News Articles

Talk to salmon farmers to get the real story
November 13, 2009
Letter to the Editor, Campbell River Courier Islander, November 13, 2009 I have sat back and watched the ongoing reporting in your paper as to the risks and benefits of salmon farming. To be honest,...
Fish farms
November 12, 2009
Letter to the Editor, Campbell River Mirror, November 12, 2009 Re. “U.S. interests are pulling Canada’s strings again” (BC Views, The Tri-City News, Nov. 4). As someone who works in B.C.’s salmon...
Sockeye inquiry an opportunity to put myths to rest
November 10, 2009
By Tom Fletcher - BC Local News, Published: November 10, 2009 VICTORIA – Prime Minister Stephen Harper’s decision to have a judicial inquiry into the sockeye salmon crisis has the potential to do...
B.C. VIEWS: U.S. interests pull our strings again
November 3, 2009
By Tom Fletcher - BC Local News, Published: November 03, 2009 VICTORIA – If you go to the grocery store and buy a can of sockeye salmon right now, chances are it will say “product of U.S.A.” on the...
BC VIEWS: Usual suspects in salmon crisis
October 27, 2009
By Tom Fletcher - BC Local News, Published: October 27, 2009 VICTORIA – Listening to politicians in recent years, one forms the impression that there is a single existential threat to B.C.’s iconic...
Some alternate reading on sea lice issue
October 12, 2009
Opinion: Bruce Lloyd,NorthIslandMidweek.com, Published: October 12, 2009 “A lie’s halfway round the world while truth is still putting on its shoes.” – Mark Twain Well, well, well, turns out that...