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Salmon – Farmed and Nutritious

Two new studies in Sweden and UK show farmed salmon is packed with nutrients, has a low impact on the environment and is free of medicinal residues. By Samantha McLeodSeaWestNews When it comes to seafood, farmed salmon is packed with…

Welcome to the office of BC salmon farmers

A hard place to get to but a good place to be, say craftsman salmon farmers in British Columbia  By SeaWest News For over a decade now, Steve Munro has been raising salmon in the pristine waters of Nootka Sound…

The Omega-3 factor for a healthy body

Eating seafood twice a week contributes to a healthier diet and can play an important role in improving the health of Canadians of all ages. That’s why public health officials, such as the Health Canada, recommend eating seafood twice a…

Wild salmon facing toxic punch from stormwater runoff

Stormwater runoff of urban roadways pose toxic danger to wild salmon Washington State University researchers have found that salmon face a double whammy when they swim in the stormwater runoff of urban roadways, WSU News reports. First, as scientists learned…

Give a heartfelt gift this Valentine’s Day

Now that you have captured your mate’s heart, look after it with Lure, Chef Ned Bell’s cookbook featuring sustainable seafood recipes from the West Coast By SeaWestNews If you are looking for a gift from the heart, for the heart,…

How to fillet a whole fish with Jaimie Oliver’s video

In the following video, watch the chef teach us how to fillet a whole farmed fish at home. Jaimie Oliver is proud to trace his ingredients right back to its source, including farmed fish. Nothing is as profound as Jaimie’s…

Why the Washington State fish farm collapse is an “unlikely event” in B.C.

Industry veterans say that the salmon farming industry practice of adopting state-of-the art technology to clean pen nets in B.C. is among the world’s best By SeaWestNews Two of Canada’s leading experts on aquaculture engineering say it’s highly unlikely that…

Seafood nutrients and why you need them

Farmed fish and shellfish are both excellent natural sources of high quality protein and essential nutrients By SeaWestNews Farmed fish and shellfish are both excellent natural sources of high quality protein and essential nutrients, including omega-3 fatty acids, vitamins and…

Why seafood is good for your health

From heart disease to aging, seafood consumption has a range of benefits for your body and mind By SeaWestNews There is an abundance of ongoing scientific research and published peer-reviewed studies around seafood and its many health benefits. Here are…

Cermaq helps First Nations students pursue bright futures

Keenan Andrew is getting closer to finally starting the career he’s been working towards for years, thanks in part to a scholarship from Cermaq Canada. (pictured) Keenan Andrew with his partner and their new baby. Andrew, a member of the…

Chef Ramsay’s Crispy Skin Salmon

Hell’s salmon – partial to chicken, Ramsay, for his part, will put Crispy Skin Salmon on the menu at his bright, 300-seat Hell’s Kitchen Restaurant on the Las Vegas Strip. “With wild salmon only available for shorter periods during the…

  “These really are the good old days”

We get to live, work, and play in one of the most beautiful places on earth, says 30-year retiring veteran of BC’s salmon farming industry. (Pictured) Paul Kendrick of Marine Harvest Paul Kendrick doesn’t hesitate when asked what has kept…

 Expert panel to provide credible aquaculture science

Panel will help government remain a strong, science-based regulator of the aquaculture industry  (Pictured) Canada’s chief science advisor, Dr. Mona Nemer By Seawest News Canada’s chief science advisor, Dr. Mona Nemer, will lead an independent expert panel to provide recommendations…

Salmon and Dill Cream Caribbean Patties

Originally published on eathical.ca This delicious Salmon and Dill Cream Patties recipe will please everyone even the young uns will enjoy them. Fragrant fillings with creamy cravings satisfied and of course flaky-buttery tart. Most recipes call for 2 tablespoon water but please that never…

Chef Randle’s Maple Chipotle Salmon

Chef Trevor Randle for the BC Agriculture in the Classroom Foundation and the Chef Instructor at Maple Ridge Secondary School created this lovely recipe for BCSFA. Seafood fans take heart-healthy note and get cooking with this finfish from BC aquaculture:…

Growing fish for a growing World: The Future of Salmon Aquaculture

By Caroline Graham The North Pacific Anadromous Fish Commission(NPAFC) As wild fisheries decline, or remain stagnant, the global population continues to grow, with greater than nine billion people expected to be living on this planet in 2050, raising serious concerns…

Aquaculture industry supports talks to address UNDRIP issues in BC

“We are prepared to do the necessary hard work to find a path forward together in the Broughton Archipelago in keeping with and enacting the principles of the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples.” The salmon farming…

First Nations author warns of paid “puppets and props” used to plug resource projects in Canada.

We don’t need any green college fund babies telling us what to do in our territories says Calvin Helin, a multi-award winning author, international speaker, entrepreneur and lawyer By SeaWestNews A leading authority on economic independence for First Nations says…

Dunn but not gone – Jeremy and the BCSFA

Jeremy Dunn, executive director at the BC Salmon Farmers Association (BCSFA), is leaving the producers’ organisation to join Marine Harvest Canada’s Public Affairs division. Dunn had led BCSFA’s five-person team for the past four years. Beginning May 1st, he will…

Was your seafood caught by slaves?

Consumers and governments around the world being warned to ensure the seafood from Thailand does not involve human trafficking and forced labour In 2011, Saw Win, 57, migrated to Thailand to find a job, hoping to earn money to send…

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…

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