December 13, 2017 – CBC

New research shows wild salmon exposed to fish farms have ‘much higher’ rate of disease

Wild salmon exposed to open-net fish farms are much more likely to be infected with piscine reovirus (PRV) than those that don’t have that contact, a new study has concluded…


November 30, 2017 – CBC

Blood discharge spewing into B.C. ocean infecting salmon: scientist

Wild salmon off the B.C. coast are swimming metres away from a stream of blood pouring into the water — the byproduct of farmed-salmon being processed at Brown’s Bay Packing Company, near Campbell River, B.C. …


September 7, 2017 – CBC

First Nations leaders rally in support of B.C. salmon farm occupation

Dozens of Indigenous leaders and protestors rallied outside the Vancouver Convention Centre today urging the province to dismantle salmon farms along the B.C. coast…


Solidarity Rally: Musgamagw Dzwada’enuzw – Sept.7, 2017

musgamagw solidarity rally

On September 7, 2017 the BC NDP Cabinet will meet with First Nation leaders at the Vancouver Convention Centre. The Wild Salmon Defenders Alliance will hold a rally in solidarity with Musgamagw Dzawada’enuxw, ‘Namgis and Mamallikulla people who are occupying two open net pen fish farms to assert their Indigenous rights and responsibilities to steward their unceded territory and fishing resources…


May 17, 2017 – FishAndFly

No More Open Sea Fish Farms says NASF

A stop to all further open-sea salmon farming in Norway has been announced. This is a very important step towards the protection of wild Atlantic salmon stocks, many of which are under threat from a variety of dangers.