Monthly Archive: March 2010

Mar 25 2010

Letter published in Lumby Valley Times

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Thanks again everyone for helping with donations of salmon for the Siska First Nations and the Lumby Valley Times for printing my letters.
Priscilla Judd

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Mar 22 2010

e-mail from MP Colin Mayes

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Subject: Salmon Date: Thu, 18 Mar 2010 15:24:57 -0400 From: MayesC@parl.gc.ca To: g_pjudd@telus.net Ms. Judd, Thank you for your email concerning the salmon populations in British Columbia. In my March 5, 2010 ‘MP column’ in the local newspapers in my riding, the Minister of Fisheries and Oceans, The Honourable Gail Shea, appointed B.C. Supreme Court …

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Mar 22 2010

BC's backcountry needs your support

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You may not be aware that BC’s wilderness could become a wasteland before the next generation has a chance to experience the marvels of a canoe trip or skiing a forest slope. BC salmon are facing extinction and fish farms are not helping. Chile has done something about it but both levels of Canada’s government …

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Mar 22 2010

Get the migration out!

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” We hold salmon as sacred because they so generously feed our world. They built the soil of this province with their flesh, they grow our children, they feed the trees that make the oxygen we breath, they are food security in a world losing ability to even pollinate flowers.”
Alexandra Morton

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Mar 20 2010

e-mail to SPCA re: cruelty to Atlantic samon

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Written on March 3rd 2010 To the SPCA I am asking for an official investigation into the commercial operations of Marine Harvest for keeping Atlantic salmon in disgusting conditions, causing these fish to suffer from massive infestations of sea lice. A reasonable person suspects cruelty when creatures are confined in disgusting conditions. I read about …

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Mar 20 2010

e-mail from Minister Penner & Our Reply

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All species of wild salmon face multiple and simultaneous threats, including habitat alteration and loss, hatcheries, harvest, deteriorating water quality, alien species, contaminants and human population growth. Perhaps, however, the most over-arching threat is climate change … Barry Penner, Minister

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Mar 13 2010

Government Inquires?

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Written on March 13th 2010 Every Canadian Government has done what it could to deny Native rights in every court and every Inquiry. Read the large volume from the Senate Standing Committee, (in your library) it’s a diatribe against Native fishing! The Provincial Legislature created “Right to Farm” and overstepped it’s jurisdiction when it declared …

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Mar 13 2010

Canada's fiduciary duty and forced starvation:

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Written on March 12th 2010 So, the Federal Government is Constitutionally required to manage the salmon and First Nations have a never ending lien on that salmon. Where does that leave Canada and what does that mean for the Natives, Canada and the salmon? Canada’s natural resource give away plays a big part in habitat …

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Mar 13 2010

E-mails from Bill Chu

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Written on March 11th 2010 Good news! The Siska band have purchased two grass-fed beef cattle, had them butchered and distributed to families in their community. Chief Fred Sampson sent a thank you for the 147 cans of salmon, which I am passing on to you. We are relieved that the Siska band with young …

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Mar 10 2010

Starving a Hungry Planet

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farming food for profit with economies of scale
grows a corporate apartheid on a planet that’s for sale

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