Bruce Cohen

B.C. Farmed Salmon Moratorium Remains

CP | Keven Drews, The Canadian Press | Posted 12.30.2013 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - Federal Fisheries Minister Gail Shea says she will not lift the moratorium on aquaculture development in British Columbia's Discovery Isla...

Five Ways the Government Can Save Our Fisheries

Robert Chisholm | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada Politics
Robert Chisholm

Last week, The Cohen Commission of Inquiry into the Decline of Sockeye Salmon in the Fraser River released its Final Report. Although a wide variety of issues are covered, the 75 recommendations can be summarized into five key points.

The Results Are In: Wild Salmon Need Action Now

Gwen Barlee | Posted 01.01.2013 | Canada British Columbia
Gwen Barlee

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.