Nov 30, 2016
Nuu-chah-nulth people with dugout canoes on the West Coast of Vancouver Island.

Reconciliation requires recognizing rights-based fishing

David Suzuki
If the government is serious about its commitment to a new relationship with Indigenous peoples, it should set the tone through policies to address historic injustices, such as in commercial fishing.
Oct 15, 2012

Farming and fishers under attack in Gaza

Palestine is rich in natural resources. There are fields to grow food in and the Mediterranean Sea to fish. Yet Palestinians can’t farm their land or fish their coast.
Aug 27, 2010

Fish Lake is a test for Canadian environmental law

Josh Paterson
Four years ago, the Harper government allowed two lakes to be turned into tailings ponds for mines. Mining corporations have now applied to use 11 more as toxic dump sites, including this B.C. haven.
May 15, 2010

Copper mine threatens pristine lake in B.C.'s interior

Fish Lake, or Tetzan Biny, is a piece of the ancestral heritage of the Tsilhq ot'in people of the Nemiah Valley as well as a source of food today. Taseko Mines wants to turn it into a tailings pond.
Nov 23, 2009

Saving the West Coast salmon fishery

The problems facing our sockeye and other fisheries are not secret. Overfishing and habitat destruction are the key culprits. Fixing this will not be painless.
Sep 1, 2009

Missing: Eight million fish

Fisheries and Oceans Canada estimated that more than ten million sockeye salmon were going to return to the Fraser River this year. Now they say there'll only be two million.
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