• Time to reel in...

    B.C. Agriculture Minister Lana Popham was accused of intimidation on Monday for her handling of a letter to a fish farm. http://vancouversun.com/opinion/columnists/vaughn-palmer-time-to-reel-in-pophams-ministry-for-fish-file-review

    A Closer look a...

    A closer look at BC’s seafood industry “Aquaculture is a big part of our economic diversification,” says Andy Adams, mayor of Campbell River http://www.bcshellfishmedia.com/closer-look-bcs-seafood-industry/ Millions of Atlantic salmon introduced to B.C. streams since 1905 More than eight million Atlantic salmon have been intentionally released into B.C. rivers and lakes, beginning more than a century ago. […]
  • LETTER TO THE E...

    “I see land-based salmon farming as a complement to ocean farming, not a replacement’ https://www.nanaimobulletin.com/opinion/letter-to-the-editor-fish-farming-done-responsibly/

    BC Shellfish Fe...

    BC Shellfish Festival was a blast last year and coming soon again. Save the date for the 12th annual BC Shellfish and Seafood Festival, June 8-17, 2018. What a shucktastic Festival! Our thanks to all the thousands of visitors who came to participate in the 2017 festival, not to mention the incredible sponsors, volunteers, Chefs, restaurants, partners, and […]
  • Fletcher: Premi...

    The B.C. NDP’s transition from protest party to minority government is not going smoothly — and its ham-fisted threat to cancel salmon farm tenures north of Vancouver Island is the latest example. As Premier John Horgan was leading a delegation to Alert Bay to meet with Indigenous leaders after a six-week occupation of two salmon farms, a […]

    Vaughn Palmer: ...

    Source: Vancouver Sun –  October 23, 2017 | Last Updated: October 23, 2017 7:44 PM PDT VICTORIA — Once again Monday, Agricultural Minister Lana Popham was accused of intimidation in her handling of a dispute over fish farming off the north coast of Vancouver Island. Last week it came out that Popham served written notice to Marine […]
  • B.C. VIEWS: Sal...

    Source: The Columbia Valley Pioneer – Oct. 16, 2017 10:30 a.m. After more than a decade of U.S.-funded attacks targeted exclusively on B.C.’s salmon farm industry, the tide is finally turning. The fake-news tactics of hired protesters have become so obvious that even some news media aren’t biting any more. Noted marine biologist Pamela Anderson wasn’t […]

    Value of B.C. f...

    Source: Vancouver Sun – September 28, 2017 | Last Updated: September 28, 2017 8:34 AM PDT The value of B.C. farmed fish rose 37 per cent between 2013 and 2016, according to a report commissioned by the B.C. Salmon Farmers Association. Under pressure from activists and First Nations who question the industry’s impact on the environment […]
  • Millions of Atl...

    Source: Vancouver Sun – September 25, 2017 | Last Updated: September 25, 2017 6:24 PM PDT More than eight million Atlantic salmon have been intentionally released into B.C. rivers and lakes, beginning more than a century ago. With the support of the federal government, dozens of attempts were made to establish viable Atlantic salmon populations on […]

    Canada’s coast ...

    Source: Farm World Online -Cindy Ladage – August 31, 2017 COMOX VALLEY, British Columbia — Illinois seafood markets like Robert’s Seafood in Springfield have to depend on outside suppliers to fill their inventory. One of the biggest sources for seafood for the United States are the coastal waters of British Columbia, from where more than […]
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