Tag: salmon

Ottawa Ups Protections For Endangered Southern Resident Killer Whales

The new regulations focus on contaminants, noise, physical disturbances and access to prey. Expanded protections for endangered southern resident killer whales off British Columbia’s coast focus on contaminants, noise, physical disturbances and accessibility of chinook salmon, the orca’s primary prey.  The actions announced by several government departments Thursday include […]

Protecting the Canadian Coast

There was a recent letter from Justin Trudeau to the Minister of  Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard. The following key priorities were shared: Lead, in consultation with provinces and territories, Indigenous Peoples and business stakeholders, in developing a comprehensive blue economy strategy to help guide future […]

Wild Salmon under threat in Canada?

Conservationists on Canada’s West Coast are raising a red flag. A diver and BC government captured video and took various samples of what some fish farms  release into the ocean.  The video footage caught the attention of government scientists who confirmed the presence of the highly-contagious piscine reovirus […]