salmon

Lowest sockeye run on record prompts fishery closures, outcry

Predictions of an abysmal sockeye return has forced the closure of all salmon fishing on the Lower Fraser River.

Federal government expected to act on 2012 report examining Fraser River sockeye

The study did not identify a single reason why a mere 1.4 million fish returned in the 2009 Fraser River sockeye run, when 10−million fish were expected.
salmon, Chinook, Yukon, Teslin Tlingit

'New salmon run:' Planes now fly in fish as Yukon chinook decline

'It is funny, but it's also sad,' says Duane Aucoin of the Teslin Tlingit Council.
The Big Rock, Campbell River, Discovery Passage, Vancouver Island, tourism

Five reasons to go soul searching in Campbell River, B.C.

You don't go to Campbell River for things to do, you go there for the way it makes you feel.
Sockeye salmon spawning in Adams River. CP photo

Record warm temperatures to have years-long effect on B.C. salmon stocks

Warmer coastal temperatures have created a depleted food web similar to the one that exists off California.

Wild salmon advocate learns $75,000 lesson in court so you won’t have to

What does Don Staniford's $75,000 defamation fine mean for critics of big industry in BC?

Read the Science - The forests of planet ocean

Since I’ve moved to Canada, I’ve learnt a lot about salmon and it’s a pretty tough gig from what I can tell. Everyone wants to eat you along the way (including humans like me – yum!) and evolution...

How the Enbridge pipeline issue unified Northern BC

One unexpected benefit from the Enbridge oil pipeline debate has been a united cause among Northern BC communities.

No oil pipeline here: Enbridge Northern Gateway Joint Review Panel in Smithers finds 100% opposition

Wet'suwet'en Chief Darlene Glaim: "We have always held title to our land and have not negotiated it away...Our lands keep us spiritually, physically and emotionally healthy."

Inspectors check West Coast fish for radiation from Japanese nuclear meltdown

No problems expected, although radiation has been found in trace, acceptable amounts in past tests, experts say.