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Nov. 30, 2017 – Blood discharge spewing into B.C. ocean infecting salmon: scientist, CBC Radio

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

B.C. wild salmon are swimming in blood-coloured effluent from a nearby farmed-salmon processing plant, alarming scientists and activists.

Source: www.cbc.ca/radio/thecurrent/the-current-for-november-30-2017-1.4425138/blood-discharge-spewing-into-b-c-ocean-infecting-salmon-scientist-1.4425193

 Nov. 28, 2017 – Alarm over bloodwater, CTV National News

CTV National News: Alarm over bloodwater

The federal government has launched a review after tests showed a contagious fish virus in B.C. bloodwater. Melanie Nagy reports.

Source: www.ctvnews.ca/video?clipId=1272931

Nov. 27, 2017 – B.C. fish processors spewing potentially dangerous bloodwater in key salmon migration corridor, CTV News

B.C. fish processors spewing potentially dangerous bloodwater into key salmon migration corridor

CTV News has obtained video footage that shows a farmed-salmon processing plant in the Discovery Passage channel off Vancouver Island discharging bloody effluent from a pipe under the water — effluent that tests have shown contains a highly contagious fish virus.

Source: www.ctvnews.ca/canada/b-c-fish-processors-spewing-potentially-dangerous-bloodwater-into-key-salmon-migration-corridor-1.3696793

Nov. 14, 2017 – Protesters ordered off Midsummer Island fish farm, Vancouver Sun

Protesters ordered off Midsummer Island fish farm

First Nations protesters have been ordered to vacate their camp on a fish farm near Midsummer Island for 30 days while they prepare for a court date on Marine Harvest’s application for an inj…

Source: vancouversun.com/news/local-news/protesters-ordered-off-midsummer-island-fish-farm

Oct 19, 2017 – B.C. fish farm injunctions against protestors lifted, APTN News

B.C. fish farm injunctions against protestors lifted – APTN News

Injunctions against three First Nations activists protesting a fish farm off Vancouver Island was temporarily suspended Wednesday.

Source: aptnnews.ca/2017/10/19/b-c-fish-farm-injunctions-against-protestors-lifted/

Oct. 18, 2017 – Vaughn Palmer: Premier tries to untangle Popham’s words in fish farm letter, Vancouver Sun

Vaughn Palmer: Premier tries to untangle Popham’s words in fish farm letter

The New Democrats faced questions in and out of the legislature Wednesday over Agriculture Minister Lana Popham’s implied threat to cancel the operating tenures for one of the major fish farming co…

Source: vancouversun.com/opinion/columnists/vaughn-palmer-premier-tries-to-untangle-pophams-words-in-fish-farm-letter

Oct. 18, 2017 – Fish Farm Protest Camp in Victoria by Kwakwaka’wakw Grandmother, Warrior Publications

Fish Farm Protest Camp in Victoria by Kwakwaka’wakw Grandmother

October 16, 2017 (Langford, Lekwungen Territories) Kwakwaka’wakw grandmother and salmon protector Tsastilqualus Umbas from Yalis (Alert Bay) is ramping up support for her relatives at the Nam…

Source: warriorpublications.wordpress.com/2017/10/18/fish-farm-protest-camp-in-victoria-by-kwakwakawakw-grandmother/

 Oct. 17, 2017 – Vaughn Palmer: Popham pens ‘eviction’ notice-like letter to B.C. fish farms, Vancouver Sun

Vaughn Palmer: Popham pens ‘eviction’ notice-like letter to B.C. fish farms

When Premier John Horgan promised to “align the actions of my government with the United Nations declaration on the rights of Indigenous peoples,” it wasn’t clear how that would play out with speci…

Source: vancouversun.com/opinion/columnists/vaughn-palmer-popham-pens-eviction-notice-like-letter-to-fish-farms

Oct. 17, 2017 – Salmon showdown: fish farm occupiers summoned to court, National Observer

Salmon showdown: fish farm occupiers summoned to court

Three wild salmon advocates have been summoned to a B.C. court for their peaceful occupation of fish farms in Broughton Archipelago.

Source: www.nationalobserver.com/2017/10/17/news/salmon-showdown-fish-farm-occupiers-summoned-court

 Oct. 5, 2017 – Bishop of B.C. takes side in fish-farming dispute – Anglican Journal

Bishop of B.C. takes side in fish-farming dispute – Anglican Journal

Logan McMenamie, bishop of the diocese of British Columbia, is calling on the federal and B.C. governments to shut down fish-farming operations on traditional territories of the Musgamagw Dzawada’enuxw First Nation, one of the province’s Indigenous peoples. According to a press statement released by the diocese Tuesday, September 26, McMenamie travelled to Gilford Island, one …

Source: www.anglicanjournal.com/articles/bishop-b-c-takes-side-fish-farming-dispute/

May 11, 2017 – Email reveals Trudeau Liberals playing double game on UNDRIP: Saganash – APTN News

Email reveals Trudeau Liberals playing double game on UNDRIP: Saganash – APTN News

(Indigenous Affairs Minister Carolyn Bennett. APTN/File) Jorge Barrera APTN National News Two months after Indigenous Affairs Minister Carolyn Bennett declared to the world that Canada …

Source: aptnnews.ca/2017/05/11/email-reveals-trudeau-liberals-playing-double-game-on-undrip-saganash/

October 2017: Knocktober, Dogwood Podcast (Caroline Rufus listen at 22:30 – 28:03)

October 2017: Knocktober

Happy Knocktober! This month Dogwood’s remote organizer, Anna Barford, takes over the podcast to talk about the month-long push to gather support for a Corruption Inquiry. Anna talks to four volunteers who have signed up to knock their block — from trophy hunting to Kinder Morgan to fish farms, they tell us how they see corruption impacting their communities and why they are taking action.

Source: www.blubrry.com/dogwood/28122791/october-2017-knocktober/

 

 

 

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