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Video: Safe Passage for Salmon

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The federal government just quietly approved another open-net salmon farm licence, putting our wild fish at more risk. Sign the petition at www.safepassage4salmon.ca and get the word out by sharing this.

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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)

DFO-Minister Tootoo Briefing Documents Released

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Document prepared by DFO for Minister of Fisheries Hunter Tootoo (recently released under the Access to Information Act) provide insight about how the Feds look at fisheries–from economics to conservation, aboriginal rights to aquaculture. It’s basically an introductory backgrounder on DFO, …