The T. Buck Suzuki Foundation works to protect fisheries habitats, prevent pollution and promote sustainable fisheries.
Healthy environment and healthy fisheries go hand in hand. Fishermen and environmentalists launched the T. Buck Suzuki Environmental Foundation in 1981, just 10 years after waging a successful campaign to stop the damming of the main stem of the Fraser River at Moran Canyon.
Cohen Inquiry calls for implementing key policies
On Oct. 31 Commissioner Bruce Cohen released his report on the Fraser River sockeye salmon collapse in 2009. Cohen found that two key polices, the 2005 Wild Salmon Policy and the 1986 Habitat Policy, have not been implemented, and instead of creating new policies the DFO should focus on implementing these two policies. He called for better enforcement of habitat protection regulations, better spawner counts and expanded stock assessment. Read more See full recommendations
Enbridge feels Heat from B.C. lawyer over split liability for pipeline spills
A B.C. government lawyer hammered away at the president of the proposed Northern Gateway pipeline Friday, saying that while the parent company, Enbridge, is promising to clean up oil spills, it has created a corporate structure to limit how much it would have to pay. Read More