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Salmon farmers ranked as world’s top protein producers

Aquaculture companies, like Mowi and Grieg Seafood, continue to outperform land-based protein producers on all risk factors. By Fabian DawsonSeaWestNews Salmon farmers continue to produce…

Mowi rolls out new tech to track fishy behaviour

Mowi collaborates with innovation engine to make salmon farming more sustainable By SeaWestNews After extensive research and development, Mowi, the largest producer of farm-raised salmon…

Fish farmers and chefs at the BC Seafood Expo

BC Seafood Expo 2019 hosts the largest International seafood buyers’ delegation in its history By SeaWestNews More often than not, aquaculture in British Columbia is…

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…

Aquaculture Ambassador: Kenny Leslie

“My education has drawn me to Aquaculture. A degree in environmental sustainability could be applied in so many ways to so many different industries,” Kenny…

Aquaculture Ambassador: Kathleen Allen 

“Part of the reason I like aquaculture is because we are not an industry that gets to rest on our laurels. We have engaged stakeholders…

Aquaculture Ambassador: John B. Relyea-Voss

“We are going to be working towards sharing information, experiences and stories of the new and exciting things happening within the aquaculture industry in British…

Generation “Yum” wants to know about what they are eating

More millennials are connecting to people, places and practices that raise our livestock, vegetables and seafood, a new survey has found. By Fabian DawsonSeaWestNews More…

Opening up minds about aquaculture in 2019

New Pacific Northwest alliance and a slew of initiatives will show how aquaculture will help combat climate change, over-fishing, and loss of habitat. By Fabian…

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…

Feds pump cash to support jobs in BC’s coastal communities

Funding will also assist in ensuring enhanced protection of marine environment By SeaWestNews The federal government is pumping over a million dollars into 15-BC based…

A year of challenges and opportunities in aquaculture

“The ocean is our answer to providing sustainable, safe and healthy food sources for generations to come.” By Fabian Dawson and Samantha McLeodSeaWestNews 2018 has…

A new era for salmon farming in British Columbia

Deal protects wild salmon stocks, recognizes traditional First Nations rights and paves the way for future expansion of B.C.’s sustainable salmon farming industry By Fabian…

First Nations crucial in Canada’s new approach to aquaculture

Government committed to moving forward with aquaculture in a way that protects the oceans, and fish stocks, and creates thousands of jobs for middle class…

Salmon farmers carbon footprint

British Columbia’s salmon farming industry has a low carbon footprint, raises responsibly sourced food, and is committed to saving wild salmon for future generations. Commentary…

Just another “day at the office” with Ken Toynbee

“The cleaning allows for optimum water flow through the nets, which increases the oxygen flow for the fish, which leads to optimum growth and higher…

“If you build it they will come.”

Poseidon Ocean Systems determined to put their coastal community of Campbell River on the global aquaculture map By Samantha McLeod SeaWestNews As global leaders in…

Feds announce a special fund for wild Pacific salmon

BC Salmon Restoration and Innovation Fund will focus on salmon habitat protection and restoration By Fabian Dawson SeaWestNews Ottawa will contribute more than $100 million…

Cooke Aquaculture wins award for innovation and growth

Cooke Aquaculture wins Private Business Growth Award for innovation and growth From left to right: Kevin Ladner, CEO and Executive Partner at Grant Thornton LLP;…

Canada commits to be a leader in the Blue Economy

“Only by working together can we build a blue economy that is prosperous and sustainable, and leaves no one behind” – Prime Minister Justin Trudeau….

Meet the future of Canada’s sustainable aquaculture industry

“We hail from across Canada’s thriving seafood farming sector…and we all share the same passion for advancing this incredibly dynamic and sustainable sector.” – RJ…

Oceans of opportunity in a sustainable Blue Economy

“There is often a misunderstanding that economic growth and environmental protection must be mutually exclusive.” Opinion By Lisa Stadelbauer Canada’s Permanent Representative to the United…

Canadian-owned land-based fish farm goes bankrupt

VeroBlue Farms demise adds to the scepticism around the financial viability and environmental sustainability of land-based fish farm operations. By Fabian Dawson SeaWestNews A Canadian-owned…

Aquaculture gets a boost in U.K. and Australia

Scotland is the third largest farmed salmon producer in the world, and by volume, Scottish salmon accounts for Heathrow Airport’s biggest export. By SeaWestNews The…

Noise about whales and salmon is not sound science say scientists

“With fake science, as long as you repeat it often enough it takes on a life of its own,” – Dr. Andrew Trites, director of…

China set to harvest first batch of farmed salmon

First harvest of farmed salmon from mega ocean farm expected at next Chinese Lunar New Year China’s first batch of farmed salmon will hit the…

The science of uncertainty dogs the salmon farming debate

Both sides in the salmon farming debate recognize that there are gaps in research, studies and investigations but they disagree on what to do about…

Salmon processing plant in Surrey smells of success

The diverse workforce at Marine Harvest’s salmon processing plant showcases a fresh take on rural farming creating urban opportunities By Fabian Dawson and Samantha McLeod…

A new name to reflect aquaculture pioneers

Aquaculture giant Marine Harvest changes name to MOWI and plans global rebranding exercise Marine Harvest, the world’s leading seafood company is changing its company name…