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Big Bar Landslide Updates:

http://www.pac.dfo-mpo.gc.ca/pacific-smon-pacifique/big-bar-landslide-eboulement/index-eng.html


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.

  • Northern Fund Issues Their 2021 Call for Proposals June 3, 2020 The Pacific Salmon Commission’s Northern Fund Committee announces their Call for Proposals for projects starting in 2021 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 Friday, August 28 2020. Read more
  • The Pacific Salmon Commission remains operational during the COVID-19 pandemic May 29, 2020 As an international organization, the Pacific Salmon Commission has been deemed an essential service by the B.C. government. Thus the PSC Secretariat remains operational to support Canada and the United States in their implementation of the Pacific Salmon Treaty. Bilateral meetings are occurring (online and via telephone) and Secretariat field operations to assess Fraser River ... Read more
  • The Larry Rutter Memorial Award 2020 February 12, 2020 The Pacific Salmon Commission is pleased to announce Mr. James Scott as the recipient of the 2020 Larry Rutter Memorial Award for Pacific Salmon Conservation. Jim has devoted his career to the conservation of Pacific Salmon. From his early years working at the Point No Point Treaty Council to his years working at the Northwest Indian ... Read more
  • 2020 Call for Buyers January 29, 2020 Fraser River (Cottonwood and Whonnock) gillnet test fisheries. The purpose of the Fraser River Panel approved test fisheries is to collect biological and catch per unit effort data on Fraser River sockeye and pink salmon. This work is performed to ensure conservation and sustainable-use of salmon stocks, as well as to meet other objectives of the ... Read more
  • 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