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Episode date 23 July 2012
Interviews and reports
Canada spearheading new type of fish farm
Courtesy Jackie Hildering, Save Our Salmon
A unique partnership between a small Canadian aboriginal community and a pair of environmental groups is set to change the way salmon is farmed in Canada.

The Namgis Closed Containment project is unfolding near Port McNeil on northern-eastern Vancouver Island in British Columbia.
Khadr still not coming home
(Janet Hamlin/Canadian Press)
There is a new obstacle to the repatriation of Omar Khadr to Canada. Mr. Khadr is convicted of committing war crimes in Afghanistan and is in United States custody at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.

The U.S. has asked Canada to take him back but there have been myriad delays from a Canadian government which has shown itself to be averse to repatriating Canadians imprisoned abroad. Lynn Desjardins has details.
Eating locally not sustainable according to new book
CP- archives
Food activists believe many challenges associated with our modern food supply can be solved by eating locally and farming sustainably. But in a new book, entitled, The Locavore’s Dilemma, Pierre Desrochers and Hiroko Shimizu dispute these claims by revealing the true environmental impact of agricultural production and the role of industrial producers in making food more affordable, varied, and available.
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