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A livelihood threatened by well-funded “bullying”

By Maurice Isaac Maurice Isaac (pictured) is a member of the Tlowitsis First Nation, and lives in Alert Bay. He is site manager at Midsummer salmon farm. I am on my 24th year working in the aquaculture industry: six years…

Maxxam Analytics Jobs

Maxxam is a leading North American provider of analytical services and solutions to the energy, environmental, food, industrial hygiene and DNA industries. We are a member of the Bureau Veritas Group of companies – a world leader in testing, inspection…

Poseidon Ocean Systems Jobs

Poseidon Ocean Systems. Aquaculture engineering solutions designed for the harshest marine environments. http://www.poseidonos.com/careers Aquaculture Systems Specialist: http://www.poseidonos.com/sites/default/files/inline-files/Aquaculture%20Systems%20Specialist.pdf Co-op Engineer: http://www.poseidonos.com/sites/default/files/inline-files/Co-op%20Engineer%20Posting.pdf

Aquatrans Jobs

AQUATRANS DISTRIBUTORS INC As a specialized transporter of frozen and temperature sensitive food products, Aquatrans offers full temperature controlled, point-to-point transportation services. We provide daily service to all points on Vancouver Island, as well as cross-border to Seattle. Driver application…

Khune + Nagel Jobs

We offer a Global Logistics Network with worldwide offices and distribution facilities, staffed by dedicated teams of experts. Khune + Nagel – https://external.kuehne-nagel.careers/search/query?where=Canada&top=50 Account Executive: https://external.kuehne-nagel.careers/details/req28182 Inside Sales Coordinator: https://external.kuehne-nagel.careers/details/req28183 Sales Coordinator: https://external.kuehne-nagel.careers/details/req29901

Skretting Jobs

Skretting is the world leader in the manufacture and supply of aquaculture feeds. We apply our knowledge of ingredients and the nutritional needs of fish to develop innovations that achieve optimum nutritional value, sustainable production and economic performance as we…

Pentair Jobs

Aquaculture Sales Specialist: Pentair delivers industry leading products, services and solutions that help people make the best use of the resources they rely on most. Our technology moves the world forward by ensuring that water is plentiful, useful and pure,…

Cargill Jobs

Regional FSQR Manager – Surrey, British Columbia We have 150,000 employees in 70 countries who are committed to feeding the world in a responsible way, reducing environmental impact and improving the communities where we live and work. https://cargill.taleo.net/careersection/2/jobdetail.ftl?job=SUR00043&tz=GMT-08%3A00  

Should we be able to see what bycatch is caught in our oceans?

Bycatch – Canada is not alone when it comes to poor management in the catch of non-target fish and ocean wildlife, which results in unnecessary waste and harm to sea life. Up to 10.3 million tonnes of sea life is…

Aquaculture Management, a video by the DFO

There are many people involved in Aquaculture management as they work diligently to ensure Canadians are getting healthy food, while protecting the environment. “In British Columbia, the aquaculture industry is regulated and managed by the federal government. This responsibility includes…

World waking up to British Columbia Seafood

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…

A career powered by work ethic and a secret potion

Image – Vancouver Island fish processor, Real Lapointe at his retirement party held at Marine Harvest Canada’s salmon processing plant in Port Hardy Powered by a flu-busting blend of citrus juice and paprika, Vancouver Island fish processor, Real Lapointe has…

Bid for more salmon rejected in Federal Court

By Seawestnews “Beyond a stated preference for sockeye salmon, the Squamish Nation did not address why other fish cannot satisfy the food needs of the community,” states a Federal Court ruling. The Squamish First Nation in British Columbia has lost…

Low risk of viral transfer from farmed salmon to wild sockeye, says DFO

Report is the first in a series that will assess the risk of pathogen transfer associated with aquaculture activities to wild fish and the environment By SeaWest News A new report by Fisheries and Oceans Canada has found that there…

The 10 most awesome gifts from the ocean

This week you have just a few last moments to find those special tokens of appreciation for the brilliant people in your life. Why not celebrate with some of our beautiful British Columbia’s gifts from the ocean? Without further ado,…

Discredited activists trot out fishy science again

Group was warned by government not to use “reckless allegations based on incomplete science” to impact livelihood of thousands of British Columbians A group of discredited activists, whose objective is to shut down salmon farms, have once again trotted out…

A solid year for Canada’s seafood farmers

Over 40 First Nation and Indigenous communities are now directly or indirectly involved in farming seafood in Canada. Canada’s seafood farmers produced a solid year of sustainable growth and new jobs in 2016 according to a new report released today…

A Christmassy Mussels Recipe

Every December we look forward to holiday gatherings with our colleagues, friends and family. It is, possibly, the one time of the year where we feel wild abandon in showing appreciation and love to the people in our lives. It…

Variety is key to a healthy life

Eat salmon and shellfish from accredited farms 2 to 3 times every week. Buy beef, chickens, ducks and other farmed animals from reputable local businesses. Investigate local greenhouses and support the businesses you respect. Buying organic fruits and vegetables from…

Cermaq Jobs

A career on the oceans Many different job types available near Vancouver Island communities Whether you are new to the work force, a skilled worker, a college or university graduate or someone simply looking for a career change, salmon aquaculture…

The inconvenient truth about salmon farming in B.C.

The more British Columbians get involved in decisions about how and where our food is produced, the better it will be for our oceans and those who depend on it for their livelihoods. If you pump an audience with lies,…

Activists illegally board farm, harm fish in latest stunt

A group of activists boarded the Burdwood salmon farm yesterday, and illegally launched kayaks and divers into a pen holding harvest-size Atlantic salmon. According to Cermaq Canada, which owns the site that is about 70 kms east of Port Hardy,…

Chef Sid puts a twist on grilled salmon

Chef Sid and his wife, Minnie (L) are proud supporters of British Columbia’s seafood.  Salmon is a fish every culture gravitates to in British Columbia. Most people start out using salmon in their traditional recipes from “back home” and…

These guys want to get fresh with you

By Fabian Dawson Seawest News In pursuit of app-iness, Joseph Lee and Robert Kirstiuk want to get fresh with you. Now before you go about getting ideas, let’s be clear that we are talking about B.C. seafood. The dynamic duo…

Fresh Fest showcases ample bounty of BC’s oceans

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…

Seafood Festival – Chef Dang’s Geoduck Rockefeller

BC Seafood and Shellfish Festival 2017 Chef Dang, West Restaurant, South Granville (Now at Araxi Restaurant, see update and link below) “We celebrate everything from our terroir, from our region, we have always had very strong relationships with our farmers…

Chef Andrazza’s Naked BC Oysters

Fanny Bay BC Oysters Bar is Vancouver’s only 100 per cent tide to table restaurant here on Cambie. Chef Andrazza is passionate about his local seafoods and takes immense pride in showcasing the bounty of our ocean. From oysters in…

Chef Rail’s BC Spot Prawns and Tuna

BC spot prawns season is a huge favourite amongst Vancouver and Vancouver Island chefs. Chef Aaron Rail, White Whale Restaurant, Courtenay, “We are a casual restaurant with a focus on local ingredients, we have an abundance of beautiful local seafood…

Clams from British Columbia’s waters

A gorgeous clams dish by the chef of Blackfin Pub in Comox Valley, British Columbia. Chef Nigel McMeans, Blackfin Pub, Comox, “This area provides seafood to as far away as Las Vegas, San Francisco, they’re shipping it all the way…

BC Mussels dish by Chef St. Pierre Locals Restaurant

BC mussels are sweet and succulent, fresh as the ocean, and grown with love and passion. Chef Ronald St. Pierre’s menu showcases local foods from Vancouver Island producers. “We are very excited that Locals Restaurant has, for the second time…

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