Posted by: Bob Payne | September 9, 2011

Cohen inquiry debates DFO’s ability to regulate and promote salmon

The Department of Fisheries and Oceans took a broadside for muzzling its scientists and the aquaculture industry was chastised for resisting change when key protagonists faced off in a panel before the Cohen Commission on Wednesday. The four witnesses who were called to testify about aquaculture – including high-profile researcher and anti-fish-farm activist Alexandra Morton – drew a full house to the federal inquiry and led to some of the most spirited debate since the evidentiary hearings began last October.



  1. This is the case for most of the govt. bodies who are supposed to regulate the sustainable use of natural resources and calls for high vigil by all stakeholders who cares in ensuring sustainability.

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