Category: Salmon farming

People of the Salmon

Leadership from the Broughton Area were invited to Tofino to speak about how they removed 17 fish farms from their territories.

Cermaq Canada Expansion Clayoquot Sound

Cermaq’s ongoing expansions

Cermaq Canada recently received approval to expand 3 facilities in Clayoquot Sound, and they currently have 7 more expansion applications under review.

“What we heard report”

As part of the planning to transition fish farms out of BC waters by 2025, DFO conducted a survey. Hidden in Annex B: 78% of respondents want fish farms out of the ocean!

Open letter to Fisheries Minister

Why is the Department of Fisheries is approving fish farm expansions in the Clayoquot Sound UNESCO Biosphere Reserve while the Minister is developing a plan to remove fish farms from BC waters by 2025?

When wild salmon win—we all win!

Salmon farms are coming of the ocean in record numbers—in the Broughton Archipelago, Discovery Islands, shishalh nation and Washington State!

Fish farm crime and… reward?

Why was Cermaq Canada rewarded for breaking sea lice regulations at their Bawden Point salmon farm near Tofino?

Sea lions are baaaaack…

On a recent Clayoquot Salmon Investigation (CSI) mission, the sharp eyes of skipper Skookum John noticed something trapped under the walkway. Sure enough, we were able to determine that it was a sea lion. And

DFO wants your input

This is a critical year for wild salmon, as Fisheries Minister Joyce Murray maps out how to fulfill her mandate to ‘transition from open net-pen salmon farming in coastal BC waters by 2025’. DFO’s transition