If You Want WILD Salmon

May 23rd 2012 IN TWO WEEKS THE PROVINCE OF BC wants to make it illegal to talk about reportable diseases in animals destined for human consumption. They also seek to amend the Offence Act so that the punishment can be maximum for talking about reportable diseases in animals/fish people are going to eat. I am … Read more

Gutting the Fisheries Act

by: Gus Van Harten Among the Harper government’s latest environmental reforms – packed like sardines into the budget – Canada’s Fisheries Act will soon protect fish habitat only in designated waterways. So long minister, and thanks for all the dead fish. How did the federal budget come to this? It used to be that fish … Read more

Harper Government & Canada’s Fisheries

Minister of Fisheries Canada

Harper Government Commits to Responsible Protection and Conservation of Canada’s Fisheries OTTAWA, ONTARIO, Apr 24, 2012 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) — The Honourable Keith Ashfield, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans Canada, announced that the Harper government will introduce changes to protect the productivity of recreational, commercial and Aboriginal fisheries. This means focusing protection rules on real … Read more

Lethal Salmon Virus Detected in 4 Species

Pacific Salmon by Les Bazso

November 3rd 2011… AN ARTICLE IN THE VANCOUVER SUN reported further findings of the lethal ISA virus in more species of Pacific wild salmon. To read the full article, click here. This article reinforces the need that all who care about the perpetuity of BC’s iconic wild salmon do need to unite and kick some … Read more

Removal of Atlantic Salmon Feedlots from BC

Here’s the link to the WGFCI press release that calls for the removal of Atlantic salmon feedlots from British Columbia’s marine environment. Please feel free to share this with your media contacts and others. Thank you, Sincerely, JAMES E. WILCOX Publisher / Co-editor: LEGACY Wild Game Fish Conservation International Web: http://WGFCI.blogspot.com