16 Jun
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Wild First applauds Minister Jordan’s important decision not to allow restocking of fish farms in the Discovery Islands

Wild First congratulates Minister Jordan, Fisheries and Oceans Canada, for her decision not to allow restocking of fish farms in the Discovery Islands, and for her decision not to extend Cermaq’s current license in the Discovery Islands area beyond June 2022. Thank you Minister Jordan, for listening to First Nations and the vast majority of […]

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26 May
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PRV originally from the Atlantic, spread to B.C. wild salmon from farms: Study

New research from UBC, the Department of Fisheries and Oceans, Genome BC & Pacific Salmon Foundation traces the origin of PRV (which causes kidney and liver damage in wild Chinook salmon) to Atlantic salmon farms in Norway, and finds that the virus is nearly ubiquitous in BC’s open net pen fish farms. Read more from […]

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19 May
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Discovery Islands Fish Farms Update | CKNW

Hear Bob Chamberlin and CKNW’s Stirling Faux discuss the Discovery Islands decision — and the importance of removing open net pen fish farms from BC waters. Listen now on CKNW.

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