Tag Archive: petition

Mar 29 2012

@findonnelly Petition 4 fish habitat protection

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I call upon the House of Commons to keep section 35(1) of the Fisheries Act as it is currently written with its emphasis on habitat protection.

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Nov 22 2011

Be an OMNIBUSTER #ItCouldGetWorse – Nov. 22 campaign organized by Youth

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So come on, we have been invited to be an OMNIBUSTER! It could get worse – don’t Let it!

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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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Jul 01 2010

17,000 signatures to get the fish farms out!

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Excerpts from the Salmon and Trout Association (S&TA) newsletter sign up for newsletter here. On Thursday June 24th, Lord (David) Steel handed S&TA’s Aquaculture Petition, containing more than 17,000 signatures, to members of the Scottish Parliament’s Petitions Committee. The event caused a satisfying media stir, both in Scotland and UK-wide, including slots on BBC’s Good …

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Jun 23 2010

Factory Fish Farms Don't Belong in the Ocean!

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Newsletter from Food and Water Watch – Canadians can sign this petition Factory fish farms in the oceans are a terrible idea. We’re getting ready to deliver a petition to members of Congress to stop factory fish farms in U.S. federal oceans and already have about 19,000 signatures, but would like to deliver 20,000 to …

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Mar 04 2010

Georgia Straight article

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I think there is a certain justice in taking salmon already fished and canned and sending it to those who, through no fault of their own, waited in vain for salmon to return to their traditional fishing grounds.

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