Thank You Alexandra Morton for 20 years of advocacy for wild salmon, whales and our Planet’s oceans.
There doesn’t seem to be much mainstream media reporting of the Harper Government’s most recent scandal at the Cohen Commission.
- Withholding information from a Federal Commission of Inquiry
- Intimidating Scientists who are trying to work within an International regulatory system.
- Congratulating themselves on keeping the information out of public view
Here are some links to follow:
“Commerce vs Wild Salmon” (Alexandra Morton, 20th December): http://alexandramorton.typepad.com/alexandra_morton/2011/12/the-re-opening-of-the-cohen-inquiry-on-isa-virus-provided-an-opportunity-to-see-past-the-pr-machine-that-protects-salmon-farm.html
“Fish protest pays visit to MP’s office” (Chilliwack Times, 20th December): http://www.chilliwacktimes.com/news/Fish+protest+pays+visit+office/5886042/story.html
“Fish Flu Found in Clayoquot Salmon: ISA Virus Creative Salmon Farms” (Friends of Clayoquot Sound, 16th December): www.focs.ca
Read the leaked a transcript of Day 1 and other exhibits including ISA in Creative Salmon and AquaBounty farmed salmon – online via ‘Fishyleaks’
From December 15-19th, the Cohen Hearings are open on the impacts that ISA may be having on wild salmon in BC. Public submissions will be accepted on their website: www.CohenCommission.ca
Plan your Solidarity Rally – make your video and take a stand. We are determined to defend the ocean and wild BC salmon.
“Day of Action for Wild Salmon: Dec 14th” (Wilderness Committee, 14th December): http://www.wildernesscommittee.org/victoria/sven/day_action_wild_salmon_dec_14th
“Wild Salmon Rally” (Friends of Clayoquot Sound, 13th December): http://hosted.verticalresponse.com/717441/2cc816e692/281512073/69923beea6/
“Action Week for Wild Salmon!” (Salmon Are Sacred, 12th December): http://www.salmonaresacred.org/blog/action-week-wild-salmon
Wild Salmon People from Alexandra Morton on Vimeo.
ISA Virus in BC Salmon – what we know and what did DFO know?
A is for Alexandra Morton – a woman who took on a 20year cause in defense of wild salmon. Alexandra is a wild salmon supporter willing to stand up in public to secure a future for wild salmon. Thousands of people follow Alexandra Morton. You can lend your support at Salmon are Sacred
Click here to read Alexandra Morton’s latest and most awesome blog post – asking Canada’s Fisheries Minister to resign. ISA virus affects wild salmon and Canada is in denial: http://alexandramorton.typepad.com/alexandra_morton/