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December 5, 2006 Environment

Where Have All The Fishes Gone?

Lake-trout-fp.jpgActivists hope the loss of two lakes in Newfoundland to mining waste isn't the beginning of a new trend. Tracy Glynn learns

Newfoundland losing lakes to mining waste

December 9, 2005 Food

Of Sturgeon and Hydro Québec

sturgeon_fp.jpg Carole Ferrari dishes up a recipe for Sturgeon with bittersweet morsels of background on the ancient fish's fate.

Food from the rivers we are losing

February 28, 2005 Original Peoples

"...where a son cannot work for his father"

sault_fp.jpg When can a son not work for his father? Kim Petersen examines government involvement in native fishing rights.

Métis fishing rights and the Ontario government

July 11, 2003 Environment

Dragged into Court

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A small NGO in Halifax is taking the Canadian government to court. The Ecology Action Centre (EAC) is accusing the Department of Fisheries and Oceans (DFO) of violating its own legislation to protect fish habitat. DFO's decision to reopen George's Bank, an important fishing ground in Atlantic Canada, to dragger boats, without first conducting an environmental assessment, spurred the EAC to take legal action in 2001. The case is expected to come before a judge this summer. - by Hillary Lindsay -

Ecology Action Centre challenges DFO on dragnet fishing policy

May 17, 2003 Canadian News

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