FRASER RIVER

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Possible Human Remains Found In B.C.

Abbotsford police say a person walking along the Fraser River off Walters Street in north Abbotsford around 8 a.m. PT Sunday found what appeared to be human remains entangled in debris at the water&ap...
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YVR Fuel Project Approved

VANCOUVER - The B.C. government has granted environmental approval to a company planning to build a pipeline and upgrade an airport-fuel terminal on the banks of the Fraser River — but there are 64 co...
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One Year After Cohen Report, Salmon Face an Upstream Battle

The record decline in sockeye returning to the Fraser River in 2009 provided the initial push for a federal judicial inquiry. Now, four years later, the offspring of those salmon are returning to spawning grounds in dismally low numbers -- so low that sockeye salmon fishery closures are widespread. What happened to Justice Bruce Cohen's 75 carefully crafted recommendations to rebuild Pacific salmon?
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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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Why No Sockeye?

VANCOUVER - Juvenile sockeye salmon likely didn't have enough food to survive as they travelled in poor conditions through British Columbia's Georgia Strait in 2007, resulting in abysmal returns to th...
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Going Home

VANCOUVER - Flooding in British Columbia continues to ease as the weather co-operates.Environment Canada said conditions are about two to three degrees cooler than normal and that's helped the situati...
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Relief At Last For Flood Victims

VANCOUVER - Water levels in many of British Columbia's rivers and lakes are dropping, giving flood-weary residents a break.And while that danger recedes, officials are warning people planning Canada D...