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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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Some salmon runs could bounce back

By Cloe Logan, National Observer, Local Journalism Initiative Reporter

Salmon runs across the province are tumbling, but a new report says some could bounce back — with some major changes. 

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Questioning the numbers: will 1,500 fish farm workers lose their jobs?

This is the second in what has turned out to be a series of interviews about the need for a plan to help the 1,500 fish farm workers who will allegebly be losing their jobs because of the decision to phase out fish farms in the Discovery Islands.  Stan Proboszcz, Science Advisor with the Watershed Watch Salmon Society, is questioning the numbers. 

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Celebrating Discovery Islands fish farms decision

National Observer, Local Journalism Initiative Reporter

Fish farm opponents on the West Coast are jubilant after Ottawa’s announcement Thursday that operations in the Discovery Islands are being phased out over the next 18 months.

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