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Salmon farms win court victory: can restock pens

National Observer, Local Journalism Initiative Reporter

Aquaculture companies have won a court victory that appears to overturn aspects of a recent federal government decision to phase out contentious fish farms in the Discovery Islands.

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Virtual injunction hearing for three fish farms

The virtual injunction hearing, for three fish farms in the Discovery Islands, began yesterday.  

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Reporter Roundtable: Fish farms and seaweed production

In partnership with Cortes Community Radio & Cortes Currents, Folk U Radio offered its first Reporter Roundtable: Fish farms and seaweed production. 

The panel: Binny Paul (LJI reporter for Campbell River Mirror), Rochelle Baker (LJI reporter for Cortes and Quadra Islands, National Observer), Roy L Hales (editor of Cortes Currents) and Ashley Zarbatany (Folk U Radio’s new political and climate commentator). 

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Revisiting Phillips Arm fish farm

[Revisiting Phillips Arms fish farm is the second half of a Cortes Currents special on fish farms, that will be broadcast over Cortes Radio on Sat, Feb 13, and repeated Wed, Feb 17, 2021. Click here to access the other podcast in this special]

I decided to finish this hour off by revisiting the story of a visit I took to a fish farm, more than four years ago

Some people will call this program one sided, which is what happens when you interview the people on one side of an argument. 

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SRD protests DFO’s failure to consult

The Strathcona Regional District (SRD) board has joined the growing number of local governments protesting the DFO’s failure to consult before ruling that the Discovery Island fish farms must be phased out by June 2022. 

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