WWSS Media Tracking 2022


Logging in watersheds among stressors for declining Pacific salmon, experts say
Canadian Press, Jan. 3, 2022

Alaskan fishers intercepting B.C. salmon at ‘jarring’ rate, Steffan Labbe, Delta Optimist, Jan 11, 2022

Alaskan fishing fleet catching huge proportion of B.C. salmon, Fishery Nation, Jan 11, 2022(links to newswire story

New Study Finds Alaska Responsible for Intercepting Countless Canadian-bound Salmon,
Jeff Blagden, CFNR, Jan.11, 2022

Alaskans intercepting a lot of BC salmon: study
Nelson Bennett, Business Intelligence for B.C., Jan 11, 2022

6:00 News
Vancouver Island, CTV News, Jan 11, 2022 (at 15:30)

Alaskan commercial fishery ‘plundering’ threatened B.C. salmon
Rochelle Baker, Canada’s National Observer, Jan 12, 2022

Prince George Citizen

Toronto Star

Nelson Daily

Salmon Business

Turtle Island News

Seawest News

Yukon News, Jan 15, 2022

Alaska Plunders BC Bound Salmon While Our Fleet Sits Idle.
Van Isle News, Jan 13, 2022

B.C. First Nation ‘outraged’ over Alaskan salmon interceptions
Stefan Labbe, Pique Magazine, Jan 14, 2022

Vancouver is Awesome

North Shore News

Tsilhqot’in Nation Calls For Immediate Review Of The Pacific Salmon Treaty
Pat Matthews, My Cariboo Now Jan 14, 2022

Alaskan fisheries intercepting large numbers of North Coast salmon, says report
Joshua Azizi, CFTKTV, Jan 14, 2022

Tŝilhqot’in government ‘outraged’ by Alaskan commercial harvest of salmon bound for B.C.
Elizabeth McSheffrey, Global News, Jan 14, 2022

Rock 101

Report on Alaskan fisheries’ impacts on B.C. salmon alarms First Nation, conservation groups
Liam Britten, CBC, Jan 15, 2022

Report on impacts of Alaskan fisheries on British Columbia salmon alarms First Nation, conservation groups
Naomi Parham, Breaking Updates, Jan 16, 2022

Treaty failing to protect North Coast, B.C. salmon from Alaskan commercial fisheries: report
Norman Galimski, CTV News, Jan 17, 2022

Iheart Radio/ CFAX1070

Alaska harvests millions of salmon bound for B.C. and North Coast
K-J Millar/ Norman Galimski, Terrace Standard, Jan 17, 2022


The Record

The Northern View

Tŝilhqot’in Nation Calls for Review of Pacific Salmon Treaty Following Alaskan Interception Report
Jeff Blagden, CFNR Network, Jan 17, 2022

New report suggests Alaskan fisheries are overharvesting plummeting B.C. salmon stocks
Melissa Renwick, Toronto Star, Jan 20, 2022


Maple Ridge – Pitt Meadows News, Jan 24, 2022

Vernon Morning Star, Jan 24, 2022

New salmon farm proposals for B.C. coast raise questions about Ottawa’s promised 2025 phase-out
Judith Lavoie, The Narwhal, Jan 25, 2022

Wanted: federal fish fight help for BC
Commentary, BIV, Jan 25, 2022

Interior Fraser steelhead face extinction, warn B.C. fishing, conservation groups Infotel, Jan 26. 2022

CTV News, Jan 26, 2022

Toronto Star, Jan 26, 2022

Times Colonist, Jan 26, 2022

Energetic City Jan 26, 2022

Smithers Interior News Jan 26, 2022

Castanet Jan 26, 2022

Kelowna Daily Courier, Jan 26, 2022

Vancouver Sun, Jan 27, 2022

Canada.com Jan 27, 2022

The Province, Jan 27, 2022

Citing record low return estimates, conservation groups lobby government for steelhead protection
James Peters, CFJC Today, Jan 25, 2022

Skeena River First Nations outraged by Alaskan fisheries interception of salmon
Binny Paul, The Northern View, Jan 26, 2022

Victoria News, Jan 27, 2022

Boundary Creek Times, Jan 27, 2022

Oak Bay News, Jan 27, 2022

Vernon Morning Star, Jan 27, 2022

Prince George Citizen, Jan 28, 2022

Fishery and Conservation Groups call for Listing of Endangered Interior Fraser River Steelhead under Canada’s Species at Risk Act Fraser Valley News, Jan 27, 2022

‘It’s pretty desperate’: Coalition calls for Fraser steelhead to be listed as endangered
Stephan Labbe, Powell River Peak, Jan 27, 2022

Pique News Magazine, Jan 27, 2022

North Shore News, Jan 27, 2022

Business in Vancouver Jan 27, 2022

Coast Reporter, Jan 27, 2022


Interior News, Feb 3, 2022

Really, Parasites Are Allowed on Fish We Eat?
VanIsle News, Feb 8, 2022.

Scientists make final bid to stop Port of Vancouver’s terminal expansion: ‘they can’t mitigate the consequences’
Stephanie Wood, The Narwhal, Feb 10, 2022

Scientists Call on Canada to Reject Vancouver’s Box Terminal Expansion The Maritime Executive Feb 14, 2022

Scientists urge government to reject proposed terminal expansion at Port of Vancouver
Kim Biggar, Splash 247, Feb 15, 2022

U.S. fisheries hindering B.C.’s ability to rebuild struggling salmon stocks: advocates
Brenna Owen, CTV News, Feb 16, 2022,

CBC News

The Brandon Sun

The Province

Moose Jaw Today

Coast Reporter

Toronto Star

Welland Tribune

MountainView Today


National Post

Keremeos Review

Nanaimo News Now

Clearwater Times

6park News

National Observer

Vancouver Sun

CFCJ Today

Globe and Mail

The Star Halifax

Times Colonist

Montreal Eco Daily



Penticton Herald

Penticton Now

Prince George Now

The Golden Star

Winnipeg Free Press

Victoria News

Pacific Salmon Treaty failing to address harvest of struggling B.C. stocks: advocates
The Canadian Press. APTN, Feb 19, 2022

Red Deer Advocate, Feb 17, 2022

Burnaby Now, Feb 16, 2022

Lethbridge News Now, Feb 16, 2022

Kelowna Daily Courier Feb 16, 2022


U.S. fisheries hindering B.C.’s ability to rebuild struggling salmon stocks: advocates
The Canadian Press, Feb 16, 2022

NDP MPs Call for Liberals to Restructure Pacific Salmon Treaty During Commission Meetings This Week
Jeff Blagden, CFNRFM, Feb 17, 2022

Salmon & BC floods – how to use those recovery dollars
Lina Azeez, Watershed Sentinel, Feb 24, 2022

2022 could be the beginning of the end for open-net fish farms in Canada
Tatum McConnell, Science Line, Feb 25, 2022


Tanis Gower: Flood control that works: Lessons from the land of windmills
Tanis Gower, The Province, March 2, 2022

Pacific Salmon Treaty fails to conserve B.C. fish, say advocates
Melissa Renwick, The Toronto Star, March 8, 2022

Pacific Salmon Treaty fails to conserve B.C. fish, say advocates
Melissa Renwick, Ha-Shilth-Sa, March 8, 2022

Slyvan Lake News, March 9, 2022

The Abbotsford News, March 9, 2022

CTV News Vancouver Island, March 9, 2022

Agassiz Harrison Observer, March 9, 2022

North Island Gazette, March 9, 2022

Langley Advance Times, March 9, 2022

Chilliwack Progress, March 9, 2022

Tofino-Ucuelet Westerly News, March 9, 2022

The Northern View, March 9, 2022

Terrace Standard, March 9, 2022

Surrey Now-Leader, March 9, 2022

Mission City Record, March 9, 2022

Arrow Lakes News, March 9, 2022

Grand Forks Gazette, March 9, 2022

Nanaimo Bulletin, March 9, 2022

Williams Lake Tribune, March 9, 2022

Rossland News, March 9, 2022

Alberni Valley News, March 9, 2022

The Stettler Independent, March 9, 2022

Lake Cowichan Gazette, March 9, 2022

Kelowna Capital News, March 9, 2022

Eagle Valley News, March 9, 2022

Trail Times, March 9, 2022

Cranbrook Daily Townsman, March 9, 2022

Parksville Qualicum Beach News, March 9, 2022

Kimberley Bulletin, March 9, 2022

Revelstoke Review, March 9, 2022

Chemainus Valley Courier, March 9, 2022

Lacome Express, March 9, 2022

West K News, March 9, 2022

Coast Mountain News, March 9, 2022

Cowichan Citizen, March 9, 2022

Vernon Morning Star, March 9, 2022

Golden Star

Ladysmith Chronicle

Rimbey Review

Red Deer Advocate

Comox Valley Record

Castlegar News

Maple Ridge- Pitt Meadows News

Creston Valley Advance

Campbell River Mirror

Lake Country Calendar

Bashaw Star

The Fernie Free Press

Aldergrove Star

Hope Standard

Eckville Echo

Nelson Star

Salmon Arm Observer

Ponoka News

Quesnel Cariboo Observer

Saanich News

Groups urge Alaska to protect B.C.-bound salmon, criticize treaty
Canadian Press, CBC News, March 22, 2022

Abbotsford News

Alberni Valley News

Arrow Lake News

Bashaw Star

Campbell River Mirror


Castlegar News

CBC News

Chemainus Valley Courier


Chilliwack Progress

Cloverdale Reporter

Comox Valley Record

Cowichan Valley Citizen

CTV News

Eagle Valley News

Eckville Echo

Elk Valley News

Energetic City

Globe and Mail

iNFO News

Kelowna Capital News

Lacombe Express

Ladysmith Chemainus Chronicle

Lake Country Calendar

Lake Cowichan Gazette

Langley Advance Times

Maple Ridge – Pitt Meadows News

Mission City Record


Nanaimo Bulletin

Nelson Star

North Island Gazette

The Northern View

Parksville Qualicum Beach News

Peace Arch News

Penticton Herald

Peterborough Examiner

Ponoka News

Powell River Peak

The Province

Red Deer Advocate

The Record

Richmond News

Rimbey Review

Salmon Arm Observer

Settler Independent

Sooke News Mirror

Surrey Leader Now

Sylvan Lake News

Times Colonist

Tofino Ucluelet Westerly News

Toronto Star

Trail Times

Vancouver Sun

Vernon Morning Star

West K News

Winnipeg Free Press

Glacier story

‘Stop the bleeding’: B.C. groups call on Alaska to halt interception of Canadian salmon
Stefan Labbé, Times Colonist, March 22, 2022

Business in Vancouver


Delta Optimist

North Shore News

New West Record

Pique Magazine

Vancouver is Awesome

Canadian Conservation Groups Pen Letter to Alaskan Governor Asking to Cease Harvesting of BC Salmon
Jeff Blagden, March 22, 2022, CNFRFM

Stop The Plunder
Van Isle Staff, March 23, 2022, VanIsle News

What do we do about river floods? Uytae Lee, CBC

B.C. salmon stocks hit record lows – and some are blaming Alaskan fisheries
Greg Taylor, Gloria Macarenko, March 28, 2022, On the Coast, CBC Listen

Craig Orr: Salmon lice resistance heightens urgency of transitioning salmon farms to land
Craig Orr, The Vancouver Sun, March 31, 2022

The Province


More evidence salmon farms need to be land-based
Stirling Faux, April 2, 2022, CKNW

Judge quashes Fisheries Minister’s decision to phase out Discovery Islands fish farms
Alistair Taylor, April 26, 2022, Castlegar News

Jill Bennett Show – Fish-Farms
April 26, 2022

Is This What Wild Salmon Feel Like?
Van Isle News Staff, April 27, 2022, Van Isle News

Court ruling doesn’t sink Ottawa’s decision to close Discovery Islands salmon farms, critics say
Rochelle Baker, April 29, 2022, National Observer

Chek News


Times Colonist

Salmon habitat project awarded funding
Staff Writer, April 20, 2022, Delta Optimist


Chilliwack Blueways: Hope Slough in British Columbia’s Fraser Valley
Kimberley Walker, May 2, 2022, Travel British Columbia

David Suzuki: Suppressed science shows fish farms endanger wild salmon
David Suzuki, May 5, 2022, The Georgia Straight
*NB The article does not mention us directly but features a photo of our salmon lice action.

Water advocacy group launches campaign to protect Coquitlam-Burnaby creek
Diane Strandberg, May 10, 2022, Tricity News

DFO Suppresses Science and Pushes Salmon Farms, Critics Tell MPs
Judith Lavoie, May 13, 2022, The Tyee

VIDEO: Agassiz welcomes new floodgate
Adam Louis, May 16, 2022, Agassiz-Harrison Obsever

Decision on future of B.C. salmon farms to come within ‘weeks,’ says DFO
Stefan Labbé, May 17, 2022, The Squamish Chief

Burnaby NOW News

Coast Reporter

Delta Optimist

New Westminster Record

North Shore News

Pique Newsmagazine

Richmond News

Times Colonist

Vancouver is Awesome

Time for a leisurely paddle down the Hope-Camp slough system in Chilliwack
Jennifer Feinberg, May 20, 2022, The Chilliwack Progress

Our cities will keep flooding. What if we stopped fighting it and worked with nature instead?
Uytae Lee, May 21, 2022 CBC

Stoney Creek contaminations get provincial scrutiny
Dustin Godfrey, May 25, 2022, Burnaby Beacon