BC is Becoming a 'Poacher's Paradise': A former fishery officer warns cuts hinder capacity to fight illegal fishers.

Randy Nelson, who served as a fishery officer in B.C. for 35 years, and retired as the director of the Department of Fisheries and Oceans conservation & protection branch is speaking out against cuts at DFO. He says budget cuts and enforcement downsizing have left British Columbia open to fish poachers with little risk of getting caught while they launder their unlawful catch in the commercial market - more at the Tyee.