The three leading political parties in British Columbia have made statements about salmon feedlots in preparation for the upcoming election.
They all recognize there is a serious problem with salmon feedlots on wild salmon migration routes. This is the most hopeful thing that has happened in the past 20 years of trying to restore wild salmon to BC.
Please keep communicating with your candidates, they will need you to stand by them as they inform this aggressive industry, that it is time for them to get away from BC wild salmon. It is time for them to get out of the wild salmon migration routes.
It is very important to inform your candidates which migration routes you are concerned about.
Also see this news article Salmon farms near Campbell River capped for 7 years
Read the comments. It is over. The three Norwegian companies need to go now and let the BC coastal economy recover, thrive and grow. The few workers in the industry could use help transitioning to something else, this is not their fault. And finally lets move forward and restore wild salmon by actually putting into use the tools and science we have. We have been playing at this until now, avoiding the real issues. Lets get serious the rewards will be enormous to Canada.
The salmon feedlot industry is an emerging scandal of international proportions. See the film, become informed and lets move forward and do something really beneficial for the economy of British Columbia. Salmon Confidential