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PUTTING CANADA’s WILD SALMON POLICY INTO ACTION: Questions & Answers — November 2017

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The federal government are seeking public feedback on a draft implementation plan for the Wild Salmon Policy until December 15, 2017. Watershed Watch prepared this Q & A style backgrounder to help you prepare to give your feedback. Putting Canada’s …

Watershed Watch Letter to Minister McKenna re. Reforms to the Fisheries Act, Sep. 9, 2017

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On August 24, Watershed Watch met with Minister McKenna to discuss the review of the Canadian Environmental Assessment Act in Vancouver. We then sent this letter to elaborate on and affirm our comments. PDF: Watershed Watch Letter to Min. Catherine …

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Salmon News Summary – August 25, 2016

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TOP 10 SALMON NEWS STORIES Fraser River sockeye salmon at lowest numbers since records began in 1893, (Georgia Straight, Aug 22 2016) The number of sockeye salmon returning to the Fraser River is expected to hit a record low this summer. …

“Business as Usual”: a critique of federal update on Cohen

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WHAT IS THE “COHEN INQUIRY”? The Cohen Inquiry was the largest investigation of wild salmon management in Canadian history, spurred by the devastating Fraser sockeye collapse in 2009. It cost taxpayers over $37 million and produced 75 recommendations widely recognized …

DFO’s proposed Siting Guidelines for salmon farms

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See DFO’s letter: Proposed Siting Guidelines See our response: Letter to DFO re Draft Siting Guidelines (Sept 15, 2015)