What’s New

The Pacific Salmon Commission issues news releases and announcements on a periodic basis relevant to our mandate. Included are new technical reports, meeting summaries, and other PSC notices and publications; Calls for Proposals; and, job vacancies.

  • Press Release RE: Pacific Salmon Treaty Chapter 4 July 2, 2019 Pacific Salmon Commission recommends new language for Chapter 4 under the Pacific Salmon Treaty July 2, 2019: The Pacific Salmon Commission (PSC) has recommended to the governments of Canada and the United States a new agreement for Chapter 4 (Fraser River Sockeye and Pink Salmon) under the Pacific Salmon Treaty (PST). Signed by Canada and the United ... Read more
  • Southern Fund Committee issues their 2020 Call for Proposals June 3, 2019 The Pacific Salmon Commission’s Southern Fund Committee announce their Call for Proposals for projects starting in 2020 consistent with the goals and principals of the Fund. Preliminary, stage-one applications with ideas and concepts submitted by private, non-profit, and public sector applicants will be accepted. The deadline for submissions is midnight on Monday, September 2nd, 2019. Read more
  • Northern Fund Issues Their 2020 Call for Proposals May 24, 2019 The Pacific Salmon Commission’s Northern Fund Committee announces their Call for Proposals for projects starting in 2020 consistent with the goals and principals of the Northern Fund. Preliminary, stage-one applications with ideas and concepts submitted by private, non-profit, and public sector applicants will be accepted. The deadline for submissions is midnight on Monday, September 2nd, 2019. Read more
  • Fiona Martens and Catherine Michielsens selected to co-lead Chief Biologist role February 27, 2019 Dear PSC Family, I am pleased to announce that Catherine Michielsens and Fiona Martens were the successful joint candidates for the PSC Chief Biologist position. The bilateral selection committee was quite impressed with their knowledge, skills, and joint application. Together they have many years of experience at the Secretariat supervising and leading professional staff, as well ... Read more
  • The Larry Rutter Memorial Award 2019 January 23, 2019 The Pacific Salmon Commission is pleased to announce Mr. Phillip Anderson as the recipient of the 2019 Larry Rutter Memorial Award for Pacific Salmon Conservation. Throughout his impressive career in fish and wildlife management, and as a naturalist and outdoorsman, Phil has made notable contributions to resolving U.S/Canadian issues and to ensuring a sustainable and resilient ... Read more
  • Northern and Southern Funds issue their 2019 Call for Proposals June 21, 2018 The Pacific Salmon Commission’s Northern and Southern Fund Committees announce their Calls for Proposals for projects starting in 2019 consistent with the goals and principals of the two Funds. Preliminary, stage-one applications with ideas and concepts submitted by private, non-profit, and public sector applicants will be accepted. The deadline for submissions is midnight on Sunday, September ... Read more
  • New PSC Technical Report April 12, 2017 The following report is now available for download: Skip McKinnell. Atmospheric and Oceanic Extrema in 2015 and 2016 and their Effect on North American Salmon. PSCTR No. 37. Read more
  • New Joint Transboundary Technical Committee Report April 12, 2017 The following report is now available for download: Pacific Salmon Commission Joint Transboundary Technical Committee. Salmon Management and Enhancement Plans for the Stikine, Taku and Alsek Rivers, 2017.  TCTR(17)-3. Read more