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Josh Laughren

Executive Director, Oceana Canada

Oceana Canada, an independent charity established to restore Canadian oceans to be as rich, healthy, and abundant as they once were, is proud to be affiliated with the international family of Oceana organizations.
Rebuilding Canada's Fish Stocks A Rare Chance To Rewrite

Rebuilding Canada's Fish Stocks A Rare Chance To Rewrite History

Some Canadians may remember the collapse of the cod and groundfish fisheries in 1992, which resulted in 30,000 lost jobs and cost $4 billion dollars. As we approach the 25th anniversary of this cautionary event, we are finally seeing early signs of a fragile but broad-based cod recovery.
07/19/2016 05:33 EDT
Canada Has The Opportunity To Restore Declining Fish

Canada Has The Opportunity To Restore Declining Fish Stocks

While the announcement about an investment in science is a welcome relief, it can only lead to healthier fish stocks if the government gathers and shares information about them, and uses the science to allow depleted species to rebuild - something successive governments have ignored.
05/17/2016 11:33 EDT