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Marrying French flavours with B.C. seafood.

Chef Jean Francis Quaglia’s debut at the B.C. Seafood Festival will be about delicious sustainability. At age eight, Jean Francis made his first “Tarte au Citron” using his mother’s recipe. At 16 years old, he enrolled at the prestigious École…

Chef Lee Cooper, Coquille Fine Seafood, will be at the BC Seafood Festival

This is Chef Cooper’s first year participating at the BC Seafood Festival, held in Comox Valley, and he is looking forward to the event and experience. Follow him along on his Instagram for a behind the scenes story of the…

Eat, learn, play at the BC Seafood Expo and Festival

Over 85 events and tours are being featured at the 2019 BC Seafood Expo and Festival in Comox Valley By SeaWestNews It’s time to roll up your sleeves, grab your sunscreen and get immersed in everything ocean at the 2019…

Executive Chef Richard Benson will be at BC Seafood Expo

The 13th annual BC Seafood Festival is once again being held in the Comox Valley from June 7-16th, 2019. This year’s Expo chef line-up offers a wide range of talents from around the Comox valley. Chef Richard Benson’s culinary journey…

Chef Nigel McMeans will be at BC Seafood Expo

The 13th annual BC Seafood Festival is once again being held in the Comox Valley from June 7-16th, 2019. This year’s Expo chef line-up offers a wide range of talents from around the Comox valley. Experience one of the most…

Chef Dawn McRae will be at BC Seafood Expo

The 13th annual BC Seafood Festival is once again being held in the Comox Valley from June 7-16th, 2019. This year’s Expo chef line-up offers a wide range of talents from around the Comox valley. Chef Dawn McRae is passionate…

Chef Chris Andraza will be at BC Seafood Expo

The 13th annual BC Seafood Festival is once again being held in the Comox Valley from June 7-16th, 2019. This year’s Expo chef line-up offers a wide range of talents from around the Comox valley. Chef Chris Andraza is the…

Chef Andrey Durbach will be at BC Seafood Expo

Chef Andrey Durbach creates authentic Italian dishes made with Comox-Valley-grown ingredients, a veritable marriage made in heaven can be enjoyed at Il Falcone Restaurant. The 13th annual BC Seafood Festival is once again being held in the Comox Valley from…

Comox Valley’s very own Chef Ronald St. Pierre

Chef Ronald St. Pierre grew up in a small town, east of Montreal, in the middle of farm lands. His first position was with Relais & Château Resort Les Trois Tillieuls.  He moved to Vancouver in 1982 and, like so…

2019 BC Seafood Festival – June 7-16, 2019

Announcing the 13th Annual B.C. Seafood Festival from June 7-16, 2019 in the Beautiful Comox Valley, Vancouver Island Commencing April 12th, the Limited Release Day-Pass or Weekend Pass for the Signature Weekend (June 15 and 16) will be available for…

Mowi Application for Salmon Barbeque Event Trailer

Since 2011, the Mowi Canada West (MCW) salmon barbeque has cooked up $168,000 of support for local charities on Vancouver Island. They’re now looking forward to booking fundraising events for summer 2019. MCW is accepting applications from February 1st until…

Lights, camera, action at Marine Harvest

Marine Harvest’s operations have been a hotspot for film crews recently, with two projects using its facilities. Sargeaunts Pass was the kick-off point for a project capturing the journey of Marine Harvest products take from harvest to table. Starting at the farm,…

 Investing in the future of aquaculture in B.C.

B.C. aquaculture giants pump millions into new technology and sea vessels to strengthen commitments with First Nations partners and coastal communities By Fabian Dawson SeaWestNews If you think that salmon farming in Western Canada’s oceans is a sunset industry, think…

Summit to showcase Vancouver Island

Vancouver Island ’s economic prowess and potential go on display at summit in Nanaimo By SeaWestNews From aquaculture to cannabis to Indigenous tourism, Vancouver Island’s economic prowess and potential will be showcased this week at a summit to be held…

Caribbean Split Pea Soup with Salmon & Canna-Pumpkin Puree

In conjunction with the legalisation of cannabis in Canada, SeaWestNews brings you this Caribbean Split Pea Soup with Salmon & Canna-Pumpkin Puree NOTES ON COOKING WITH CANNABIS FROM SEAWESTNEWS TEST KITCHEN Fall is when the goodness of nature is harvested….

Scientists go fishing for salmon answers

B.C. salmon farmers among the first to step up and sponsor a $1.2-million Gulf of Alaska science expedition. By Fabian Dawson and Samantha McLeod SeaWestNews Every winter, much of the world’s salmon congregates in the Gulf of Alaska. It is…

Ocean to Table video series demystifies farmed seafood

Ocean to Table: stories of farming, food, and conservation BY: Aquarium Of the Pacific The nonprofit Aquarium of the Pacific’s Seafood for the Future program, NOAA’s University of Southern California (USC) Sea Grant, and partners have released a new video…

Sea change coming for aquaculture in Canada

Federal and B.C. governments outline road map for the future of the aquaculture industry as International Year of the Salmon kicks off By Fabian Dawson SeaWestNews Canada will adopt an area-based management approach to aquaculture that would include identifying appropriate…

Shelter Point Sunshine-Glazed Salmon

Sunshine and sea air are the unofficial ingredients of both the fresh farm raised salmon, and the Shelter Point Sunshine Liqueur, which are all grown on Vancouver’s North Island. The symbiotic relationship between the two main ingredients created a dish…

Salmon sleuths on the hunt for “likely suspects”

The International Year of the Salmon aims to bring people together to share and develop knowledge more effectively, raise awareness and take action The International Year of the Salmon (IYS), which launches in Vancouver tomorrow, will involve an exhaustive hunt…

“I know that what we do is the right thing.”

A love for real science and real experiences underlines Kenny Leslie’s advocacy for salmon farming Kenny Leslie thrives on real science and real experiences to drive his passion for salmon farming in B.C. A graduate of Environmental and Sustainability Studies,…

Comox Valley BC Seafood Festival – An Experience for life

Life has its own way of shaping our paths, life will even create road maps for us… for me it came in the form of BC Seafood Festival in Comox Valley. Visiting BC Seafood Festival in Comox Valley in British Columbia, Canada, was…

Top fish health expert to helm Marine Harvest Canada West

“I am excited to share my experience and build a sustainable future together for our local communities” – Dr. Diane Morrison, M.D. – Marine Harvest Canada One of Canada’s top experts on the health of salmon has been appointed as the…

 Salmon Farming Industry in BC: farmed and prosperous

10 facts you need to know about British Columbia’s salmon farming industry A Small Footprint B.C. salmon farms contribute over $1.5 billion annually into B.C.’s economy and only occupy 0.05% of the entire B.C. coast. All Atlantic salmon farms in…

  Noted and Quoted at Seafood West 2018

Aquaculture summit, Seafood West 2018, in the ‘Salmon Capital of the World’ was all about working together to protect wild fish By Samantha McLeod SeaWestNews Some of the world’s top chefs, fisheries scientists, First Nations leaders, fish farmers and local…

BCSFA and Brown’s Bay Packing Company

The BC Salmon Farmers Association (BCSFA )is dedicated to driving communication and cooperation within the salmon farming sector, and is the link between the industry and government. BCSFA’s members are an important part of keeping British Columbia’s local coastal economy strong…

Federal Aquaculture Act – Aquaculture’s net gains unite rivals in US

New joint Democrat-Republican bill to support American coastal communities reflects calls for a Federal Aquaculture Act in Canada When it comes to aquaculture, politicians often have opposing views. But that’s not the case for US Congressional Representatives Steven Palazzo, a Mississippi…

A time to cull seals and sea lies

If this is a time to cull seals to protect our whales, it is also a time to cull the science-deficit activist campaigns that threaten the lifeblood of our coastal communities Earlier this year Georgia Murray of the Nimmo Bay…

First Nations communities benefit from aquaculture

New government report pushes for a Federal Aquaculture Act while calling for increased funding for Indigenous fish farming initiatives. First Nations communities are in a unique position to benefit from, and contribute to sustainable aquaculture development in Canada, says a new…

Canada launches PRV science review

PRV Assessment will support decision making on sustainable aquaculture and aquatic animal health in Canada The Department of Fisheries and Oceans has launched a science review to assess risks associated with Piscine Orthoreovirus, also known as Piscine Reovirus, (PRV) transfer…

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