Salmon Confidential reveals how the Canadian government is covering up the real reason behind the rapidly decreasing wild salmon population.
Biologist Alexandra Morton discovers BC’s wild salmon are testing positive for dangerous European salmon viruses associated with salmon farming worldwide, a chain of events is set off by government to suppress the findings. Tracking viruses, Morton moves from courtrooms, into British Columbia’s most remote rivers, Vancouver grocery stores and sushi restaurants.
As Morton attempts to overcome government and industry roadblocks thrown in her path, she works to bring critical information to the public arena, hopefully in time to save BC’s wild salmon.
Salmon Confidential is not just a boring documentary about fish, the film offers viewers an insight into how the Canadian government operates, including rare footage of the bureaucrats tasked with managing the salmon population and the safety of our food supply.