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Cohen Commission

Fish out of water: a new future for salmon farming

An in-depth report on British Columbia's salmon farming controversy and how a Northern B.C. First Nation is spawning solutions.
Defend Our Coast rally in Victoria 2012

After meetings with federal ministers, Chief Stewart Phillip urges British Columbians to take to the street

Ministers' visit foreshadows Harper's plan to declare pipelines "in the national interest", the head of the Union of BC Indian Chiefs told the Vancouver Observer.

The Cohen Commission: a report that could save BC's wild salmon

Justice Cohen found that DFO cannot protect wild salmon while promoting farmed salmon

Opinion: Fish farming not a culprit of the declining salmon stocks

This week, the federal government’s Cohen Commission of Inquiry into declining Fraser River sockeye salmon stocks has begun its focus on aquaculture, which is the farming of fish or...

Surprise testimony: Fish farms may not be the culprit in Fraser sockeye collapse

Fisheries scientist stuns environmentalists by arguing virus may occur in rivers, not saltwater farm pens.

Alexandra and the golden straitjacket

Marine biologist Alexandra Morton spoke recently in Roberts Creek as part of her Salmon are Sacred tour to build a citizens movement to help save wild salmon from pathogens from salmon farms. Morton...