Wednesday, October 18, 2006

Take Action on open-net pen salmon farming!

Final opportunity

Tomorrow and Thursday, October 17 and 18, are the final public hearings of the Provincial Government’s Special Committee on Aquaculture.

Come and support those speaking for change in the current open-net pen salmon farming practices. In Vancouver, Jay Ritchlin from the David Suzuki Foundation will be speaking at 10:20 am, and there will be speakers from Chile and from closed containment interests.

Wednesday October 18, 10 am – 5 pm, Saturna Island Room,
Fairmont Hotel Vancouver, 900 West Georgia Street Vancouver

In Victoria, you can come to the hearings from 10 – 5 at the Douglas Fir Committee Room in the Parliament Buildings.

You also still have a chance to voice your concerns. Written submissions will be accepted until October 31. Send letters, faxes or email to:

Craig James, Clerk Assistant and Clerk of Committees
Room 224, Parliament Buildings
Victoria BC
V8V 1X4
Fax: 250-356-8172

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