It's believed to be a blueprint that will help resurrect the decimated Fraser River sockeye salmon stocks, but four months after the release of the Cohen Commission's final report, no tangible changes have been made.
When the Gosling brothers were boys 60-odd years ago, the pair used to scoop salmon out of Stoney Creek in east Abbotsford with their bare hands.
The Cohen Commission has released its report on the decline of Fraser River sockeye, and while there's no smoking gun to account for their diminishing numbers, there are recommendations that the federal government to stop promoting salmon farming.
"It is not my role to micromanage DFO by suggesting detailed improvements to every element of its work relevant to Fraser River sockeye. Instead, my recommendations reflect those matters so important to the future sustainability of the Fraser River sockeye fishery that I must urge DFO or the Government of Canada to act."
It cost $26 million, sat for 138 days, heard from 179 witnesses and sifted through three million pages of documents.
The arts council is presenting a comedy show with Roman Danylo, who is bringing two guests to his act, Paul Bae and Charlie Demers.
The 1st Haney Scouts spent Rivers Day on Kanaka Creek in Maple Ridge earning merit towards two badges.
For the Department of Fisheries and Oceans to be ethically involved with regulations respecting fish pathogens and pest treatment, it needs to divorce itself from the mandate of promoting and protecting the aquaculture industry as this is a direct conflict of interest given its principal mandate for protecting wild fisheries and ocean ecosystems.