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Surrey reels from salmon farm closures, aquaculture job losses

“We’re asking on behalf of our families, our employees and the thousands of others who are impacted…stop the further closure of salmon farms.” By Fabian…

Salmon prices soar as minister bows to anti-aquaculture activists

Why is Fisheries Minister Joyce Murray being allowed to ignore evidence-based and peer-reviewed government science advice on salmon aquaculture, ask Canada’s seafood farmers. By Fabian…

Hypocrite federal politicians killing aquaculture jobs in BC

Thousands of aquaculture jobs on the line as federal MPs doublespeak to shut down salmon farms in British Columbia. By Fabian DawsonSeaWestNews It was less…

Aquaculture: First Nations push for collaboration over conflict

First Nations summit aims to move decades-old aquaculture conflict to a new place of collaboration led by Indigenous seafood partnerships. By Fabian DawsonSeaWestNews The Federal…

United Nations calls for global expansion of aquaculture

“Aquaculture has seen enormous progress in recent decades and is destined to produce the majority of the ever-growing demand for aquatic food.” – United Nations…

‘Salmon farm shutdowns not based on science but on politics’

National agricultural and food associations remind Prime Minister Justin Trudeau of his commitment that science and evidence will form the basis of Canada’s policy and…

Canada’s aquaculture opportunity is unparalleled in the world

But the Liberal government is squandering the opportunity, all to get votes from anti-salmon farming activists, states the Canadian Aquaculture Industry Alliance By Fabian Dawson…

Lawsuits mount against “unlawful” Discovery Islands aquaculture decision

Aquaculture supply and services companies sue current and former Fisheries Ministers for losses arising from their decisions to shut down salmon farms in the Discovery…

Controversial salmon farming decision heads back to court

First Nations and salmon farmers seek judicial review of minister’s aquaculture decision that prevents them from raising fish in the Discovery Islands of British Columbia….

Aquaculture workers fight back against fish farm ban

Show us the science that is killing our jobs demand Washington State’s fish farm workers in a new aquaculture advocacy campaign By Fabian DawsonSeaWestNews Aquaculture…

Brown’s Bay Packing – Community and Innovation

Blending their ingenuity with advanced processing techniques helps them ensure the salmon they process is fresh, sustainable, ecologically sound, and of incredibly high quality and…

The big lie about the ‘dye’ in farmed salmon

The colour of farmed salmon comes from adding an antioxidant to their feed, with benefits for everyone By Dr. Stefanie ColomboDalhousie University A barrage of…

Fishy aquaculture decision in British Columbia under fire

“After eight years, the Trudeau government continues to fail to provide transparency and accountability in its fisheries and oceans decisions.” By Fabian DawsonSeaWestNews The Trudeau…

Ottawa rejects science, betrays First Nations with aquaculture decision

Decision to shut down Discovery Islands salmon farms goes against First Nations Reconciliation, increases food costs and devastates local economies By Fabian DawsonSeaWestNews The Federal…

Land-based salmon farming is risky business in BC : study

  New government study shows BC will need billions of dollars and about 10 years to replace open-net salmon farms with land-based aquaculture operations By…

Activist ‘doctored’ aquaculture workshop video says First Nation

Salmon farming battle heats up in British Columbia with activists targeting scientists and aquaculture-friendly First Nations By Fabian DawsonSeaWestNews Salmon farming activists in British Columbia…

BC salmon farm closures trigger record high prices

Price spikes are being driven by government decisions to reduce supply of BC’s farm-raised salmon, states the Canadian Aquaculture Industry Alliance (CAIA). By Fabian DawsonSeaWestNews…

First Nations must lead salmon farming in BC

“Working together with First Nations who are interested in aquaculture is essential to our future on the west coast,” said Diane Morrison, BC Salmon Farmers…

Exciting Careers In The Salmon Aquaculture Industry

Mowi is the world’s leading seafood company and the largest producer of farm-raised salmon with 12 000 aquaculture employees in 25 countries. Is this the…

Salmon, it does a body good

Examples of oily fish include: Steelhead trout, which are farmed right here in British Columbia, and salmon, also farmed in BC. By Samantha Bacchus McLeodSeaWestNews…

Court reins in ‘politically motivated’ rush to dismantle fish farms

“Modern, well-regulated aquaculture is the environmentally responsible solution for producing seafood and exercising our Tribal treaty rights — now and into the future,” – Ron…

Seafood sustainability champ to helm BC Salmon Farmers Association

“We need to find ways to produce a lot more seafood, not just salmon and we need to do it locally, not somewhere over the…

Farmed salmon is critical for Canada’s food security

The salmon served on most Canadian plates comes from farms, not from the wild, and this takes the pressure off wild stocks. CommentaryBy Timothy Kennedy…

“Politically self-serving” fish farming ban challenged in Washington

Washington court case will mirror the botched political overreach involving aquaculture operations in British Columbia’s Discovery Islands. By Fabian DawsonSeaWestNews Cooke Aquaculture is going to…

Commissioner Franz must explain her ‘political’ aquaculture decision

A broad range of American fisheries officials and scientists are calling for an inquiry into the sudden ban on commercial net pen aquaculture in Washington…

Why Atlantic Canada wants aquaculture to keep growing

“One need only go to the communities to talk to the people working in the sector and the business groups to see what aquaculture is…

Salmon farmers dominate global protein sustainability rankings: report

Salmon farmers Mowi and Grieg Seafood, who raise fish in BC,  considered to be the lowest risk protein producers in the world By SeaWestNews Salmon…

Fishy salmon farming ban by Franz under fire

Activists in the Pacific Northwest keep pumping out falsehoods and junk science to vilify salmon aquaculture as demand for farmed seafood grows around the world…

Anti-salmon farming activists destroy a tribal legacy

“These activists, they don’t build anything…they just want to destroy what we have built around our sustainable aquaculture and salmon farming operations for their political…

Grieg Seafood BC looks for new salmon farming sites

Grieg Seafood BC  seeks to develop new sites better suited for salmon farming as it works with First Nations to chart the future of aquaculture…