Have DFO fishery managers gone rogue?

Managers open salmon fisheries in defiance of minister’s previously announced closures. Three months ago, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans, Bernadette Jordan, made the difficult but necessary decision to announce long-term closures (i.e. spanning several salmon generations) for almost 60 per cent of B.C.’s commercial salmon fisheries. The announcement reflected the dire status of British Columbia’…


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