09 Aug
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Removing the stressors which impact wild Pacific salmon

Listen to “Mornings with Simi” – Stopping the spying, The history of FBI raids & Pink salmon coming home strong, on August 9, 2022 47:19-55:54 – to hear more about the planning process for transitioning open net pen salmon farms out of BC waters.

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08 Aug
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Pink salmon show signs of recovery

Wild Pacific salmon are making a comeback in the Broughton Archipelago thanks to the transition away from open-net pen fish farms. It’s time to #endthepens in all BC waters. Watch the video on our Facebook page.

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08 Aug
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Two years after open net pen salmon farms are removed pink salmon runs bounce back

Bob Chamberlin, Chair of the First Nations Wild Salmon Alliance speaks on the increased pink salmon returns seen since the Broughton Archipelago open net salmon farms were removed. Seeing thousands of pink salmon versus around 200 “bode(s) well for the environment, the animals and the economy of the North Island”. Listen to full interview on […]

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06 Aug
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The removal of salmon farms is key to positive salmon returns

Bob Chamberlin, Chair, First Nations Wild Salmon Alliance comments on the positive salmon returns – “…the removal of the fish farms is one of the key things to ensure that we have a greater opportunity for good returns of salmon.” Listen to the interview here.

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05 Aug
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Fisheries official denies coverup allegations over research into endangered B.C. steelhead

B.C. Wildlife Federation executive director Jesse Zeman says DFO has been hiding the peer-reviewed steelhead fishery assessment from the public because it doctored the science advisory report and made its policy recommendation very different from the one in the assessment. Peer-reviewed scientific research concludes that fisheries should be restricted in order to save steelhead in the […]

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29 Jul
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Framework to transition away from open-net pen aquaculture in BC needs work.

Immature technology of semi-closed containment raises concerns. “What I am aiming to do is get input into a transition plan that will greatly minimize or eliminate the interaction between wild fish and cultured salmon,” said Joyce Murray, Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard. “This is the first time a government has talked […]

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