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Aquaculture presentation to SRD Board

This is the unedited audio from the aquaculture presentation to the SRD Board made by John Paul Fraser, Executive Director of the BC Salmon Farmer’s Association, and  Dean Dobrinsky, from MOWI Canada West on March 10, 2021.

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Two competing fish farm presentations

Two competing fish farm presentations: the BC Salmon Farmers Association will be talking about the Discovery Island’s salmon farms at the March 10th Strathcona Regional District Board Meeting and Sierra Quadra believes they will be responding.*

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Feds not responsible for Mowi fish cull, they say

Campbell River Mirror, Local Journalism Reporter

The federal government says it has not asked Mowi to cull fish or stopped them from transferring smolts to other sites the aquaculture company has in the province. 

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MOWI revises numbers for fish cull to 2.6 million

The new estimate reflects the immediate at risk smolt numbers in hatcheries.

Campbell River Mirror, Local Journalism Reporter

Mowi Canada West issued a statement saying that 2.6 million fish from their hatcheries on Vancouver Island are at risk of being killed as opposed to the 8.3 millions estimated earlier this week.

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Three hatcheries cull 8.3 million fish

Campbell River Mirror, Local Journalism Reporter

Three hatcheries north of Campbell River are set to cull 8.3 million fish at an estimated revenue loss of $195 million for aquaculture company Mowi Canada West.

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