June 5, 2017 – Chilliwack Progress

Cuts to salmon enhancement programs in Chilliwack criticized
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Fisheries minister is acknowledging concerns coming from communities in the wake of recent cuts

Changes announced to the Salmonid Enhancement Program by Fisheries and Oceans Canada last week aren’t going over too well in Chilliwack and beyond.

Cuts are expected for the Salmonids in the Classroom program under Stream to Sea, along with local steelhead and cutthroat hatchery programs, but DFO officials are stating for the record that they remain “committed to the conservation of wild Pacific salmon.”….
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