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Patagonia’s hypocrisy displayed in new anti-salmon farming book

“Patagonia’s campaigns against salmon farming, books and films are all about creating traction for its expensive and exclusive products…its hypocrisy.” By Fabian DawsonSeaWestNews Patagonia, the…

‘Salmon farm shutdowns not based on science but on politics’

National agricultural and food associations remind Prime Minister Justin Trudeau of his commitment that science and evidence will form the basis of Canada’s policy and…

Throwing Shade on the Colour of Salmon; The Truth Behind Astaxanthin

Instead of sourcing the Astaxanthin carotenoid from the wild, they opt for a lab produced version that is  extracted from algae Viewpoint By: Samantha McLeod…

Science vs sovereignty in the fight to farm salmon

Indigenous communities in BC and Washington State turn to the courts to get their voices heard and their traditional rights to farm salmon respected. By…

Controversial salmon farming decision heads back to court

First Nations and salmon farmers seek judicial review of minister’s aquaculture decision that prevents them from raising fish in the Discovery Islands of British Columbia….

Aquaculture workers fight back against fish farm ban

Show us the science that is killing our jobs demand Washington State’s fish farm workers in a new aquaculture advocacy campaign By Fabian DawsonSeaWestNews Aquaculture…

Minister can’t be “trusted” say salmon farming First Nations

First Nations’ leaders call for ouster of Fisheries Minister Joyce Murray following her controversial, unscientific and damaging decision to shut down salmon farms in BC…

Ottawa rejects science, betrays First Nations with aquaculture decision

Decision to shut down Discovery Islands salmon farms goes against First Nations Reconciliation, increases food costs and devastates local economies By Fabian DawsonSeaWestNews The Federal…

Land-based salmon farming is risky business in BC : study

  New government study shows BC will need billions of dollars and about 10 years to replace open-net salmon farms with land-based aquaculture operations By…

Canada’s salmon farmers need more collaboration not conflict

While the rest of the world is increasing aquaculture production, campaigners with varying self-interests have been determined to shut down salmon farms in Canada. Commentary…

Salmon with Anchovy Butter and Braised Kale

This simple, no fuss salmon recipe, cooked under the broiler, is perfect for any time of the week. If one is pregnant and looking for…

Pregnant and craving salmon?

Like all farmed foods, salmon farming is mandated by organisations set in place to protect our health British Columbia is a wonderful place to rear…

BC salmon farm closures trigger record high prices

Price spikes are being driven by government decisions to reduce supply of BC’s farm-raised salmon, states the Canadian Aquaculture Industry Alliance (CAIA). By Fabian DawsonSeaWestNews…

No ‘relevant association’ between sea lice and salmon farms

New Federal Government science report dismantles key claims by anti–salmon farming activists’ groups in British Columbia By Fabian DawsonSeaWestNews Sea lice on salmon farms in…

Seafood sustainability champ to helm BC Salmon Farmers Association

“We need to find ways to produce a lot more seafood, not just salmon and we need to do it locally, not somewhere over the…

Farmed salmon is critical for Canada’s food security

The salmon served on most Canadian plates comes from farms, not from the wild, and this takes the pressure off wild stocks. CommentaryBy Timothy Kennedy…

Salmon farmers dominate global protein sustainability rankings: report

Salmon farmers Mowi and Grieg Seafood, who raise fish in BC,  considered to be the lowest risk protein producers in the world By SeaWestNews Salmon…

Fishy salmon farming ban by Franz under fire

Activists in the Pacific Northwest keep pumping out falsehoods and junk science to vilify salmon aquaculture as demand for farmed seafood grows around the world…

Anti-salmon farming activists destroy a tribal legacy

“These activists, they don’t build anything…they just want to destroy what we have built around our sustainable aquaculture and salmon farming operations for their political…

Grieg Seafood BC looks for new salmon farming sites

Grieg Seafood BC  seeks to develop new sites better suited for salmon farming as it works with First Nations to chart the future of aquaculture…

Salmon linings playbook of a Washington State politician

Ignoring science and dismissing judicial precedents, Hilary Franz plans to demonize salmon and fish farmers in Washington State as she launches her campaign to get…

Idea of growing salmon on land is a “dead horse”

Salmon farming critic claims Federal Fisheries Minister Joyce Murray has betrayed her election promise and says idea of transitioning from open net aquaculture to land-based…

Salmon farmers want more time to develop transition plan

Future of aquaculture in the Discovery Islands should be part of Transition Plan for all of BC, say salmon farmers and First Nations By Fabian…

First Nations school minister about salmon farming in BC

Federal Fisheries Minister Joyce Murray gets first-hand knowledge about salmon farming operations from BC First Nations, as activists ratchet up their fake propaganda campaigns. By…

‘Salmon Wars’ in the media undermines aquaculture sustainability

Extremist criticism of farmed salmon may have made sense a decade ago, but in 2022 we must question the quality of the research used by…

An insincere consultation about salmon farming in BC

The Federal government’s nonsensical policy about salmon farming in BC only hurts local communities and First Nations, while failing to do anything to address the…

BC’s anti-salmon farming activist gets it wrong again

No link between wild salmon returns in British Columbia and active salmon farms By Fabian DawsonSeaWestNews British Columbia’s anti-fish farming activists are world-renowned for spreading…

Nova Scotia seeks public input on aquaculture expansion

Strong support continues for salmon farmers and the aquaculture industry as a whole in Atlantic Canada By Fabian DawsonSeaWestNews Nova Scotia, Canada’s top seafood exporting…

Coalition opposes facilitator for salmon farming transition plans

“We cannot trust that an impartial process will occur as the First Nations Fisheries Council’s stance against salmon farming is well known,” say aquaculture-dependant indigenous…

First Nations to shape the future of aquaculture in BC

Canada acknowledges First Nations’ rights to define their relationships with the aquaculture industry in a plan that will shape the future of salmon farming in…