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The Invisible Miracle

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Right now, one of the largest migrations in the animal world is happening here in B.C. While salmon are well known for their amazing journeys back to their home streams to spawn, they also start their lives with an incredible …

New Heart of the Fraser Documentary Launched!

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The eagerly anticipated Heart of the Fraser documentary launched with a free screening at BCIT’s Burnaby Campus on April 5. The screening was followed by a Q & A session with Ken Ashley, Mark Angelo, Mike Church, fishing guide Dean Werk, MP …

Red Fish Up the River… Again

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Whether you know it, or not, Coquitlam is a salmon city. The name comes from the Coast Salish language where Kwikwetlem means “red fish up the river” after the red spawning colour of sockeye salmon. Unfortunately, the very sockeye salmon …

Salmon returns and fishing in BC: Highlights from the 2018 season

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Executive Summary Overall, last year (2018) was another dismal one for B.C.’s wild salmon. All along our coast, and across the province, formerly abundant wild salmon runs came back in desperately low numbers, leading to unprecedented fishing closures. Thankfully, a …

Wild Salmon Advisory Council Ignores Science and Communities

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The provincial government’s initiative to develop a “made in B.C. wild salmon strategy,” has been a disaster. To be fair, the province has taken action on many things that will help wild salmon, like reforming the fish farm industry and …