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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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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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A closer look at Sea Lice on 15 Salmon Farms

There has been a lot of talk about sea lice infestation of fish farms lately. According to a recent article from the North Island Gazette, there were more than the ‘acceptable’ number of parasites on fourteen sites this Spring. The President of Cermaq Canada just sent an industry perspective of this issue to the Strathcona Regional District Board. I decided to take a closer look at the sea lice on 15 salmon farms.

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Visiting Philips Arm Salmon Farm

By Roy L Hales

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My interest in British Columbia’s fish farms began with Alexandra Morton’s fim “Salmon Confidential Documentary” and you can find a distillation of her arguments, as well as other articles critical of this industry on this website. I recently became convinced there is another side to this story that we haven’t been hearing. So, at Marine Harvest’s invitation, I went visiting Philips Arm Salmon Farm.

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