of our wild salmon runs, conserving them, and rebuilding depleted populations. It …

New threat looms for BC’s wild salmon

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New threat looms for B.C.’s wild salmon Federal government moving to dismantle its own wild salmon protection policy March 16, 2017 (Vancouver, BC) — Fisheries and Oceans Canada (DFO) is moving ahead with a controversial plan to rewrite Canada’s Policy …

Defend the Wild Salmon Policy

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The bureaucrats at the Department of Fisheries and Oceans and their political masters are hoping that citizens like you aren’t interested in what I’m about to tell you, even though it is vital to the future of our wild salmon.  …

Overview of the 2016 Salmon Season & Outlook for 2017

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prepared by Greg Taylor, Fisheries Advisor Summary: Warm ocean conditions and variable freshwater conditions led to reduced salmon returns coastwide Reports by DFO’s Conservation and Protection Branch indicate high levels of non-compliance in several important fisheries The level of core …