Media Releases

Press Conference: Hazardous waste recycling facility given green light on location in flood plain adjacent to Fraser River, Chilliwack

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MEDIA ADVISORY December 13, 2013 Chilliwack — On Tuesday December 17th, 2013 at 11:00am community partners are gathering at 7730 Old Orchard Rd, Chilliwack. The partners will formally state their concerns and stance on the recent rezoning decision made by …

Media Release: One year after $26 million sockeye inquiry ended and still no government action—Experts fear government is retreating instead

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Media Release October 30, 2013 Vancouver—A press conference today marked a full year since Justice Bruce Cohen released the Final Report of the $26M “Commission of Inquiry into the Decline of Sockeye Salmon in the Fraser River.” Despite the impressive …

Media Release: Conservation Groups Object to Marine Stewardship Council’s “Green Light” to Alaskan Harvest of Endangered Salmon

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PRESS RELEASE For Immediate Release: Wednesday, October 30, 2013 WILD FISH CONSERVANCY PO Box 402 Duvall, WA 98019 Tel +1 425-788-1167 www.wildfishconservancy.org RAINCOAST CONSERVATION FOUNDATION PO Box 2429 Sidney, BC, V8L 3Y3 Tel +1 250-655-1229 www.raincoast.org WATERSHED WATCH SALMON SOCIETY …

NEWS CONFERENCE—Government response still missing one year after sockeye inquiry final report —scientists, First Nations and conservationists call for action

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          Media Advisory (PDF version of release) October 29, 2013 Location: Vancouver – Harbour Centre, Simon Fraser University, 515 West Hastings St., Segal Room, (room number 1400) Time: 10 am, Wednesday, October 30, 2013 It’s been …

Media Advisory: Net impact—not possible to fish for pinks without harming other salmon at risk

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Vancouver — The Pacific Salmon Commission estimates that 26 million pink salmon are returning to the Fraser River this year. While these pink salmon can be fished heavily without jeopardizing future returns, the sockeye, coho, and other salmon that migrate …