The White House within two weeks is expected to name a special high-level
envoy in a new effort to resolve the long running dispute between the United
States and Canada over ocean harvest of each other’s salmon stocks.
Under a 1985 U.S.-Canada treaty, the two countries are supposed to agree
each year on a harvest regime for intermingled ocean salmon fisheries,
one that conserves each other’s stocks while providing a catch roughly
equal to the salmon produced by the country of origin. But