Monthly Archive: September 2010

Sep 26 2010

Alexandra Morton coming to Lumby

big-dark-salmon - photo by Gordon Judd
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The salmon are here! If ever there was something to celebrate this is it! The largest salmon run in over 100 years. These amazing fish swim a thousand miles against the mighty Fraser to come home to spawn. Lumby is the eastern most point for returning salmon. The sockeye are brilliant red and with them …

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Sep 20 2010

Natural Resources Defense Council

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Dear Priscilla, Thank you for contacting NRDC regarding fish farm pollution. We appreciate your interest in this issue and are glad to have your feedback on it. We will take your concerns on this issue into consideration as we expand and enhance our programs. NRDC has been working hard to end farm pollution for several …

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Sep 20 2010

we are strong – they gossip – we stand together for salmon

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Wild salmon are an icon of democracy – in their natural environment, they inherently benefit all of us. Sadly our wild salmon can be destroyed by people who either by ignorance or greed, can’t see beyond her own tragic lives We must protect our salmon, their river and ocean waters for every phase of their …

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Sep 19 2010

"COMMUNITIES IN ACTION"

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Mission World Community Film Festival – OCTOBER 1,2,3 “Hope is not what we find in evidence – It is what we become in action.” October is almost upon us, and with it comes the time to be part of an energy that has united some dedicated and powerful individuals. During the weekend of October 1,2 …

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Sep 19 2010

Adams River Coffee House to Celebrate the Salmon Run

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A special Coffee House will be held on Friday, September 24th at the North Shuswap Community Hall to help kick-start this year’s Adams River sockeye run. The evening event will feature those songwriters who entered “The Song for the Salmon” contest. This Coffee House is being made possible thanks to help from Sylvain Vallee, who …

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Sep 19 2010

reject the Approval of GE Salmon!

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Well darn it all anyway !!! – I just read on Angry Canuck’s blog that GE fish have been approved – however, it’s not too late to keep up the pressure. Watch the video and keep telling people about this monster fish. from: FOOD AND WATER WATCH Share our new video with your friends and …

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Sep 19 2010

"tough on crime"

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Yesterday I read a sign on a bulletin board in downtown Lumby – “Do the Police act for Government or the law”. A few days ago, I drove under a sign advertising “tough new laws coming Sept 20”. In the Vernon Morning Star (September 17th page A9) “B.Thor” wrote that new tough laws permit police …

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Sep 09 2010

more thought on the corporate ownership of fish in our ocean

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because BC has no authority to regulate fish Farms under the Constitution – Right to Farm and by extension of that, the subsections that presume ownership of fish by the fish farms are unconstitutional.

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Sep 08 2010

Is corporate ownership of salmon Legal?

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Is corporate ownership of salmon Legal? Apparently not! According to Madam Justice Newbury in her clearly written reasons for judgement in Marine Harvest’s petition to the COURT OF APPEAL FOR BRITISH COLUMBIA – Morton v. Marine Harvest Inc., 2009 BCCA 481 fish in the ocean cannot be considered private property. Justice Newbury did not accept …

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Sep 07 2010

last Offical day to comment on fish farm regulations

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Comment on Fish Farm Regulations today: https://spreadsheets.google.com/viewform?hl=en&formkey=dElVTFY0d1JqMGRYR2F6Vnp3QjEzRnc6MQ#gid=0

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