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Recent Releases from Adopt-a-Fry Campaign

There is hope for Canada's Wild Salmon - a stunning move by Prime Minister Harper

Published Thu, 5 Nov 2009 15:42:46 EST Read More

Media Release There is hope for Canada's Wild Salmon - a stunning move by Prime Minister Harper (Sointula, British Columbia, November 5, 2009) After months of silence from Fisheries and Oceans Canada (DFO), Prime Minister Stephen Harper announced today a Judicial Inquiry into how DFO is managing the Fraser River sockeye. "Prime Minister Harper's action is a significant step that could ensure wild salmon have a future," says biologist Alexandra Morton, "there is clearly som...... Click here to read this release



Alexandra Morton charges Marine Harvest with illegal possession of wild salmon

Published Wed, 16 Sep 2009 09:54:46 EST Read More

Alexandra Morton charges Marine Harvest with illegal possession of wild salmon If government is not going to apply the laws of Canada to fish farms, it is up to the people to do so (Port Hardy, September 16, 2009) Biologist Alexandra Morton laid charges under the federal Fisheries Act against fish farm giant Marine Harvest for illegal possession of wild juvenile salmon from an endangered stock. On June 16, 2009, hundreds of small salmon were seen spilling onto a dock in Po...... Click here to read this release



Salmon Fish Farm Case - BC Supreme Court decision on Alexandra Morton et al vs AG British Columbia and Marine Harvest Canada

Published Mon, 9 Feb 2009 17:48:13 EST Read More

To view the complete text of the BC Supreme Court decision on Alexandra Morton et al vs AG British Columbia and Marine Harvest Canada, click on Download Original Release. ...... Click here to read this release



One for the wild salmon - BC Supreme Court delivers ruling in fish farming case

Published Mon, 9 Feb 2009 16:27:07 EST Read More

Media Release Attn: Wildlife/Environment/Legal/Political/News Reporters and Editors ONE FOR THE WILD SALMON! Vancouver, B.C., February 9, 2009 - Today BC Supreme Court ruled that the BC government does not have the right to regulate salmon farms - the BC regulation of fish farms has become unlawful, unconstitutional and invalid. The fish inside the farm are now considered a fishery, not agriculture and thus the federal government has exclusive right to regulation. The court...... Click here to read this release



Group challenges BC Government's right to regulate fish farms

Published Tue, 6 May 2008 14:16:51 EST Read More

Noted salmon scientist, tourism operators and commercial fishers file Constitutional challenge in effort to save BC wild salmon fishery Group challenges BC Government's right to regulate fish farms (May 6, 2008, Vancouver, BC) Biologist Alexandra Morton, the Area E Gill-netters Association, the Vessels Owners Association and the Wilderness Tourism Association have filed a petition in the BC Supreme Court challenging the Constitutional right of the BC Government to regu...... Click here to read this release