News and Highlights
- Harper Government Invests $450,000 in Two British Columbia Harbours
April 17, 2015
- Harper Government Invests in Ladner Harbour
April 14, 2015
- Statement by Jody Thomas, Commissioner of the Canadian Coast Guard - Marathassa oil spill
April 12, 2015
- Fukushima Radioactivity Monitoring in the North Pacific Ocean – a new paper published by Fisheries and Oceans Scientist Dr. John Smith
Coho salmon: Why children and stream stewards love this Salmon in the Backyard
Many of us have personal stories of how we came to know the various salmon that inhabit our oceans, rivers and lakes here on the West Coast of Canada. For coho salmon, it might be that first salmon caught in the ocean, often from a small boat close to shore along the inlets, sounds and straits of the winding B.C. coastline.
Gwaii Haanas Land-Sea-People Plan
The Pacific Region includes the province of British Columbia and the transboundary northern rivers of the Yukon. It encompasses more than 27,000 kilometres of coastline and 105 river systems. Fisheries and Oceans Canada is responsible for management and protection of marine resources on the Canadian west coast in addition to inland salmon fisheries.
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