Tag Archives: aquaculture

Local Clothing Company Donates T-shirt Sales to Watershed Watch

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“It’s time we take a stand against big business and the government and start putting our environment first,” Noel Fox, Hook and Vice founder, avid fly fisher. Hook and Vice, a local outdoor clothing company, is standing up for B.C.’s wild …

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Canadian fisheries scientist Dr. Kristi Miller-Saunders is no stranger to controversy. She was one of the first Canadian scientists to be “muzzled” because her research on fish farm diseases was deemed too sensitive by the government of the day. In …

New BC salmon farm proposals draw strong opposition

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British Columbians have spoken out loud and clear in opposition to two new salmon farms proposed for the Broughton Archipelago near Vancouver Island. Over 500 citizens responded to our call for comments. Watershed Watch forwarded these comments to the appropriate …

Two years without meaningful action on Justice Cohen’s recommendations… Now That’s Scary!

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Two years ago, on October 31st, 2012 Justice Cohen provided 75 recommendations around The Uncertain Future of the Fraser River Sockeye. The report was the result of an Inquiry that cost Canadian taxpayers $37 million as an investment in the …

Deadline for Comment on Aquaculture Activities Regulations is October 22, 2014

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On August 22nd draft regulations were announced to remove prohibitions in the Fisheries Act related to the use of pesticides and drugs and the harming of fish habitat by aquaculture. The draft “Aquaculture Activities Regulations” (AAR) will authorize owners and …