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Wild Salmon Advisory Council Ignores Science and Communities

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The provincial government’s initiative to develop a “made in B.C. wild salmon strategy,” has been a disaster. To be fair, the province has taken action on many things that will help wild salmon, like reforming the fish farm industry and …

Safe Passage Campaign Update: Stan Proboszcz

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It’s never a dull moment, when it comes to our salmon farming campaign. In December, an agreement between First Nations and the province of B.C. was announced right before the holidays. The ‘Namgis, Kwikwasutinuxw Haxwa’mis and Mamalilikulla First Nations, along …

B.C. Local Governments vote for wild salmon at UBCM

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It’s a moment to celebrate! Last week, at the Union of B.C. Municipalities conference in Whistler, local government representatives from all over the province passed three important resolutions for wild salmon. Resolution A2 – Protecting Local Waterways & Wild Fish …

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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 …