Canada Announces Big Cuts to Commercial Fishing to Protect Wild Salmon that Washington’s Orcas Eat

Canada is slashing and closing commercial coastal fishing on more than 100 salmon stocks and permanently downsizing the fleet through voluntary license buybacks in an urgent effort to protect wild salmon from extinction.

Wild Salmon Advocates Celebrate Discovery Islands Fish Farms Decision

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.