•   “These really are the good old days”

    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 […]
    • February 2, 2018
  • Dunn but not gone – Jeremy and the BCSFA

    Jeremy Dunn, executive director at the BC Salmon Farmers Association (BCSFA), is leaving the producers’ organisation to join Marine Harvest Canada’s Public Affairs division. Dunn had led BCSFA’s five-person team for the past four years. Beginning May 1st, he will replace Ian Roberts, Marine Harvest Canada’s director of public affairs, who announced his transfer to […]
    • January 25, 2018
  • World waking up to British Columbia Seafood

    British Columbia continues to use safe and healthy farming practices to assist nature in staying ahead of the snowballing requests for seafood today. By Seawest News British Columbians know all about the bounty from their seas and are passionately protective about what lies beneath our oceans. Now the world is quickly waking up to what […]
    • January 5, 2018
  • A career powered by work ethic and a secret potion

    Image – Vancouver Island fish processor, Real Lapointe at his retirement party held at Marine Harvest Canada’s salmon processing plant in Port Hardy Powered by a flu-busting blend of citrus juice and paprika, Vancouver Island fish processor, Real Lapointe has not missed a day of work for five straight years. Last month as he retired […]
    • January 4, 2018
  • Bid for more salmon rejected in Federal Court

    By Seawestnews “Beyond a stated preference for sockeye salmon, the Squamish Nation did not address why other fish cannot satisfy the food needs of the community,” states a Federal Court ruling. The Squamish First Nation in British Columbia has lost its bid in the Federal Court for an increase to its Food, Social and Ceremonial […]
    • January 4, 2018
  • A solid year for Canada’s seafood farmers

    SeaWestNews Over 40 First Nation and Indigenous communities are now directly or indirectly involved in farming seafood in Canada. Canada’s seafood farmers produced a solid year of sustainable growth and new jobs in 2016 according to a new report released today by the Canadian Aquaculture Industry Alliance (CAIA). The report, Sustainable, Diverse and Growing – […]
    • December 12, 2017
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