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    Salmon Farming and Aquaculture
    Fisheries minister responds to salmon farm concerns…sort of-2

    Salmon farms: Has anything changed after a decade of controversy?

    It's high time for Canada to explore positive alternatives to disease and waster-producing open net pen fish farms, like closed-containment - says David Suzuki.


    First Nations show Nancy Greene Raine, Harper govt positive alternative to open net fish farms

    First Nations show Nancy Greene, Harper govt positive alternative to open net fish farms

    Rather than calling to expand open net pen salmon farms, Senator Nancy Greene Raine should look to healthier alternatives, like a new on-land, closed-containment operation, says DC Reid.



    Nancy Greene Raine - Fish Farms - What About Wild BC Salmon

    Nancy Greene Raine: Fish Farms? What About Wild BC Salmon?

    DC Reid gives Canadian Olympic hero and Senator Nancy Greene Raine an education on the damaging impacts of fish farms on BC's wild salmon, after she argued for tripling the industry.


    Harper government guts fish farm regulations

    The Harper government is laying the regulatory groundwork for a resurgence of the controversial B.C. fish farm industry.



    Fisheries Minister's weak response to salmon inquiry petition

    Fisheries Minister’s weak response to Cohen Commission petition

    One year after the Cohen report, DFO is doing nothing concrete to protect BC's wild salmon.


    Fish farm sewage-DFO expansions cost you money

    Fish farm sewage: DFO expansions cost you money

    DC Reid suggests waste from salmon farms cost BC's environment and public $1 billion a year, despite the paltry economic benefits the industry yields.



    European Commission wades into war over Galway salmon farm

    European Commission wades into war over Galway salmon farm

    The European Commission is wading into the battle over Europe’s biggest open net pen salmon farm, planned for Ireland's Galway Bay - amid charges of a cover-up of key scientific evidence.


    Group calls on Harper govt to implement Salmon inquiry's recommendations

    Group calls on Harper govt to implement Salmon Inquiry’s recommendations

    Watch this video on the battle to see the Cohen Commission's recommendations implemented.



    Salmon farms net more tax dollars from Harper Government

    Salmon farms net more tax dollars from Harper Govt to grow exports

    The Harper government is giving $21,000 to British Columbia salmon farmers to research best practices around the world, more than a year after a $26-million public inquiry made a litany of recommendations.


    Salmon farms get tax dollars for diseased, dead fish, provide few jobs

    Salmon farms get tax dollars for dead fish, provide few jobs

    Salmon farms in Canada are receiving tax dollars for fish that die from disease, while providing far fewer jobs than the public is made to believe.