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Salmon News Summary – September 15, 2017

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TOP 10 SALMON NEWS STORIES Missing activist’s car found in Campbell River, friends fear for Twyla Roscovich (CBC, September 14, 2017) Friends and family of a 38-year-old environmental activist and independent filmmaker are searching for her on Quadra Island this …

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 – September 8, 2017

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TOP 10 SALMON NEWS STORIES Saving Canada’s Wild Salmon Policy (Hakai Magazine, September 8, 2017) When Canada’s Policy for Conservation of Wild Pacific Salmon was announced in 2005, it was hailed as a major step forward for fisheries management in …

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Salmon News Summary – September 1, 2017

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TOP 10 SALMON NEWS STORIES Canada’s move to keep fishing Chinooks is short-sighted (Globe and Mail, August 28, 2017) Earlier this month, the Alaska Department of Fish and Game issued an emergency order closing all Chinook salmon fisheries (sport and …

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Salmon News Summary – August 25, 2017

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SPECIAL – SALMON FARMING Increased calls for more fish farm regulations (Global News, August 23, 2017) On the heels of a major escape of thousands of Atlantic Salmon from a Washington state fish farm, critics are calling for better protection …