Recent Releases from Department of Wild Salmon
Testimony at Senate shows fish farm industry held the pen on writing Canadian Fisheries Act changes
Published Thu, 12 Mar 2015 10:08:59 EST Read More
(Sointula, BC, March 12, 2015) Alexandra Morton a biologist who has studied the impact of industrial open net salmon farming and become a vocal opponent of the industry in British Columbia, stated she was very "encouraged that the senators realize that aquaculture lobbyists were authors of large portions of rewrites of the Fisheries Act related to fish farms." She went on to say, "th...... Click here to read this release
Op-Ed: Are Fraser sockeye found downstream from the Mt Polley mine tailings spill safe to eat?
Published Wed, 13 Aug 2014 05:06:20 EST Read More
Opinion piece by Alexandra Morton The latest Canadian mine tailing pond spill into a BC waterway occurred last week near Likely, BC. Prior to April 4th, Imperial Metals’ Mt Polley gold and copper mine tailing pond was contained behind a gigantic wall of sand. There were warnings by employees and government that the tailing pond was over-filled and could rupture. The warnings were ignored and now much of this toxic material is in Quesnel Lake. Quesnel Lake flows into the F...... Click here to read this release