Environmental and Economic Ideas to transform British Columbia
A speech to the NDP Regional Conference, May 12, 2012
I appreciate this opportunity to provide these thoughts about the future of our province in respect to environmental and economic sustainability, It is refreshing that you have thrown caution to the wind by inviting me to speak as we are now living in a McCarthy-like era where environmentalists like myself have been branded radicals and enemies of the Canada by the Harper regime.
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May 12th speech on environment and the economy
Wild salmon crusader visits the Shuswap
Wild salmon are clearly the Shuswap’s most iconic species, as not only did these fish help sustain the Secwepemc peoples for countless generations but also salmon connect our region to the coast as well as to a sizeable portion of the rest of the province. Although habitat destruction has contributed to significant declines in some of parts of our watershed, both the Adams and Shuswap Rivers along with other streams continue to often have bountiful returns of both sockeye and Coho salmon.