18 Feb
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Fisheries Department to shut 15 salmon farms off B.C.’s coast to protect wild fish

Fisheries Minister Joyce Murray announces that the federal government will not renew 15 open-net pen salmon farms around BC’s Discovery Islands, a key migration route for wild Pacific salmon.  Minister Murray states that recent science indicates uncertainty over the risks posed by the farms to wild salmon.

Thank you, Minister Murray, for making this important decision. #endthepens

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