Recent Updates

Historic Coquitlam Sockeye Smolt Release Celebration

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The first of some 5,000 sockeye were released to the Coquitlam River in a special ceremony led by the Kwikwetlem First Nation on April 20, 2017. This is likely the largest release of Coquitlam sockeye in over 100 years (since sockeye …

Recommendations from the January 2017 Scientists’ Think Tank – The Protection of Pacific Wild Salmon

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In January 2017, Simon Fraser University hosted an invitational scientists’ think tank as part of their Speaking for the Salmon series. The aim of the think tank was to examine the potential risk factors to Pacific wild salmon and to …

BACKGROUNDER: WILD SALMON POLICY UNDER THREAT

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What is Canada’s Policy for the Conservation of Wild Pacific Salmon and why is it important? The 2005 Wild Salmon Policy is a roadmap for monitoring the status of our wild salmon runs, conserving them, and rebuilding depleted populations. It …

New threat looms for BC’s wild salmon

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New threat looms for B.C.’s wild salmon Federal government moving to dismantle its own wild salmon protection policy March 16, 2017 (Vancouver, BC) — Fisheries and Oceans Canada (DFO) is moving ahead with a controversial plan to rewrite Canada’s Policy …

Defend the Wild Salmon Policy

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The bureaucrats at the Department of Fisheries and Oceans and their political masters are hoping that citizens like you aren’t interested in what I’m about to tell you, even though it is vital to the future of our wild salmon.  …