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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…

Science continues to show B.C. salmon farms are safe

BC salmon are raised with passion and good food as well as the latest in science and technology. Healthy, well-informed, public debate based on facts, not fear, is a cornerstone of how all industry operates in B.C., and that’s a…

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…

Chef Dong: Salmon Chinese Way

Chef Eugene Dong, owner of Cottage Bistro, the popular blues joint and restaurant on Main Street, said listening to blues music changed his life. Eugene was orphaned at a very young age, he started working by the time he was…

Boban Kovachevich: Pan Roasted Salmon and Quinoa

Boban Kovachevich Corporate Chef Executive Hotels and Resorts, Burnaby Fundamental nature: Logic, unquenchable curiosity, and empathy Chef Boban Kovachevich started his culinary training at the age of seventeen and worked as a cook throughout his Culinary Arts schooling. After graduation,…

Seafood Watch upgrades Atlantic salmon farmed in BC

“B.C. is the only such region in the world to have this distinction for its entire Atlantic salmon production,” https://www.seafoodsource.com/news/environment-sustainability/seafood-watch-upgrades-atlantic-salmon-farmed-in-british-columbia-canada

Canada’s coast providing wide array of seafood for Midwest

One of the biggest sources for seafood for the United States are the coastal waters of British Columbia, from where more than 100 sustainable seafood products are shipped throughout Canada and exported. http://www.bcshellfishmedia.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/08/Farm-World-8B-6330.pdf

Value of B.C. farm-raised salmon climbing fast

The wholesale value of B.C. farmed raised salmon rose to $796 million in 2016, creating 2,966 direct jobs and 2,716 indirect jobs, according to the report prepared by accountants MNP LLP. The value of B.C. farmed fish rose 37 per…

Millions of Atlantic salmon introduced to B.C. streams since 1905

More than eight million Atlantic salmon have been intentionally released into B.C. rivers and lakes, beginning more than a century ago. But history has shown that Atlantic salmon don’t feed well in the Pacific and have never established spawning populations…

Premier Horgan fumbles fish farm file

Neither Popham nor Horgan demonstrated a detailed understanding of the Cohen Commission’s findings. Their grasp of the issue seemed similar to most people who have seen a long parade of media reports featuring shock-photographer Alexandra Morton and celebrity activists. https://www.kamloopsthisweek.com/fletcher-premier-horgan-fumbles-fish-farm-file/

Geoducks: unique B.C. clams a booming business

Geoducks are a $45 million dollar a year business and only so many of the clams can be harvested each year. http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/british-columbia/geoducks-unique-b-c-clams-a-booming-business-1.4122268

Seafood buyers and BC’s amazing bounty from the sea

Dozens of international seafood buyers – mostly from Asia – flocked to the picturesque Comox Valley in British Columbia to mix business with pleasure. Their primary purpose was to place orders for BC farmed Atlantic salmon, oysters, clams, mussels, geoduck,…

Blackfin Pub, BC Chefs, BC Seafood, BC’s Gas

Blackfin Pub serves up BC seafood and is the first of many family operated businesses that visitors discover as they fly into Comox Harbour. In the Comox Valley, we find one of the most fantastic pubs in all of British…

The International Symposium on Aquatic Animal Health

The International Symposium on Aquatic Animal Health, September 2-6, 2018 Charlottetown, PE Every four years, the American Fisheries Society – Fish Health Section expands its annual meeting by inviting international participation in the form of the ISAAH. Stemming from its…

Aquaculture America 2018

Aquaculture America 2018 February 19-22, 2018 Las Vegas, Nevada USA https://www.was.org/meetings/default.aspx?code=AA20188 Brochure: https://www.was.org/meetings/pdf/AA2018RegBro.pdf

Canada’s Farmed Seafood Conference 2017

Canada’s Farmed Seafood Conference 2017 November 21-22, 2017 Ottawa, ON http://www.aquaculture.ca/farmed-seafood-policy-conference-2017/

Atlantic Canada Fish Farmer’s Association Annual Forum & Gala

Atlantic Canada Fish Farmer’s Association Annual Forum & Gala, October 24-26, 2017, St. Andrews, NB http://www.atlanticfishfarmers.com/events-all/2017/2/13/acffa-aquaculture-research-science-and-technology-forum-2017

Fundamental nature: Music lover, great food, and contentment

Eugene Dong – Chef-Owner – Cottage Bistro – 4470 Main Street., Vancouver Chef Eugene has spent close to four decades honing his skills in the business. Originally from China he brought with him a deep respect for seasonal foods and his sense…

Seafood Industry pumps millions into BC economy

Source: Mata Press Service – published by asingh on Tue, 10/03/2017 – 18:26 British Columbia’s salmon aquaculture industry, often lambasted at home by critics armed with fishy data, has pumped over $1.5 billion towards the local economy this year resulting in the…

Chef Boban Kovachevich – Prawn avocado recipe

Chef Boban Kovachevich, Corporate Chef of Executive Hotels and Resorts, discovered his culinary identity at the age of seventeen, while working as a cook. At the age of twenty-one he graduated from the Hotel Industry and Tourist Culinary Center in…

Asia’s appetite for BC seafood growing

Source: By Mata Press Service In a remote area northwest of Vancouver Island called Kyuquot Sound, sablefish, a Japanese delicacy for decades, is gently cultured in pristine, cold, deep water pens. After about 36 months, the sablefish, also known as…

What is the history of salmon farming in BC?

B.C.’s original fish farmers date back to only the mid-1970s and 1980s. The industry was initially experimental in the 1970s becoming an organized industry in B.C. in the 1980s and marked in 1984 by the formation of the BC Salmon…

How do we manage sea lice in salmon farms?

Farm-raised salmon are free of sea lice when they are entered into the ocean, but during the fall adult wild salmon may pass sea lice to farm-raised salmon. Sea lice are naturally occurring parasites found on many species of marine…