Feb 222019
 

  Special Update: GM Salmon Genetically modified (GM or genetically engineered) Atlantic salmon is being sold in Canada, unlabelled. It is currently produced in small numbers in Panama but could soon be produced in Canada. The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) says it will not investigate our complaint alleging misleading advertising. The complaint focuses on […]

Feb 052019
 
2019-02-04   Federal Court overturns controversial salmon farm policy,  StarMetro Vancouver

By Wanyee Li StarMetro Vancouver Ainslie Cruickshank StarMetro Vancouver VANCOUVER—The Federal Court has quashed a controversial Fisheries and Oceans Canada policy that allowed fish farms to transfer young salmon into open-net pens without first testing them for a contagious virus that could pose a threat to B.C.’s iconic wild salmon. In a 199-page decision released […]

Apr 102018
 

Please scroll down to heading  With thanks to Dianne (the local resident). NOTE: the Comment from Thomas Gates (bottom of posting) from local group SOS Bowser  http://sosbowser.ca. Both the cholera and norovirus outbreaks are plausibly related to sewage  (#1 and #2 quotes, just below). Not mentioned:   marine vessels as a source of human sewage.   […]

Apr 102018
 
2018-04-09   2 B.C. oyster farms closed after norovirus outbreak,  CBC

With thanks to Janet, BC. http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/british-columbia/oysters-norovirus-1.4611419 40 cases of gastrointestinal disease linked to eating the shellfish raw The consumption of raw oysters has once again been linked to an outbreak of norovirus in B.C. (Elaine Thompson/Associated Press)   Two B.C. Vancouver Island oyster farms have been closed following an outbreak of norovirus associated with eating […]

Mar 252018
 

The Vancouver Sun reports: “The harvest (of herring eggs) in the area where the infections took place — a stretch of coastal waters from French Creek to Qualicum Beach . . .”.   I describe my experience in that same water, in  Submission to BC Govt officials, re the proposed Bowser Sewage Treatment Plant   (2017-09-12).   […]

Mar 242018
 

RELATED:  2018-03-22  Canadian government getting money from GM salmon sales    (Public-Private-Partnerships are so good for us!) There are many postings about Salmon.   I just set up a category.  To generate a summary list, click on the small grey text at top left, under the Title of the posting.   This article by Dr. Mercola explains […]

Mar 222018
 

Having trouble reading this mail? View it in your browser. The Canadian government is getting money from the sales of the GM salmon. The federal government is receiving 10% royalties from sales of the genetically modified (GM or genetically engineered) salmon. The royalties to the government are part of a 2009 $2.8 million-dollar grant agreement […]

Dec 072017
 

I phoned to voice support directly to the Indigenous Climate Action group. What a difficult decision they had!  Turning down $150,000 isn’t something an organization can do every day. These are great young people, smart, well-organized, fun, relentless, hard-working, and effective.  Well-networked.  They’ve been activists for years, are already seasoned through experience. I am definitely […]

Sep 152017
 

Very good video and written documentation.   With thanks to Alexandra Morton; First Nations Chiefs, people; and thousands of supporters. Among other issues,  there is further excellent documentation of a Canadian phenomenon, the use of the RCMP to defend corporate interests AGAINST our laws. Corporate interests act with impunity.   The RCMP respond when the corporate interest […]