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HoweSound 2015

Fishery Debacle: Emails Reveal Deception By DFO

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We went public this week by releasing our Access-to-Information request that has revealed deception by DFO following the 2015 Howe Sound seine fishery. “DFO did the right thing by closing the fishery, but it is clear now that they shouldn’t have …

Podcast: Advocates for Wild Salmon

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Catch our Executive Director on Blue Fish Radio- talking conservation, policy, and the future of wild salmon in British Columbia. “How Watershed Watch is Safeguarding West Coast Salmon”  


Discussing Policy with MP Goldsmith-Jones

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Last week our Science and Campaign Advisor Stan Proboszcz joined the Sea to Sky Fisheries Roundtable to meet with their new MP, Pam Goldsmith-Jones. The Roundtable is continuing its tradition of engaging with local politicians on important water and salmon …


Big Legal Setback for Northern Gateway

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The B.C. Supreme Court ruled this week that B.C. failed to consult with Coastal First Nations on Northern Gateway. A huge win. This ruling will likely have broad impacts for other projects where BC has relied on Equivalency Agreements to speed …


Kinder Morgan Update

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Interesting read about the recent statement from the B.C. government about Kinder Morgan’s proposed Trans Mountain oil pipeline: Les Leyne in the Times Colonist