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Title: Move to closed cage salmon farming debated.

Year: 2007

Author(s): Jennifer Dart, The Westerly News

Type: Newspaper Article

Description:
If the BC salmon farming industry is forced to go to closed containment systems, production is likely to move closer to large markets and away from small coastal BC communities, said one local salmon farmer...

 

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Title: Mainstream fish farm net breached

Year: 2007

Author(s): Jennifer Dart, The Westerly News

Type: Newspaper Article

Description:
A contract worker circumventing Mainstream Canada's harvesting procedures is to blame for a Sept. 4 breach in the company's net structure at their Saranac fish farm in Clayoquot Sound, says a company official. Mainstream's deputy managing director Alistair Haughton told the Westerly the contract worker attached a shackle to a seine net at the Saranac farm site...

 

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Title: Salmon & Sea Lice Research

Year: 2007

Author(s): Steve Atkinson, The Record

Type: Newspaper Article

Description:
In 2006 the BC Pacific Salmon Forum funded a variety of research initiatives. Many of these initiatives focused on wild/farmed fish interactions and sea lice. Between 2004 and 2006 sampling was done on emigration rates of juvenile chum salmon. The samples were taken at multiple points in Clayoquot Sound on the West Coast of Vancouver Island and in the Broughton Archipelago. Rating was based on both before and after wild fish passed local salmon farms. It was found that low water salinity was associated with reduced sea lice abundance...

 

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Title: No sockeye catch in Barkley Sound

Year: 2007

Author(s): The Westerly News

Type: Newspaper Article

Description:
The Department of Fisheries and Oceans has brought the daily quota for sockeye salmon in Barkley Sound and Alberni Inlet from four to zero...

 

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Title: Low returns spurs on conservation measures

Year: 2007

Author(s): Ha-Shilth-Sa

Type: Newspaper Article

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The Hupacasath First Nation is concerned about the low numbers forecast for the 2007 Somass sockeye return and have called on all Nuu-chah-nulth nations, Ha'wiih and chiefs and councils to make all efforts to protect the stocks.

 

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Title: Tofino salmon farm wins defamation case

Year: 2007

Author(s): Denise August Titian, Ha-Shilth-Sa

Type: Newspaper Article

Description:
Tofino - Creative Salmon, a Tofino-based aquaculture company, has won a $15,000 BC Supreme Court judgement against former Friends of Clayoquot Sound (FOCS) employee Don Staniford. The court ruled Staniford made defamatory remarks against Creative Salmon in two press releases issued in June 2005. Staniford, hired by FOCS to campaign against salmon farming in Clayoquot Sound, became aware of a Canadian Food Inspection Agency report, released June 2005, that found trace elements of malachite green in a fish farmed by Creative Salmon....

 

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Title: Clayoquot Sound Salmon Review 1947-2007

Year: 2007

Author(s): Suzanne Hare; Steve Lawson

Type: Report (unpublished)

Description:
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Title: Aquaculture committee hears West Coast points of view

Year: 2006

Author(s): Jennifer Dart, The Westerly News

Type: Newspaper Article

Description:
Twenty people gave testimony to the Special Legislative Committee on Sustainable Aquaculture when it stopped in Tofino June 6 and the majority of those spoke in defence of an industry that has filled the employment gap left by the decline of the wild salmon fishery....

 

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Title: Fishing closure proposed for Gold River

Year: 2006

Author(s): Miriam Trevis, The Record

Type: Newspaper Article

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A proposal by the Ministry of Environment to close the Gold River annually from December 1 through May 21 has received considerable attention in the angling community...

 

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Title: Sea lion deaths on fish farm sites

Year: 2006

Author(s): Jennifer Dart, The Westerly News

Type: Newspaper Article

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The death of twelve sea lions at two fish farm sites in Clayoquot Sound has prompted a local company to reconfigure its net structures. This unprecedented number of deaths occurred at the Dawley Passage farm in Fortune Channel and the Baxter Islet farm, both belonging to Creative Salmon company of Tofino. News of the deaths came after bear watching companies reported a bear acting strangely and then found two dead sea lions on a nearby beach...

 

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Title: Hupacasath work to restore Ash River

Year: 2006

Author(s): Dave Wiwchar, Ha-Shilth-Sa

Type: Newspaper Article

Description:
Ahaswinis - From the beginning of time, salmon have sustained the people and ecology of the west coast. Every autumn, the slap of tails could be heard in every river, creek , and stream as millions of sockeye, chinook, coho, chum, pink, and steelhead salmon rushed towards their natal streams to complete their life cycle and launch the next generation. While millions of salmon continue their spawning run up the Somass and Stamp rivers, industrialization in the mid-1950s severed salmon runs in the heart of Hupacasath territory....

 

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Title: No letter of support for fish farming industry

Year: 2006

Author(s): Jennifer Dart, The Westerly News

Type: Newspaper Article

Description:
Tofino council voted down its own recommendation to send a letter in support of a sustainable aquaculture industry in Clayoquot Sound to the Legislative Assembly and the BC Salmon Farmer's Association...

 

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Title: Malachite green regs relaxed

Year: 2006

Author(s): Jennifer Dart, The Westerly News

Type: Newspaper Article

Description:
Spencer Evans of Tofino's Creative Salmon fish farming company expected Health Canada's recent decision to relax its rules on the chemical malachite green. The authority announced April 3 it will allow trace amounts of the chemical to appear in fish bound for human consumption. Creative Salmon was one of two BC fish farming companies shut down last year because amounts under one part per billion (0.33ppb) of the potential carcinogen were found in one of its fish...

 

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Title: Spirited discussion around the table at summit

Year: 2006

Author(s): Deborah Steel, Ha-Shilth-Sa

Type: Newspaper Article

Description:
Hupacasath - Corporate disregard for the habitat, provincial disinterest in the habitat protection debate and bureaucratic apathy in Ottawa in regard to Valley habitat protection efforts were all topics to be bounced around the discussion table at the West Coast Vancouver Island (WCVI) Salmon Summit held at the House of Gathering on Nov. 22 and 23. After listening to presentations on the state of the salmon stock in British Columbia, and in particular, on the west coast of Vancouver Island, participants attending Day One of the summit met for round-rable discussions where the talk was wide-ranging and spirited....

 

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Title: Sockeye to struggle into next year

Year: 2006

Author(s): Ha-Shilth-Sa

Type: Newspaper Article

Description:
Hupacasath - Preliminary reports from the Department of Fisheries and Oceans (DFO) indicate concern for Barkley sockeye in 2007, with a jack return of less than 10% of average in 2006. Somass escapements in 2006 were below average, particularly in age four fish. Henderson Lake sockeye are faring somewhat better with a slight increase from recent unprecedented low escapements, but the 2007 returns are expected to be low as well...

 

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Title: Negotiating TEK in BC Salmon Farming: Learning From Each Other or Managing Tradition and Eliminating Contention?

Year: 2006

Author(s): Dorothee Schreiber; Dianne Newell

Type: Journal Article

Description:
See another article in this journal: Charting a Course: Shellfish Aquaculture and Indigenous Rights in New Zealand and British Columbia

 

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Title: Salmon policy could involve First Nations.

Year: 2005

Author(s): David Wiwchar, Ha-shilth-sa Newspaper

Type: Newspaper Article

Description:
Fisheries and Oceans Canada announced its new Wild Salmon Policy last month, adding it will consult with First Nations over the next couple of months before implementation. Geoff Regan, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans spoke before a small group of reporters in announcing "A Policy Framework for Conservation of Wild Pacific Salmon"

 

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Title: Wild salmon policy will need funding.

Year: 2005

Author(s): Jennifer Dart, The Westerly Newspaper

Type: Newspaper Article

Description:
The deadline for public comment on the Department of Fisheries and Oceans' (DFO) draft Wild Salmon Policy is Feb.18. According to the draft, the goal of the Wild Salmon Policy is to restore and maintain healthy and diverse salmon populations and their habitat for the benefit and enjoyment of the people of Canada in perpetuity.

 

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Title: Wild salmon policy debated.

Year: 2005

Author(s): David Wiwchar, Ha-shilth-sa Newspaper

Type: Newspaper Article

Description:
Nuu-chah-nulth fishermen met with BC Aboriginal Fisheries Commission leaders and Fisheries and Oceans Canada representatives last week to discuss the latest Wild Salmon Policy.

 

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Title: Fisheries try to tackle contentious issues.

Year: 2005

Author(s): The Westerly Newspaper

Type: Newspaper Article

Description:
The West Coast salmon fishing industry is rife with problems and the outlook is poor, but the situation will be reversed, federal Fisheries Minister Geoff Regan said last week. Regan released the latest federal Fisheries Department initiative or \blueprint\" to try to resolve an array of problems that have beset the industry for many years."""

 

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Title: Sockeye returns down.

Year: 2005

Author(s): Jennifer Dart, The Westerly Newspaper

Type: Newspaper Article

Description:
Fisheries and Oceans Canada held a news conference August 15 to address questions related to the lateness and below forecasted numbers of sockeye salmon returning to BC waterways this summer.

 

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Title: Sockeye limit set for Barkley Sound.

Year: 2005

Author(s): Jennifer Dart, The Westerly Newspaper

Type: Newspaper Article

Description:
The Department of Fisheries and Oceans recently announced that as of May 1, the recreational daily limit for sockeye salmon in area 23 (Barkley Sound and Alberni Inlet) will be two until further notice. According to the DFO, the pre-season forecast for Somass sockeye is for a below average return of 500,000 sockeye.

 

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Title: Kennedy Flats watershed receives grant.

Year: 2005

Author(s): Denise August, Ha-shilth-sa Newspaper

Type: Newspaper Article

Description:
Clayoquot Sound's industry-scarred Kennedy Lake is on the road to recovery thanks to salmon habitat restoration projects, but the important work could have been curtailed due to lack of funding until the Pacific Salmon Commission bestowed a $122,000 grant to the Central Westcoast Forest Society.

 

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Title: Charges laid against salmon farming company

Year: 2005

Author(s): Living Oceans Society

Type: Newspaper Article

Description:
Port Hardy-On June 7, 2005 charges were laid against Heritage Salmon, Fisheries and Oceans Canada, and the Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food by independent researcher Alexandra Morton for illegal discharge of sea lice from one of their farms in the Broughton Archipelago....

 

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Title: Creative Salmon back in business

Year: 2005

Author(s): Jennifer Dart, The Westerly News

Type: Newspaper Article

Description:
Creative Salmon in Tofino was given the go-ahead July 3 to again harvest farmed salmon from its Dawley Pass farm where a fish contaminated with a trace amount of malachite green originated....