An archive of key important local and international news articles on Protect Liverpool Bay, Cooke Aquaculture, Cermaq, and other Industry related issues that made headlines. For recent and current news visit our NEWS page.
DFO Investigates farmed fish escape in Whycocomagh Bay, CB
"Quoted from the article: "We’koqoma’q partnered up with fish farming giant Cooke aquaculture in July 2019 and the operation is reported to have 60 cages in the water, it’s estimated they will harvest between $10-$12 million fish this year. – CBC News" GoCapeBreton.com | Dylan Yates | September 16, 2019
Aquaculture to Nova Scotia Like Oil to Alberta
“Aquaculture is a golden opportunity, done properly, environmentally sound, with the right science, this industry could be as valuable to Nova Scotia as the oil industry is to Alberta,” Colwell said. “It’s that important.”
Eastern Shore Cooperator | By Richard Bell | August 26, 2019
A.F. Theriault & Son building power barges for Atlantic Canada
To meet this demand, Cooke worked with Poseidon Marine Consultants Ltd. to develop a 40’x20′ powered barge design. The first of a four boat series, the KCS Emerald, will be delivered in July.
Workboat | Article by Workboat staff | July 1, 2019
Cooke Aquaculture to pay $332,000 penalty for fish pen collapse
Cooke Aquaculture will pay a $332,000 penalty to the Washington Department of Ecology for the collapse of its floating pen near Cypress Island that released 250,000 non-native fish into Puget Sound.
Fibre One News Radio | Jeff Chew | April 29, 2019
Cooke unveils ambitious fish farm expansion plans in Nova Scotia
Quoted from the article, Glen Cooke says, "I think a lot of the people who are opposing our industry today really are ill-informed or have information that is old and not real anymore," Cooke told CBC News after the speech."
CBC News | Paul Withers | March 29, 2019
How corporate funding compromises independent science at Dalhousie
...."There’s a lot in this story that should concern us, but for me the biggest issue is how the university is being used to prop up private industry. I know this is an old story and now accepted as regular university practice, but there are two levels to it."
Tim Bousquet | Halifax Examiner | Apr 04, 2018
Cooke Aquaculture is eligible for $4 million in “loan forgiveness” to fund a university research chair named after the company
WE'RE GIVING COOKE AQUACULTURE A FREE RESEARCH CHAIR
"In short, Cooke contributed $800,000 to the establishment of a Chair named in its honour and which is held by an industry-friendly researcher (Joh Grant). Now, it looks like at least that $800,000 will in effect be paid by Nova Scotia Business Inc. via the loan forgiveness."
Tim Bousquet · Halifax Examiner · Apr 03, 2018
Cooke's True North Seafood will release ready-to-cook meals developed with Stewart
Jordan Gill · CBC News · Posted: Feb 26, 2019
RQM council sends exploratory letter to Cooke Aquaculture
In response to the concerns of residents over the proposed aquaculture expansion plan for Liverpool Bay, the Region of Queens Municipality (RQM) has compiled a letter containing 24 questions.
Lighthouse Now | Kevin Mcbain And Charles Mandel | 2019-02-20
A newly released 11 year study into the impact of a fish farm in Port Mouton Bay
Seafood Source | Allan Lynch | July 11, 2018
The State of Washington Banned Cooke from operating Salmon Farms in their waters, in return, Cooke sued WA (failed), so now they're switching to TROUT!
Study funded by Cooke. For comparison, read about a Study by Indepenent Biologist Inka Milewski above - see full Study on our Documents Page.