Category Archives: Policy and Management

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.  …

In the news: “Made in Ottawa”

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From the Comox Valley Record (Dec 13, 2016): “Made in Ottawa—decisions on fish and water”.  Read the Water wise column by Tanis Gower of Watershed Watch Salmon Society here:  

Lina Azeez- Fisheries Committee

Talking about the Fisheries Act

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Watershed Watch just got back from another trip to Ottawa where we provided testimony to the Standing Committee on Fisheries and Oceans. Watch the video here.