• Doing the smolt...

    A day in the life of salmon farmer, Kenny Leslie, of Mowi Canada West. By Kenny LeslieSeaWestNews My name is Kenny Leslie, I work for Mowi Canada West at the Big Tree Creek Hatchery as a First Feed Supervisor. I am originally from Scotland and now live here in Campbell River with my family. I […]

    Aquaculture Amb...

    “It is essential that we realize, that ultimately, we have a common goal. I became interested in aquaculture because I wanted to “save the environment” so to speak, which I imagine is the equal goal of most of those who do not support aquaculture,” Angelique Pichette, Council of Emerging Leaders in Aquaculture. By Samantha McLeodSeaWestNews […]
  • Aquaculture Amb...

    “It is so important for young students to volunteer their time and run for public positions since it helps develop not only leadership skills, but gives tremendous networking opportunities,” Tristan Lamonica, Council for Emerging Leaders in Aquaculture. By Samantha McLeodSeaWestNews Aquaculture in Canada today generates $5.16 billion in economic activity and employs over 25,000 people. […]

    Aquaculture Amb...

    “I’m an environmentalist and everything I do, is in line with mitigating climate change. With that, aquaculture paired with ‘closed-loop’ systems (aquaponics) is extremely sustainable and will be a major factor in feeding a world,” Steven Bourne, Council for Emerging Leaders in Aquaculture. By Samantha McLeodSeaWestNews Aquaculture in Canada today generates $5.16 billion in economic […]
  • Aquaculture Amb...

    By Samantha McLeodSeaWestNews “Now, as an adult, I get to represent one of the best companies I could work for, and doing some amazing things within the industry,” Brad Rempel, Council of Emerging Leaders in Aquaculture. Aquaculture in Canada today generates $5.16 billion in economic activity and employs over 25,000 people. As one of the […]

    Aquaculture Amb...

    “Coming from a family of fishermen I always had an appreciation for the ocean and the resources it contains. Aquaculture interested me because I saw it as the future of fishing,” Liam O’Leary, Council for Emerging Leaders in Aquaculture. By Samantha McLeodSeaWestNews Aquaculture in Canada today generates $5.16 billion in economic activity and employs over […]
  • A year of chall...

    “The ocean is our answer to providing sustainable, safe and healthy food sources for generations to come.” By Fabian Dawson and Samantha McLeodSeaWestNews 2018 has been a year of challenges and opportunities for British Columbia’s sustainable salmon farming industry. “I think we are at an exciting juncture for the industry and we should not lose […]

    Just another “d...

    “The cleaning allows for optimum water flow through the nets, which increases the oxygen flow for the fish, which leads to optimum growth and higher survival rates,” Toynbee explained. By Gina Forsyth Ken Toynbee, RONC (Remote Operated Net Cleaner) pilot, is the skipper of the net washing vessel, the Wave Raker. The Wave Raker travels […]
  • Northern Harves...

    Northern Harvest Sea Farms seeks Compliance and Certification manager Northern Harvest Sea Farms, one of the oldest aquaculture operations in the Americas, is looking for a Compliance and Certification manager to join its growing team. Northern Harvest Sea Farms is part of the Marine Harvest group of companies and has marine operations in New Brunswick […]

    Lights, camera,...

    Marine Harvest’s operations have been a hotspot for film crews recently, with two projects using its facilities. Sargeaunts Pass was the kick-off point for a project capturing the journey of Marine Harvest products take from harvest to table. Starting at the farm, the video took in the M.V. Amarissa Joye, the Port Hardy and Surrey plants, and finally […]
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