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Writing about science a bureaucratic nightmare due to Harper media relations policies, journalist says
Renowned senior science journalist describes difficulty in communicating with federal scientists due to Harper media relations policy.
Jul 16th, 2012
New version of salmon virus may have started in B.C., expert says
Commission into Fraser River salmon collapse hears a variant of a potentially lethal salmon virus has been found in B.C.
Dec 15th, 2011
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...
Aug 26th, 2011
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.
Aug 24th, 2011
Cohen Commission: 30 witnesses to testify during hearings on salmon 'Diseases' & 'Aquaculture'
The Cohen Commission has posted its list of witnesses for the evidentiary hearings on 'Diseases' (August 22 - 24) and 'Aquaculture' (August 25 - September 8).
Aug 8th, 2011