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Wanted: Your Feedback on DFO Plan for Wild Salmon

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The 2005 Wild Salmon Policy is a roadmap for restoring and maintaining healthy and diverse salmon populations and their habitats. Thanks to your letters, calls, and presence at the Wild Salmon Policy Open House in March 2017 we stopped the …

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 …

Watershed Watch quoted in article: Salmon inquiry weighs risk from habitat protection reform

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The Tri-City News article Salmon inquiry weighs risk from habitat protection reform discusses how the Cohen Inquiry is attempting to incoporate Bill C-38, and associated proposed changes to the Fisheries Act, into its evaluation of Fraser sockeye.  Groups have been …

Watershed Watch Comments on Fisheries Act Changes and the Cohen Inquiry in the Vancouver Sun

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Watershed Watch Executive Director, Craig Orr, states that Bill C-38 is a “game-changer” that will necessarily impact the work of the Cohen Commission of Inquiry into the decline of Fraser sockeye, in the Vancouver Sun article Fisheries Act overhaul prompts …

Globe and Mail: Scientists seek to learn whether fish farms kill fish

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A new research project is being proposed to determine whether salmon farms are killing wild salmon, and if so, how many?  The Globe and Mail article Scientists seek to learn whether fish farms kill fish describes the proposal put forth …