• Scientist refut...

    Washington state scientist refutes NGO claims farmed fish affects native fish populations Genetic specialist says the Wild Fish Conservancy has ‘misused scientific literature to exaggerate risks.’, reports intrafish.com The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) is refuting claims made by the Wild Fish Conservancy (WFC) that there is any serious risk to wild salmon populations from […]

    Welcome to the ...

    A hard place to get to but a good place to be, say craftsman salmon farmers in British Columbia  By SeaWest News For over a decade now, Steve Munro has been raising salmon in the pristine waters of Nootka Sound in British Columbia. “Being a salmon farmer was a convenience at first, I needed a […]
  • Wild salmon fac...

    Stormwater runoff of urban roadways pose toxic danger to wild salmon Washington State University researchers have found that salmon face a double whammy when they swim in the stormwater runoff of urban roadways, WSU News reports. First, as scientists learned a couple years ago, toxic pollution in the water can kill them. WSU researchers have […]

    Give a heartfel...

    Now that you have captured your mate’s heart, look after it with Lure, Chef Ned Bell’s cookbook featuring sustainable seafood recipes from the West Coast By SeaWestNews If you are looking for a gift from the heart, for the heart, this Valentine’s Day, Lure, a new cookbook featuring sustainable seafood recipes from the West Coast, […]
  • Why the Washing...

    Industry veterans say that the salmon farming industry practice of adopting state-of-the art technology to clean pen nets in B.C. is among the world’s best By SeaWestNews Two of Canada’s leading experts on aquaculture engineering say it’s highly unlikely that the net collapse of a salmon farm in Washington State, can happen in British Columbia. […]

    Cermaq helps Fi...

    Keenan Andrew is getting closer to finally starting the career he’s been working towards for years, thanks in part to a scholarship from Cermaq Canada. (pictured) Keenan Andrew with his partner and their new baby. Andrew, a member of the Ahousaht First Nation, is a student at the University of Victoria working on his Bachelor’s […]
  •   “These really...

    We get to live, work, and play in one of the most beautiful places on earth, says 30-year retiring veteran of BC’s salmon farming industry. (Pictured) Paul Kendrick of Marine Harvest Paul Kendrick doesn’t hesitate when asked what has kept him on the same career path for 30 years: “The people I get to work […]

     Expert panel t...

    Panel will help government remain a strong, science-based regulator of the aquaculture industry  (Pictured) Canada’s chief science advisor, Dr. Mona Nemer By Seawest News Canada’s chief science advisor, Dr. Mona Nemer, will lead an independent expert panel to provide recommendations to government on the aquaculture industry. “Our government understands that Canadians have real concerns around […]
  • Aquaculture ind...

    “We are prepared to do the necessary hard work to find a path forward together in the Broughton Archipelago in keeping with and enacting the principles of the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples.” The salmon farming industry in B.C. says it is looking forward to participating in government-to-government discussions to address […]

    First Nations a...

    We don’t need any green college fund babies telling us what to do in our territories says Calvin Helin, a multi-award winning author, international speaker, entrepreneur and lawyer By SeaWestNews A leading authority on economic independence for First Nations says a tide of anger is building against the “puppets and props” used by eco-militants to […]
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