sockeye salmon

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.

Toxic waste facility would be "catastrophe" for Fraser River: Sto:lo advisor

It’s an innocuous bridge, not pretty to look at, but vital: the Vedder Bridge connects the cities of Abbotsford and Chilliwack over the Vedder Canal, which flows into the Fraser River. If a new...

Pink salmon: a tasty, cheap and sustainable choice

“Wild salmon are a critical part of ocean, river, lake, and forest ecosystems. They provide food for everything from whales to eagles to bears and even help fertilize the forests along the shores,...

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.

Cohen Commission: classified salmon farm disease data released

Yesterday, in a historic moment for the coast of British Columbia, the lawyer representing the Province of B.C. at the Cohen Commission retracted her objection to the release of salmon farm disease...

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.