The Wild Salmon Defenders Alliance demands that Federal and Provincial ministers uphold their responsibility for safeguarding wild salmon from the unacceptable risks posed by industrial harms.
Federal and Provincial Governments
WSDA – August 28, 2017
Dear Premier John Horgan and Andrew Weaver,
It is now crucial to take a strong stand to champion the welfare of wild salmon and its habitat by removing open net pen fish farms from the Pacific coast, starting with one third of those illegally sited in Musgamagw Dzawada’enuxw unceded territory…”
WSDA – August 6, 2017
Report on Violations – Illegal By-Catch in Fish Farms and Illegal Occupation of Fish Farms We urgently ask you to connect with Hereditary Chief George Quocksister Jr. and take immediate action to ensure these wild fish are released and to ensure the wild fish of B.C. are no longer trapped in salmon farms and put so carelessly at risk…”

Ministry of Fisheries and Oceans (DFO)
WSDA – July 7, 2017
“Thank you for your reply to my letter of March 14, 2017. The ‘strict regulations’ your department currently has in place are unable to contain the sea lice problem plaguing the expanding aquaculture industry. This is an out-of-control problem in Canada and around the world. In a June 12, 2017 letter to you, Dr. Alexandra Morton outlined this precarious situation…”
DFO – May 17, 2017
“In British Columbia, the aquaculture industry operates under some of the strictest regulations in the world. DFO’s Public Reporting on Aquaculture website outlines DFO’s regulations, management requirements, and monitoring activities, which are in place to ensure that the industry operates in a sustainable manner. Environmental management requirements include…”
DFO : Letter to WSDA
– May 17, 2017
DFO : Letter to WSDA – Feb. 14, 2017
Skwah First Nation to DFO – Oct. 17, 2016