News Releases

Following is a list of news releases issued by the commission, as well as news releases relevant to its work.

31 October, 2012

Cohen Commission’s final report says Fraser River sockeye salmon face an uncertain future

29 October, 2012

ALERT: Commissioner Bruce Cohen to address media regarding his final report on Fraser River sockeye salmon

25 September, 2012

Cohen Commission to submit final report by October 29, 2023

30 March, 2012

Cohen Commission to submit final report by September 30, 2023

2 December, 2011

Cohen Commission to hold three days of hearings on ISAv testing December 15, 16 and 19

4 November, 2011

Cohen Commission Issues Statement About Dealing With New Virus Reports

1 November, 2011

ALERT: Cohen Commission to hear final oral submissions

16 August, 2011

ALERT: Cohen Commission Resumes Evidentiary Hearings

26 January, 2011

Cohen Commission granted extension for final report

25 November, 2010

ALERT: Cohen Commission to hear evidence on Wild Salmon Policy beginning November 29

29 October, 2010

Cohen Commission releases interim report reviewing previous investigations into state of Fraser River sockeye

20 October, 2010

ALERT: Cohen Commission to begin evidentiary hearings Oct 25

17 August, 2010

Cohen Commission undertaking ambitious science research program

6 August, 2010

Cohen Commission releases schedule for fall evidentiary hearings

4 August, 2010

ALERT: Cohen Commission to hold public forums in Lillooet, Campbell River, Steveston, Victoria, New Westminster, Prince George, Chilliwack and Kamloops

28 July, 2010

ALERT: Update on Cohen Commission timelines: Public forums starting in August, evidentiary hearings begin October 25, interim report expected by October 29

9 June, 2010

ALERT: Cohen Commission releases discussion paper outlining issues, lays out some plans for hearings

13 May, 2010

ALERT: Cohen Commission to hold opening hearings in June

21 April, 2010

Cohen Commission appoints six eminent fisheries experts to Scientific Advisory Panel

15 April, 2010

Cohen Commission grants standing to 20 groups and individuals

16 February, 2010

Cohen Commission accepting applications for standing PDF Document

6 November, 2009

Prime Minister Stephen Harper announces inquiry into decline of sockeye salmon in the Fraser River