The Canadian Press

1998-06-19 | West-Coast-Fish-Aid

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A new fish management plan for the West Coast divided the area into red zones of virtually no fishing, and yellow zones, with some commercial and recreational fishing, but no retention of endangered coho salmon. Ottawa committed 400 million dollars over three to five years for conservation measures, restructuring of the BC salmon fleet, and aid for fishermen affected by the changes. John Radosevic (ra-DOSS'-uh-vik) head of the United Fishermen and Allied Workers union, said June 19th the plan was too little, and still going in the wrong direction.

Date: 1998-06-19
Placeline: Vancouver, BC, Canada
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 21 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << for somebody to say that, they're going to go and invest dollars into a proven mismanagement and there's no change of course here we're not looking at, you know a serious crisis driven response to fixing habitat doing the things that we need to do to build the resource back to keeping coastal communities healthy for, the intern period now that stuff there >>

Clip ID: 19980619CPCN002