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Posted by on Apr 12, 2017 in News | Comments Off on PRESS RELEASE

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Exclusive Premiere: The Unofficial Trial of Alexandra Morton City of New Westminster, Juggernaut Pictures and the National Canadian Film Day are happy to premiere Scott Renyard’s latest documentary. New Westminster B.C. April 10, 2017, Juggernaut Pictures is hosting an exclusive premiere screening of Scott Renyard’s latest documentary, The Unofficial Trial of Alexandra Morton. On Wednesday, April 19th at The City of New Westminster’s Anvil Center’s theatre join us for a conversation with Alexandra Morton and Scott Renyard before and after the...

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Juggernaut Pictures is excited to announce two screenings on the National Canadian Film Day on April 19th.

Posted by on Mar 28, 2017 in News | Comments Off on Juggernaut Pictures is excited to announce two screenings on the National Canadian Film Day on April 19th.

Juggernaut Pictures is excited to announce two screenings on the National Canadian Film Day on April 19th.

We are happy to announce to you that Juggernaut Pictures will be screening two films on the National Canadian Film Day taking place on Wednesday, April 19th. Join us in New Westminster at the Anvil theatre for an exclusive premiere of Scott Renyard’s latest documentary “The Unofficial Trial of Alexandra Morton”.  There will be a special appearance by Alexandra Morton and questions and answer period with Scott Renyard after the film.  Doors open at 6 pm and the evening will start at 7 pm. Click here for more information on the New Westminster...

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Good news from Ecojustice

Posted by on Jan 3, 2017 in News | Comments Off on Good news from Ecojustice

Good news from Ecojustice

Thank you Ecojustice and all your supporters for all your work. Christmas has come early for B.C.’s wild salmon. The Department of Fisheries and Oceans (DFO) and aquaculture giant Marine Harvest have finally dropped their appeal of our precedent-setting Federal Court victory, which held that the government cannot offload its regulatory duties to that same aquaculture companies it is supposed to regulate.    

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Earth’s Magnetic Fields Could Track Ocean Heat, NASA Study Proposes

Posted by on Dec 12, 2016 in News | Comments Off on Earth’s Magnetic Fields Could Track Ocean Heat, NASA Study Proposes

Earth’s Magnetic Fields Could Track Ocean Heat, NASA Study Proposes

Yesterday’s Nasa article talks about how new technology may help us better adapt to our changing climate. “As Earth warms, much of the extra heat is stored in the planet’s ocean – but monitoring the magnitude of that heat content is a difficult task. A surprising feature of the tides could help, however. Scientists at NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Maryland, are developing a new way to use satellite observations of magnetic fields to measure heat stored in the ocean.”    ...

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New design ideas for aquaculture are full of holes!

Posted by on Dec 1, 2016 in News | Comments Off on New design ideas for aquaculture are full of holes!

New design ideas for aquaculture are full of holes!

Straight out of Norway several new designs are being pitched in the aquaculture industry.  The newest is an “egg-shaped design for salmon that would hold 1,00 metric tons of fish” and is the third in design concepts submitted for developmental licences. With other forerunners qualifying for over $ 79 million in investment, it is clear that the industry is investing deeply to maximise their profits.  The material question is are these designs incorporating best practices that would minimise their environmental impact, or are they...

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A Humpback whale’s death and illegal Fish farms.

Posted by on Nov 19, 2016 in News | Comments Off on A Humpback whale’s death and illegal Fish farms.

A Humpback whale’s death and illegal Fish farms.

A News 1130 article quotes Alexandra Morton’s thoughts on the humpback whale who was found dead, she reminds us of the many dangers associated with the aquaculture industry along the coast. Update:  Alexandra and the three Dzawada’enuxw hereditary leaders have put more pressure on Norway’s Marine Harvest to move out or onto land.  Here is a follow-up article from The Tyee about Alexandra’s visit to a fish farm in the Dzawada’enuxw territory where a cleansing ceremony was performed and video evidence of sick and dying fish in...

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Are you getting what you pay for when you buy fish at your local market or restaurant?

Posted by on Nov 17, 2016 in News | Comments Off on Are you getting what you pay for when you buy fish at your local market or restaurant?

Are you getting what you pay for when you buy fish at your local market or restaurant?

The CBC is reporting that PhD student Yaxi Hu is being awarded the Mitacs Award for developing a test to detect food fraud. This is great news for customers looking to support local wild varieties of fish and avoid toxic farmed fish.  For more on the story check out: “In a world full of food fraud, the paprika-dusted wild salmon you ordered off the menu might not be exactly what ends up on your plate, a UBC researcher is...

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Ancient 400-Pound Salmon Fought with Dagger-Like Teeth

Posted by on Nov 11, 2016 in News | Comments Off on Ancient 400-Pound Salmon Fought with Dagger-Like Teeth

Ancient 400-Pound Salmon Fought with Dagger-Like Teeth

“Giant, spike-toothed salmon that weighed almost 400 lbs. (180 kilograms) once made their home in the ancient coastal waters of the Pacific Ocean, according to new research.” Thank you Live Science for this interesting article, this fish may be the dream of some anglers but with those dagger-like teeth, even the bears would tread lightly.  

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The Pristine Coast will be playing at the New West Film Festival tomorrow!

Posted by on Oct 13, 2016 in News | Comments Off on The Pristine Coast will be playing at the New West Film Festival tomorrow!

The Pristine Coast will be playing at the New West Film Festival tomorrow!

The New Westminster Film Festival will be screening the Pristine Coast tomorrow October 22nd from 2- 4 pm at the Landmark Cinemas 10 in New Westminster. For more information on this event and all the great films being showcased at the festival check out this article in the New Westminster Record. Click here for tickets. The Pristine Coast      ...

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More red flags

Posted by on Oct 6, 2016 in News | Comments Off on More red flags

More red flags

Canada’s Fishing Industry at Risk of Major Stock Collapse On today’s The Tyee: “We’re at potential risk for another stock to potentially collapse. It’s disconcerting that the department wasn’t aware of this, couldn’t wrap it up,” Julie Gelfand told reporters in Ottawa.      

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