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But in studying the vast file of documents, Ms. Morton came across what she alleges is information showing provincial inspectors found signs of a disease, infectious salmon anemia, or ISA, had been detected inBiologist and eco-activist Alexandra Morton listens to the crowd of thousands of cheering supporters after her address during a massive rally at the BC Legislature in May 2010. - Biologist and eco-activist Alexandra Morton listens to the crowd of thousands of cheering supporters after her address during a massive rally at the BC Legislature in May 2010. | Deddeda Stemler/The Globe and Mail British Columbia. ISA can rip through salmon populations. It was found in salmon farms in Chile in 2007 – and within two years had gutted the industry, shutting down so many operations that 13,000 people had to be laid off. The industry is still recovering.  See Globe & Mail

DFO dazed and confused

A structural reorganization of the Department of Fisheries and Oceans, meant to make the agency more efficient, led to confusion within government and a reduced ability to protect the environment, documents filed at the Cohen Commission indicate.  See Globe & Mail

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