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Type: Newspaper Article

Title: Tofino salmon farm wins defamation case

Date: January 18 2007

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

Newspaper Name: Ha-Shilth-Sa

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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Geographic-specific: Tofino

Geographic-general: Clayoquot Sound

Format: Digital

Language: English