Category Archive: Cohen Commission

Oct 23 2010

Alexandra Morton – Vancouver

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Meet Alexandra Morton Saturday afternoon at Jerico beach! March to the Vancouver Art Gallery on Sunday – meet at 10 am Vanier Park and walk across the Burrard Street Bridge to the Art Gallery in support of the Cohen Commission.

Oct 01 2010

Alexandra Morton tours the Fraser River basin

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Salmon Are Sacred – Mission for Wild Salmon In May of this year, thousands of people joined Alexandra Morton in her 500 km “Salmon Are Sacred” “Get Out Migration” that ended up on the steps of the BC Legislature. Alexandra asked the Government to get open net pen fish farms out of our ocean and …

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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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Aug 19 2010

Cohen Commission transcript – First Nations on DFO

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Submissions on behalf of The Stó:lo Tribal Council and Cheam Indian Band page 95 and 95 The Stó:lo Tribal Council and the Cheam people hold inherent title and rights over their traditional territories, which flow from their connection to their land and water. These rights are enshrined in indigenous languages, laws and protocols. They are …

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Jun 09 2010

Cohen Commission releases discussion paper

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Cohen Commission releases discussion paper

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Apr 24 2010

Cohen Commission submission

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Submission 0024-KRAUSE Summary: Claims that sea lice from salmon farms cause high mortality among wild juvenile salmon or that farmed salmon contain harmful levels of polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) are false. The widely-cited studies making these claims contain serious flaws, and were funded by organizations that have been paid to promote the consumption of wild salmon. …

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Apr 04 2010

Submission to Cohen Commission

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Submitter: Gordon/Priscilla Judd
Summary: The decline of Fraser River sockeye is a human and political problem, not a natural one. Collective action is necessary to remove obstacles to sockeye salmon survival, which include fish farms on our coastal shores, watershed logging, the use of pesticides that leech into the Fraser River, over-fishing, and misguided Right to Farm legislation.

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