• Salmon – ...

    Two new studies in Sweden and UK show farmed salmon is packed with nutrients, has a low impact on the environment and is free of medicinal residues. By Samantha McLeodSeaWestNews When it comes to seafood, farmed salmon is packed with nutrients and comes with a low impact on the environment, says a new study published […]

    Aquatrans, a dr...

    “We started because of aquaculture and we grow when the aquaculture industry grows,” Ryan Brush, General Manager of Aquatrans Distribution Inc. By Fabian DawsonSeaWestNews Five years ago when Ryan Brush (pictured) decided to join his uncle’s trucking business, he went on a learning binge. “The more I studied about aquaculture and salmon farming on the […]
  • Campbell River ...

    Campbell River’s dream to have a Salmon Centre of Excellence gets a boost with federal funds for a wet lab By Fabian DawsonSeaWestNews Campbell River’s dream to have a Salmon Centre of Excellence got a boost this week with Ottawa announcing that it will provide funds for a wet lab in the costal Vancouver Island […]

    “When in doubt,...

    A podcast featuring Jacqueline Claudia co-founder and CEO of Love the Wild By SeaWestNews Jacqueline Claudia, a coal miner’s daughter from Pennsylvania, always wanted to be a marine biologist. Today as co-founder and CEO of Love the Wild, she spends much of her time trying to save our oceans, one fish at a time. Her […]
  • “Been there, sh...

    World renowned oyster shucker delights the crowds at the B.C. Seafood Festival For Patrick McMurray aka Shucker Paddy the oyster is his world. Wild or farmed, East Coast to West Coast of Canada, and to virtually every corner of the world, McMurray has been there, to build on his repertoire as a connoisseur of oysters. […]

    B.C. is a hotbe...

    “There is really nothing more important than the environment when it comes to fish farming,” – expert panel discussion at the BC Seafood Expo By Fabian DawsonSeaWestNews British Columbia is a hotbed of innovation in aquaculture, providing new technologies to protect the environment and make seafood farming more sustainable, a plenary discussion at the B.C. […]
  • ‘A unique oppor...

    The BC Seafood Expo and Festival provides B.C. companies the opportunity to promote their products to an international audience and generate export leads – George Chow, Minister of State for Trade. By Fabian DawsonSeaWestNews British Columbia’s reputation as a world renowned seafood source is attracting buyers from all over the world to this year’s edition […]

    Canada seeks ex...

    “A successful aquaculture industry is important for feeding the world’s growing demand for seafood products without putting more pressure on wild stocks” – Govt. Of Canada By SeaWestNews The Government of Canada today reaffirmed its commitment to implementing evidence based policies relating to aquaculture, by announcing the creation of an external Advisory Committee on Aquaculture […]
  • Meet the expert...

    ‘Offal’ lot of potential in B.C to make money from fish waste says expert By SeaWestNews There is an ‘offal’ lot of potential in B.C when it comes to creating valuable products from the fish waste stream, says one of Canada’s leading experts on green processing of natural resources. From fuel to road salt and […]

    EU buyers fishi...

    “The BC Seafood Expo is a great venue to meet buyers from Europe,” – European Union (EU) Chamber of Commerce in Canada West. By Fabian DawsonSeaWestNews More than four out of ten Europeans eat seafood at least once a week at home and over 60 percent of consumers in a recent survey said they like […]
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