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Already whining at the Cohen Commission.

Just as expected, the anti-aquaculture folks in BC have lashed out at the Cohen Inquiry and its participants.  

Cohen Commission, Thursday, September 01, 2011

Theme: Aquaculture

Witnesses
Brian Atagi (Area Chief Aquaculture, Conservation & Protection, DFO)
Kerra Hoyseth (Senior Aquaculture Biologist, Aquaculture Environmental Operations, DFO)
Andrew Thomson (Director, Aquaculture Management Directorate, DFO (Pacific Region))

Cohen Commission, Wednesday, August 31 2011

Theme: Aquaculture

Witnesses
Dr. Gary Marty (Fish Pathologist, Animal Health Centre, Ministry of Agriculture)
Dr. Peter McKenzie (Veterinarian and Fish Health Manager, Mainstream Canada)
Dr. Mark Sheppard (Lead Veterinarian, Aquaculture Environmental Operations, DFO)

Cohen Commission, Tuesday, August 30, 2011

Theme: Aquaculture

Witnesses
Dr. Ian Fleming (Professor, Ocean Sciences Centre, Memorial University of Newfoundland)
Gavin Last (formerly Assistant Director, Aquaculture Branch, Ministry of Agriculture and Lands)
Trevor Swerdfager (formerly Director General, Aquaculture Management Directorate, DFO (NHQ))

Cohen Commission Participants with Standing

The Cohen Commission - the Commission of Inquiry into the  Decline of Sockeye Salmon in the Fraser River

Cohen Commission Participants with Standing:

1. Government of Canada

2. Province of British Columbia

3. Pacific Salmon Commission

4. BC Public Service Alliance of Canada
Union of Environment Workers BC

Cohen Commission, Monday, August 29, 2011

Theme: Aquaculture

Witnesses

Dr. Brendan Connors (School of Resource and Environmental Management, Simon Fraser University)
Dr. Larry Dill (Department of Biological Sciences, Simon Fraser University)
Dr. Josh Korman (Ecometric Research Inc.)
Dr. Don Noakes (Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Thompson Rivers University)

Agreeing to disagree: A fish story by any other name

Comments of interest from the article by Anthony Farrel:

Cohen Commission, Friday, August 26, 2011

Theme: Aquaculture

Witnesses
Dr. Brendan Connors (School of Resource and Environmental Management, Simon Fraser University)
Dr. Larry Dill (Department of Biological Sciences, Simon Fraser University)
Dr. Josh Korman (Ecometric Research Inc.)
Dr. Don Noakes (Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Thompson Rivers University)

Cohen Commission, Thursday, August 25, 2011

Theme: Diseases

Witnesses
Dr. Kyle Garver (Research Scientist, DFO)
Dr. Kristi Miller (Head, Molecular Genetics, DFO)

Theme: Aquaculture

Witnesses
Dr. Brendan Connors (School of Resource and Environmental Management, Simon Fraser University)

Cohen Commission, Wednesday, August 24, 2011

Theme: Diseases

Witnesses
Dr. Kyle Garver (Research Scientist, DFO)
Dr. Kristi Miller (Head, Molecular Genetics, DFO)