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Sparse sockeye run is an echo of 2009

August 8, 2013

Strict catch limits in place as this year’s returning salmon are the direct offspring of a season so bad it prompted a federal inquiry globeandmail – British Columbia

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Canadian, U.S. fisheries managers wait anxiously for summer sockeye returns

August 6, 2013

Four years after disastrous sockeye runs on the Fraser River spurred the federal Cohen Commission, fisheries managers in both Canada and the U.S. are waiting anxiously to see how returns will fare this summer for that same cycle of salmon. Vancouver Sun – News / Vancouver

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P.E.I. lab criticized over B.C. fish finding

July 30, 2013
P.E.I. lab criticized over B.C. fish finding

A P.E.I. lab that said it detected a deadly fish virus in British Columbia salmon lacked proper quality standards and didn’t thoroughly investigate conflicting test results, a review has found. CBC | British Columbia News

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Salmon farming company wins defamation lawsuit

July 23, 2013
Salmon farming company wins defamation lawsuit

An outspoken critic of B.C.’s salmon farming industry has been ordered to pay a major industry player $ 75,000 for claims he made online about the safety of farmed salmon. CBC | British Columbia News

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Alaskan fisheries endangering B.C.’s Skeena sockeye salmon: conservationists

July 18, 2013

A near record-low sockeye salmon run for the Skeena River fishery has cut off the catch in B.C., but conservation groups say Alaskan fishermen aren’t pulling in their nets. Vancouver Sun – News / Vancouver

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