Feds Silence Scientist Over West Coast Salmon Study


First Posted: 07/27/11 08:37 AM ET Updated: 09/26/11 06:12 AM ET

The Vancouver Sun:

VANCOUVER — Top bureaucrats in Ottawa have muzzled a leading fisheries scientist whose discovery could help explain why salmon stocks have been crashing off Canada's West Coast, according to documents obtained by Postmedia News.
The documents show the Privy Council Office, which supports the Prime Minister's Office, stopped Kristi Miller from talking about one of the most significant discoveries to come out of a federal fisheries lab in years.

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