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Leadership by example to combat plastic pollution

More than 2,400 Fisheries and Oceans and Coast Guard employees pledge to reduce their consumption of single-use plastics By SeaWestNews More than 2,400 Fisheries and…

A tale of conflict and collaboration in aquaculture

As Iceland moves to bring wild fishers and fish farmers together, a conflict looms between the two sides in America. By Fabian DawsonSeaWestNews Iceland’s fish…

A new frontier for deep-sea fish farming

Aquaculture offers a promising avenue for economic development and sustainable local seafood production in the Caribbean, say researchers By Fabian DawsonSeaWestNews The Caribbean has a…

A team that gives to food banks together, stays together

By SeaWestNews  It was heartwarming to see our product on the shelves of the food bank freezers, ready to go out to support households in…

Canada to move ahead with a Federal Aquaculture Act

Canada remains the world’s only major farmed seafood producing country without modern national legislation specifically designed to govern a responsible and sustainable aquaculture industry By…

Chef Han is a Master of Korean Cuisine

Chef Han, Kosoo Restaurant + Raw Bar, incorporates British Columbia’s fresh ingredients and the pure goodness of Mediterranean influences to infuse his unique West Coast…

Fisheries summit to discuss Federal Aquaculture Act

Federal Aquaculture Act will codify a pathway to establish aquaculture as a legitimate caretaker of Canada’s aquatic resources By Fabian Dawson SeaWestNews Fisheries ministers from…

Sustainability in the fish and seafood industry

“Today’s announcement sends a clear message to our fishing industry – the sector in Newfoundland and Labrador is moving ahead and we are positioning the…

Unsung hero wins aquaculture award

Alan Donkin helped drive significant innovations in fish nutrition for 40 years By SeaWestNews Alan Donkin’s significant innovations in fish nutrition has garnered him the…

‘Island Good’ set to become ‘island better’

“There is lots of heart and soul in what goes into growing food on Vancouver Island… you grew up here…so why not eat what is…

“I think this would be a shame for British Columbia”

Minister warns that B.C.’s polarized salmon farming debate threatens a viable and sustainable food source for the world By Fabian Dawson & Samantha McLeod SeaWestNews…

A plea from Ucluelet to save their community

“Please Sirs, for the love of this community, the salmon and the whales, help me find a solution that benefits everyone in coastal communities,” –…

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…

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,…

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…

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…

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…

“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…

Chef Cori Wheeler is a woman in aquaculture

Cory Wheeler and her partner Pierre Conroy are Red Seal chefs, and Marine Harvest staff members. They both manage the charity BBQ. Chef Cori Wheeler…

Dr. John Nightingale gets Humane Hero Award

Vancouver Aquarium is perhaps the “greenest” cultural public institution in Canada, thanks to Dr. John Nightingale By SeaWestNews Renowned animal advocate, conservationist, and educator Dr….

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…

 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…

  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…

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…

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…

 How much fish do we eat? By the numbers

The Joint Research Centre of the European Commission says global seafood consumption has more than doubled in the past 50 years, putting stress on the…

What ails our killer whales

The survival of more than half the world’s Orcas are threatened by PCBs, industrial chemicals, overfishing and man-made noise says a new study. A deadly cocktail…

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…

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…

Campbell River – Chefs and scientists gather for aquaculture summit

Campbell River – The Salmon Capital of the World – will host Seafood West to celebrate and discuss the latest advancements in aquaculture. By Samantha…