Environmental Law Alert Blog: West Coast Comments on Proposed Federal Aquaculture Activities Regulations

Tuesday, September 2, 2014 The Department of Fisheries and Oceans has proposed aquaculture regulations that risk making an already untenable situation surrounding net-cage aquaculture worse.  Click here to go directly to West Coast Environmental Law's submission to DFO on the proposed Regulations. The Department of Fisheries and Oceans has proposed aquaculture regulations that risk making ...

The Disaffected Lib: It’s a Poacher’s Paradise in Harperland

Just when we thought our prime ministerial jackass had given the West Coast his worst, he pulls another trick on us.   This time it’s all about giving free licence to poachers besetting our shellfish and fish stocks. Was a time, pre-Harper, when the Department of Fisheries & Oceans actually attended to things like fisheries ...

The Disaffected Lib: The Petro-Politburo Strikes Again

This time the malevolent hand of Steve Harper is obvious. The entire Department of Fisheries and Oceans contaminants programme is being axed effective April Fool’s Day.   In B.C. that means the entire staff of nine marine scientists and support staff are being canned.   Across Canada, this is the firing of almost all federal employees responsible for ...