Category Archives: Policy and Management

Wanted: Your Feedback on DFO Plan for Wild Salmon

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The 2005 Wild Salmon Policy is a roadmap for restoring and maintaining healthy and diverse salmon populations and their habitats. Thanks to your letters, calls, and presence at the Wild Salmon Policy Open House in March 2017 we stopped the …

Watershed Watch and Living Oceans Society Applaud Investigation of Provincial Fish Health Lab

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A review of the provincial Animal Health Laboratory and its fish health program is long overdue, according to Watershed Watch Salmon Society and Living Oceans Society .  While critics claim the investigation is unwarranted, Watershed Watch Salmon Society and Living …

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Our Response to September 2017 Cohen Inquiry Update

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Watershed Watch Salmon Society Responds to DFO September 28, 2017 update on Implementation of the Cohen Inquiry Recommendations What is the Cohen Inquiry? The Commission of Inquiry into the Decline of Sockeye Salmon in the Fraser River was headed by …

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 …