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  1. The Pristine Coast: A documentary about our declining pacific salmon stocks

    Environmental, Fishing Politics & Fishery Updates
    A good friend of mine, Scott Renyard has made a documentary about pacific salmon and the impact of fish-farms. Its premiering next weekend at the Vancouver International Film Festival. Thought some of you may find it interesting! If you like the trailer vote for it at the VIFF's website below...
  2. DFO and their Management of the Fisheries

    Environmental, Fishing Politics & Fishery Updates
    So I am a young fisherman on this forum, and I respect everything I've read, as well I like to give newer fishermen/women new ideas to catch some fish. After saying that, I speak without financial or extreme moral bias towards any of the directed fisheries. My problem is with the current...
  3. DFO Needs To Make Wild Salmon Priority

    Environmental, Fishing Politics & Fishery Updates
    As much as I may have personal issues with Mr. Reid, he hits this one pretty close to the mark: DFO needs to make wild salmon priority By D.C. Reid, Times Colonist August 12, 2010 The B.C. Supreme Court transferring responsibility for fish farms from B.C. to the DFO has resulted in a document...
  4. BC's #1 Agricultural Export Doesn't Grow On Land

    Environmental, Fishing Politics & Fishery Updates
    We're farming for the future.... The title of this post and statement above are both on the front of a big multi page advertisement that was inserted into my wife's August (early delivery) CANADIAN LIVING MAGAZINE. This is from the salmonfarmers.org people. It is a very large (13 X19, 4 double...
  5. [fishermenlist] BC Liberals and fish farms?‏

    Environmental, Fishing Politics & Fishery Updates
    Hello In the article below there are allegations arising in BC Supreme Court that the Campbell BC Liberal government paid people to support salmon farms at a protest rally in Victoria several years ago. Also, below is my response to a BC Liberal MLA on the subject of salmon farm science. This...
  6. Norwegian-owned fish farms target of chiefs' hunger strike

    Environmental, Fishing Politics & Fishery Updates
    By Judith Lavoie, Times Colonist February 13, 2010 9:00 PM http://www.timescolonist.com/business/Norwegian+owned+fish+farms+target+chiefs+hunger+strike/2562922/story.html First Nations chiefs are planning a 29-hour hunger strike leading up to the Olympic hockey game between Canada and Norway...