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Salmon expert chides DFO for potentially reckless fisheries management

By James Peters
September 23, 2018 - 2:23pm

SCOTCH CREEK, B.C. — A B.C. salmon expert is sounding the alarm about what may be lower-than-expected numbers for the world famous Adams River salmon return this year.

A dominant year for spawning salmon in the Fraser River system arrives every four years, and 2018 is a dominant year.

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Protest held as Taseko continues drilling near proposed Prosperity site

By James Peters / Global BC
September 10, 2018 - 3:42pm Updated: September 13, 2018 - 9:57am

WILLIAMS LAKE, B.C. — A protest was held in the Chilcotin this weekend over further exploration and drilling by Taseko Mines in an area about 125 kilometres west of Williams Lake.

A court ruling allows the company to drill for minerals at more than 100 sites and set up a base camp.