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Our Response to September 2017 Cohen Inquiry Update

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Watershed Watch Salmon Society Responds to DFO September 28, 2017 update on Implementation of the Cohen Inquiry Recommendations What is the Cohen Inquiry? The Commission of Inquiry into the Decline of Sockeye Salmon in the Fraser River was headed by …

Cohen Commission website archived

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  The Cohen Commission website housed numerous evidentiary exhibits, expert reports, transcripts and many other key documents from the Inquiry. This incredible resource was recently moved from its original internet address www.cohencommission.ca to Library and Archives Canada here. Don’t let …

Media Conference today at 10am: One year after $26 million sockeye inquiry ended and still no government action—Experts fear government is retreating instead

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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 strength of Cohen’s findings and …

Watershed Watch warns of risk to weak salmon stocks during pink salmon harvest in The Now article

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Watershed Watch Executive Director, Craig Orr, commented on the risk to weak salmon stocks, especially sockeye and coho in The Tri-Cities Now article Weak salmon returns raise concerns.  He also emphasized the need for government action on Justice Cohen’s recommendations made …

Business in Vancouver article: Federal government failing to reverse salmon decline in B.C.

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Peter Ladner provides a clear overview of the lack of government action taken on Justice Cohen’s recommendations regarding Fraser sockeye management in the Business in Vancouver article Federal government failing to reverse salmon decline in B.C. For more information on the …