Recent Updates

Province of BC media release: Public Invited to Comment on Water Act Modernization

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The Province of British Columbia media release Public Invited to Comment on Water Act Modernization announces a second invitation for the public to provide comments on revisions to BC’s Water Act. See the media release for information on how to …

CAAR Blog Post: New study suggesting sea lice not to blame for harming wild salmon inconclusive, unconvincing

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Watershed Watch Executive Director, Craig Orr, responds to a recent study on sea lice in the Coastal Alliance for Aquaculture Reform (CAAR) article New study suggesting sea lice not to blame for harming wild salmon inconclusive, unconvincing. Watershed Watch is …

CAAR media release: New Pacific Aquaculture Regulations pose major concerns, only marginal improvements

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The Coastal Alliance for Aquaculture Reform (CAAR) media release New Pacific Aquaculture Regulations pose major concerns, only marginal improvements provides comments on the new Pacific Aquaculture Regulations unveiled today in Vancouver by Fisheries Minister Gail Shea. Although there are some …

Judge Cohen issues ruling ordering the release of salmon farm data

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Supreme Court Justice Bruce Cohen, as part of the Inquiry into the Decline of Fraser River Sockeye has issued a ruling ordering the BC Salmon Farmers’ Association to submit documents on fish health, disease, stocking and mortality for 120 farms, …

Totem Flyfishers award the 2010 Haig-Brown Conservation Award to Dr. Patricia Gallaugher

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The media release SFU’s Dr. Patricia Gallaugher Awarded 2010 Haig-Brown Conservation Award announces that the Totem Flyfishers, Vancouver’s oldest fly fishing club, last night awarded Simon Fraser University’s Dr. Patricia Gallaugher the 2010 Haig-Brown Conservation Award. Dr. Gallaugher, a fish physiologist …