Tag Archives: Salmon Leaks

Help open 1500 kilometres of wild salmon habitat! Send a letter today.

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Right now, millions of juvenile salmon are swimming down the Fraser River towards the ocean and they need our help. As they move downstream, they need side channels to duck into to feed and grow, and to shelter from the coming spring melt. …

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 …

Salmon Leaks Part 13: Water, Cumulative Impacts and DFO Final Summary Panel

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Nearing the end of regularly scheduled hearings, the Cohen Commission wrapped up with sessions on Hydro and Cumulative Effects. In addition, a senior DFO management panel was brought back for a final wrap-up. Although these were the last hearings of …

Salmon Leaks Part 12: Habitat in the Marine Environment and Aboriginal Fishing

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The Cohen Commission approached the three-quarter mark in terms of days in hearing and turned to a new topic—Habitat in the Marine Environment, which included testimony from DFO and non-DFO scientists. Subsequently, the commission took another look at Aboriginal Fishing. …

Salmon Leaks Part 10: Cultus Lake sockeye, Wild Salmon Policy, Human Impacts and Aboriginal Fishing

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The Cohen Inquiry brought its focus to several new topics and a couple it previously examined.  A number of interesting documents were made public. See transcripts for the sessions on predators, contaminants, fisheries monitoring and enforcement below: May 30 Cultus …