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B.C. Farmed Salmon Moratorium Remains

VANCOUVER - Federal Fisheries Minister Gail Shea says she will not lift the moratorium on aquaculture development in British Columbia's Discovery Islands for the foreseeable future.The announcement ca...
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Salmon Fishing Video Triggers Probe

VANCOUVER - The federal Department of Fisheries and Oceans has launched an investigation after an online video surfaced recently that allegedly showed the harmful release of salmon back into the wild...
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WATCH: Improper Salmon Fishing?

VANCOUVER - Thousands of salmon may be dying as a result of improper fishing practices along B.C.'s coasts, say environmentalists who claim to have video evidence of the violations.The accusations com...
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B.C. Salmon Run Threatened

VANCOUVER - A near record-low sockeye salmon run for Skeena River fisheries has cut off the catch in B.C., but conservation groups say Alaskan fishermen are not pulling in their nets, making the probl...
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The Results Are In: Wild Salmon Need Action Now

The Cohen report is a gift; a well-researched and valuable tool by which to recover wild salmon, not only the Fraser River sockeye runs, but salmon populations across B.C. But its recommendations must be implemented, funded and enforced. The ball is now in the court of the federal government.
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A Fine Kettle Of Fish For Feds

VANCOUVER - Some who took part in the inquiry looking into why millions of sockeye salmon vanished from one of British Columbia's most prized fishery are already anticipating what the report might say...
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Iron Ocean Dump's Greatest Risk

VANCOUVER - A small British Columbia First Nation making waves around the world with a controversial experiment in the Pacific Ocean is on the front lines of climate change, even critics admit.And as...
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Salmon Activist Goes Rogue

VANCOUVER - One of British Columbia's most vocal advocates for the preservation of wild salmon says she's not waiting to find out from a government inquiry why the Fraser River sockeye run crashed in...