• I’m a salmon farmer, proudly

    I am proud of what we do, I love being part of an industry that was created to ensure sustainability. We operate under strict guidelines that are constantly evolving for the better. – Bruce Banta I saw this piece recently by Bruce Banta, a BC salmon farmer and was reminded of the first time I […]
    • June 25, 2018
  • Cermaq in search for a community coordinator

    Working with First Nations communities to develop strong partnerships for a sustainable future, is a job for some and a passion for others. If you have the passion, Cermaq Canada wants to hear from you. Cermaq Canada, which farms Atlantic salmon in 28 sea sites on the west and east coasts of Vancouver Island, operates […]
    • June 20, 2018
  • Rock with a heart at the BC Seafood Festival, 2018!

    Comox Valley Rocks for Kids! will take place during the 12th annual BC Seafood Festival, being held in the Comox Valley from June 8–17, 2018. By SeaWestNews These rockers are coming together during the epic BC Seafood Festival, 2018, to raise money for Comox Valley Child Development Association. “It’s been a long time since the […]
    • May 17, 2018
  • A Must-Sea Festival in BC – our Seafood Celebration

    When it comes to seafood celebrations we in British Columbia know how to honour, praise and share the bounties from our ocean. The BC Seafood Festival is a must-attend festival if you love eating seafood and meeting chefs. If you love adventuring, and care a great deal about food-sustainability, then even better. By SeaWestNews Come […]
    • May 9, 2018
  •   BC Seafood Festival to showcase a galaxy of chefs

    The BC Seafood Festival, held in the Comox Valley, Vancouver Island, is from June 8 to 17 By SeaWestNews A growing list of internationally renowned chefs will be celebrating and presenting the best of local seafood during the BC Seafood Festival.  In addition, a range of top restaurants will proudly be presenting BC Seafood on […]
    • May 7, 2018
  • Freshwater Farms Hatchery-proud manager Laura Guzda is “an Island girl”

    It could be said that Victoria-born and North Island bred Laura Guzda, Manager of Freshwater Farms hatchery in Duncan, Vancouver Island, has aquaculture as part of her roots. By Gina Forsyth SeaWestNews Laura Guzda (pictured) grew up in Port McNeill. After graduating school, she landed a good job at the Village Office as a Confidential […]
    • May 4, 2018
  • Kitchen getting crowded at BC Seafood Festival

    BC Seafood Festival to showcase over 40 local, national and international chefs By Samantha McLeod SeaWestNews The kitchen is getting crowded at the 12th annual BC Seafood Festival. The festival organizers have announced an extensive list of chefs from British Columbia, Canada, and around the world to celebrate the bounty of BC Seafood. Tickets to […]
    • April 13, 2018
  • Top nutritional expert brings her message to BC Seafood Expo

    BC Seafood Expo provides a venue to network with industry leaders, international buyers, distributors, and educators in the seafood industry By SeaWestNews Linda Cornish (pictured), one of North America’s top advocate on the nutritional benefits of eating seafood will be bringing her message to British Columbia this summer. Cornish, president of the Seafood Nutrition Partnership, […]
    • April 5, 2018
  • Calvin Helin to deliver keynote address at BC Seafood Expo 2018

    Calvin Helin is a leading authority on economic independence for First Nations. By Samantha McLeod SeaWestNews Calvin Helin, a First Nations entrepreneur, lawyer, and best-selling author will be the keynote speaker at this year’s edition of the BC Seafood Expo, one of the largest seafood industry trade events in the Pacific Northwest. The event, on […]
    • March 26, 2018
  • Indian native proud to be a salmon farmer

    “I’m proud to be a salmon farmer. I take pride in my job” By Gina Forsyth Although Pavan Padavala, Assistant Manager of Midsummer Island, has been with Marine Harvest for a relatively short time, he has already made a positive mark on the company. Born in the southern part of India, in the state of […]
    • March 14, 2018
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