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Court rejects bid for judicial review of salmon farm closures

Ruling will not impact the future delivery of a responsible transition plan or the upcoming marine aquaculture licencing decision, states the BC Salmon Farmers Association. By Fabian DawsonSeaWestNews A Federal…

“We protect wild salmon while farming salmon for Canadian families”

As the Federal cabinet meets to decide the future of aquaculture in BC, First Nations pen an open letter to Canadians on why salmon farming…

Aquaculture: activists push an imaginary problem with an imaginary disease

As the Federal cabinet meets to determine the future of salmon farming in British Columbia, anti-salmon farming activists are conjuring up more falsehoods to vilify…

First Nation develops ‘Innovation Plan’ for aquaculture in its traditional territory

First Nation’s plan is a pioneering framework for sustainable finfish aquaculture that integrates stewardship of natural resources with community-led economic development. By Fabian DawsonSeaWestNews Developed…

Support your salmon farmers, global seafood group tells Canada

“The salmon farming sector in BC is an invaluable contributor to local economies and provides a reliable source of healthy, responsible protein to Canada and…

Another study shows salmon farms pose low disease risk to wild fish

No apparent relationship between the prevalence of virus infection in wild salmon and fish farms states a new Norwegian study, reaffirming conclusions of Canadian and…

Mega science review showcases the realities of salmon farming in BC

“We are going to take back what is being taken from us,” say First Nations as a scientific review showcases the realities of salmon farming…

Top aquaculture advocate calls it a day with Mowi

“Aquaculture, in particular salmon farming has been my life and passion,” says Ian Roberts, who is departing Mowi after a three-decade career in the seafood…

Leonardo DiCaprio needs an education about salmon farming

BC’s salmon farmers and First Nations invite Hollywood star Leonardo DiCaprio to tour their operations after he repeats false information about salmon aquaculture. By Fabian…

Mandate muddle mars aquaculture transition plan in British Columbia

Anti-salmon farming activists falsely accuse government scientists of rigging aquaculture research and rewriting a ministerial mandate. By Fabian DawsonSeaWestNews Frustrated that their fearmongering about salmon…

Investments in aquaculture and wild fisheries to drive Canada’s ocean economy

“I’m confident the investments will help the aquaculture and fisheries sectors to become even more sustainable and environmentally friendly” – Diane Lebouthillier, Minister of Fisheries….

Aquaculture jobs and vessels sail away from British Columbia

Aquaculture job losses mount as uncertainty grows over the future of salmon farming in British Columbia By Fabian DawsonSeaWestNews The uncertainty over the future of…

Netflix series loaded with misinformation about farmed salmon

Global Salmon Initiative (GSI) states new Netflix series lacks factual and balanced information that helps people make educated decisions about seafood, aquaculture, and their health….

Canada mulls longer licence terms for salmon farmers

Proposed conditions of licence changes include extension of marine aquaculture permits for a period of between two and six years. By Fabian DawsonSeaWestNews Salmon farmers…

Anti-aquaculture activists push attacks on government scientists

Strategic motive is to discredit government scientists and weaken the legitimacy of regulatory agencies to bolster support and public donations for anti-salmon farming activist groups….

Factually incorrect anti-salmon farming ads removed, again

The continued spread of misinformation by anti-salmon farming groups emphasizes the need for responsible advocacy based on facts and science. By Fabian DawsonSeaWestNews Anti-salmon farming…

BC reiterates support for salmon farming First Nations

“First Nations which have oversight over aquaculture in their territories should have a direct role in determining the future of salmon farming in BC –…

Canada failing First Nations salmon farming communities in BC

“We are the stewards of our territories. We are salmon farmers. We have always managed these fish in our traditional territories, and we will continue…

Activists ratchet up campaign of misinformation about salmon aquaculture

Billboards containing false information about salmon farms removed in Ottawa while anti-aquaculture activists in British Columbia regurgitate old incidental bycatch data. By Fabian DawsonSeaWestNews Anti-aquaculture…

Toxic hotspots, road runoff endangering BC salmon runs

Emerging threats will further endanger British Columbia’s wild salmon populations say recent studies and reports. By Fabian DawsonSeaWestNews Aquaculture detractors, especially on Canada’s west coast,…

MP unable to handle the facts about aquaculture

MP Lisa Marie Barron parrots anti-salmon farming agenda for political gain rather than to protect wild Pacific salmon: Letter By Fabian DawsonSeaWestNews Salmon farmers in…

THIS IS SALMON FARMING with SAM TOMKINSON

“I think our young professional’s group is starting to become a great success story.“ Aquaculture is responsible for thousands of high-paid, skilled, and rewarding jobs…

THIS IS SALMON FARMING with MICHELLE FRANZE

“I think the fact that two-thirds of the sector being under 35 speaks volumes that salmon farming companies take their environmental stewardship seriously” Aquaculture is…

THIS IS SALMON FARMING with BENJAMIN DEL CURTO

Behind the scenes in aquaculture, there is a significant amount of unseen work carried out by multiple experts from diverse fields, collaborating in remote areas,…

THIS IS SALMON FARMING with EMILY WARREN

“A big misconception I hear is that the people working in the fish farming industry don’t care about the ocean or the environment in general,…

Aquaculture is growing everywhere, except in Canada

Governments around the world are forging ahead with new plans, policies and laws to boost aquaculture. By Fabian DawsonSeaWestNews From the United States and Scotland…

Aquaculture transition plan is an opportunity for BC’s salmon farmers

“My vision is for a future where local communities, First Nations, wild salmon and aquaculture are all thriving.” – Jennifer Woodland, Chair of the BC…

Aquaculture innovations keep driving salmon farmers in BC

New aquaculture systems being introduced to help further minimise interactions between wild and farmed salmon. By Fabian DawsonSeaWestNews Two new innovative systems that will help…

Ruth Robinson, Elder – Kitasoo/Xai’xais

“What are my people going to do? How are they going to work, cause there are no other jobs here too.“Ruth Robinson, Elder – Kitasoo/Xai’xais…

Hypocrite federal politicians killing aquaculture jobs in BC

Thousands of aquaculture jobs on the line as federal MPs doublespeak to shut down salmon farms in British Columbia. By Fabian DawsonSeaWestNews It was less…