• The sense in gr...

    Meet Greg Foreman, site manager for two of Cermaq Canada’s fish farms. Greg starts his mornings with one important factor – his job puts a smile on his face every single day. The work day starts with checking the water conditions of the fish environment. The environmental analysis includes checking for oxygen levels, water temperatures, […]

    Fish farming re...

    Bad salmon farming practices in a different country must not affect our stringently regulated fish farming industry. “VANCOUVER—A Washington senator says he wants to see British Columbia join the state in phasing out ocean-based Atlantic salmon farms when the province decides whether to renew farm leases in June. The move to phase out fish farms […]
  • 3 billion peopl...

    “Approximately three billion people in the world rely on both wild-caught and farmed seafood as their primary source of protein.”  WWF Sustainable Seafood (link below) Here in British Columbia our aquaculture industry has grown in leaps and bounds over the last 60 years. There have been many learning curves over the decades but thankfully by […]

    Scientist refut...

    Washington state scientist refutes NGO claims farmed fish affects native fish populations Genetic specialist says the Wild Fish Conservancy has ‘misused scientific literature to exaggerate risks.’, reports intrafish.com The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) is refuting claims made by the Wild Fish Conservancy (WFC) that there is any serious risk to wild salmon populations from […]
  • World waking up...

    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 […]

    Fresh Fest show...

    As one of the signature events for the annual BC Shellfish and Seafood Festival, Fresh Fest features unique culinary creations that showcase seafood sustainably raised in B.C., The 2017 event at the Coastal Black Winery – an award winning 600 acre fruit winery on the outskirts of the beautiful Comox Valley – attracted some of […]
  • Fish can be cur...

    Fish is a huge part of many cultures and here Chef Sid shows us his grilled North Indian BC salmon. Chef Sid of Siddhartha’s Indian Kitchen on Commercial Drive Vancouver, “We get so much salmon here, and fresh, and always easily available.” ;

    Millions of Atl...

    More than eight million Atlantic salmon have been intentionally released into B.C. rivers and lakes, beginning more than a century ago. But history has shown that Atlantic salmon don’t feed well in the Pacific and have never established spawning populations outside their natural range despite transplant programs around the world. http://vancouversun.com/news/local-news/millions-of-atlantic-salmon-introduced-to-b-c-streams-since-1905
  • Premier Horgan ...

    Neither Popham nor Horgan demonstrated a detailed understanding of the Cohen Commission’s findings. Their grasp of the issue seemed similar to most people who have seen a long parade of media reports featuring shock-photographer Alexandra Morton and celebrity activists. https://www.kamloopsthisweek.com/fletcher-premier-horgan-fumbles-fish-farm-file/

    Geoducks: uniqu...

    Geoducks are a $45 million dollar a year business and only so many of the clams can be harvested each year. http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/british-columbia/geoducks-unique-b-c-clams-a-booming-business-1.4122268
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