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Salmon News Summary – March 23, 2017

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TOP 10 SALMON NEWS STORIES New Threat Looms For B.C.’s Wild Salmon (CKNW, March 16, 2017) Fisheries and Oceans Canada (DFO) is moving ahead with a controversial plan to rewrite Canada’s Policy for the Conservation of Wild Pacific Salmon, better …

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Salmon News Summary – March 10, 2017

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TOP 10 SALMON NEWS STORIES Action Alert: Defend the Wild Salmon Policy (Watershed Watch Salmon Society, March 9, 2017) There’s a new threat to BC’s salmon. The feds are moving to gut Canada’s Policy for the Conservation of Wild Pacific …

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Salmon News Summary – March 2, 2017

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TOP 10 SALMON NEWS STORIES DFO study links virus, heart disease in farmed fish (Business in Vancouver, February 27, 2017) A new study by the Department of Fisheries and Oceans suggests a link between the Piscine orthoreovirus (PRV) and a …

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Salmon News Summary – February 24, 2017

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TOP 10 SALMON NEWS STORIES Province pulls controversial Shawnigan Lake soil dumping permit (CBC, February 23, 2017) The B.C. government has cancelled the waste discharge permit that allowed a quarry upstream from Shawnigan Lake to receive and store contaminated soil. Cobble …