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Jobs abound in Canada’s aquaculture industry

Educational institutions ramp up pathways for careers in aquaculture as industry faces growing labour pains. By Fabian DawsonSeaWestNews Aquaculture’s strong production outlook is expected to significantly increase the need for more workers in Canada between now and 2025, latest government…

Aquaculture Ambassador: Steven Bourne

“I’m an environmentalist and everything I do, is in line with mitigating climate change. With that, aquaculture paired with ‘closed-loop’ systems (aquaponics) is extremely sustainable and will be a major factor in feeding a world,” Steven Bourne, Council for Emerging…

Aquaculture Ambassador: Brad Rempel

By Samantha McLeodSeaWestNews “Now, as an adult, I get to represent one of the best companies I could work for, and doing some amazing things within the industry,” Brad Rempel, Council of Emerging Leaders in Aquaculture. Aquaculture in Canada today…

Aquaculture Ambassador: Liam O’Leary

“Coming from a family of fishermen I always had an appreciation for the ocean and the resources it contains. Aquaculture interested me because I saw it as the future of fishing,” Liam O’Leary, Council for Emerging Leaders in Aquaculture. By…

Aquaculture Ambassador: R.J. Taylor

“We need to find new ways to show Canadians just how kick-ass and caring we are as an industry.” – Raymond J. Taylor, co‐owner, Cedar Crest Trout Farms. By Samantha McLeodSeaWestNews Aquaculture in Canada today generates $5.16 billion in economic…

Welcome to the office of BC salmon farmers

A hard place to get to but a good place to be, say craftsman salmon farmers in British Columbia  By SeaWest News For over a decade now, Steve Munro has been raising salmon in the pristine waters of Nootka Sound…

The Omega-3 factor for a healthy body

Eating seafood twice a week contributes to a healthier diet and can play an important role in improving the health of Canadians of all ages. That’s why public health officials, such as the Health Canada, recommend eating seafood twice a…

Wild salmon facing toxic punch from stormwater runoff

Stormwater runoff of urban roadways pose toxic danger to wild salmon Washington State University researchers have found that salmon face a double whammy when they swim in the stormwater runoff of urban roadways, WSU News reports. First, as scientists learned…

Give a heartfelt gift this Valentine’s Day

Now that you have captured your mate’s heart, look after it with Lure, Chef Ned Bell’s cookbook featuring sustainable seafood recipes from the West Coast By SeaWestNews If you are looking for a gift from the heart, for the heart,…

How to fillet a whole fish with Jaimie Oliver’s video

In the following video, watch the chef teach us how to fillet a whole farmed fish at home. Jaimie Oliver is proud to trace his ingredients right back to its source, including farmed fish. Nothing is as profound as Jaimie’s…

Why the Washington State fish farm collapse is an “unlikely event” in B.C.

Industry veterans say that the salmon farming industry practice of adopting state-of-the art technology to clean pen nets in B.C. is among the world’s best By SeaWestNews Two of Canada’s leading experts on aquaculture engineering say it’s highly unlikely that…

Seafood nutrients and why you need them

Farmed fish and shellfish are both excellent natural sources of high quality protein and essential nutrients By SeaWestNews Farmed fish and shellfish are both excellent natural sources of high quality protein and essential nutrients, including omega-3 fatty acids, vitamins and…

Why seafood is good for your health

From heart disease to aging, seafood consumption has a range of benefits for your body and mind By SeaWestNews There is an abundance of ongoing scientific research and published peer-reviewed studies around seafood and its many health benefits. Here are…

Cermaq helps First Nations students pursue bright futures

Keenan Andrew is getting closer to finally starting the career he’s been working towards for years, thanks in part to a scholarship from Cermaq Canada. (pictured) Keenan Andrew with his partner and their new baby. Andrew, a member of the…

Chef Ramsay’s Crispy Skin Salmon

Hell’s salmon – partial to chicken, Ramsay, for his part, will put Crispy Skin Salmon on the menu at his bright, 300-seat Hell’s Kitchen Restaurant on the Las Vegas Strip. “With wild salmon only available for shorter periods during the…

  “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…

 Expert panel to provide credible aquaculture science

Panel will help government remain a strong, science-based regulator of the aquaculture industry  (Pictured) Canada’s chief science advisor, Dr. Mona Nemer By Seawest News Canada’s chief science advisor, Dr. Mona Nemer, will lead an independent expert panel to provide recommendations…

Chef Dong: Salmon Chinese Way

Chef Eugene Dong, owner of Cottage Bistro, the popular blues joint and restaurant on Main Street, said listening to blues music changed his life. Eugene was orphaned at a very young age, he started working by the time he was…

Boban Kovachevich: Pan Roasted Salmon and Quinoa

Boban Kovachevich Corporate Chef Executive Hotels and Resorts, Burnaby Fundamental nature: Logic, unquenchable curiosity, and empathy Chef Boban Kovachevich started his culinary training at the age of seventeen and worked as a cook throughout his Culinary Arts schooling. After graduation,…

Seafood Watch upgrades Atlantic salmon farmed in BC

“B.C. is the only such region in the world to have this distinction for its entire Atlantic salmon production,” https://www.seafoodsource.com/news/environment-sustainability/seafood-watch-upgrades-atlantic-salmon-farmed-in-british-columbia-canada

Canada’s coast providing wide array of seafood for Midwest

One of the biggest sources for seafood for the United States are the coastal waters of British Columbia, from where more than 100 sustainable seafood products are shipped throughout Canada and exported. http://www.bcshellfishmedia.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/08/Farm-World-8B-6330.pdf

Value of B.C. farm-raised salmon climbing fast

The wholesale value of B.C. farmed raised salmon rose to $796 million in 2016, creating 2,966 direct jobs and 2,716 indirect jobs, according to the report prepared by accountants MNP LLP. The value of B.C. farmed fish rose 37 per…

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