• Kitchen getting...

    BC Seafood Festival to showcase over 40 local, national and international chefs By Samantha McLeod SeaWestNews The kitchen is getting crowded at the 12th annual BC Seafood Festival. The festival organizers have announced an extensive list of chefs from British Columbia, Canada, and around the world to celebrate the bounty of BC Seafood. Tickets to […]

    Employees help ...

    Cermaq thanks employees for helping it get Aquaculture Stewardship Council’s (ASC) salmon standards By SeaWestNews Thanks to the hard work and commitment from employees, more than 73% of Cermaq Canada’s production farms are now certified to the  Aquaculture Stewardship Council’s (ASC) salmon standard This standard was developed with the World Wildlife Federation (WWF) and is […]
  • Ottawa funds to...

    Funding will enhance B.C.’s reputation for sustainable aquaculture and fishery practices says Lana Popham, BC Minister of Agriculture By Taz Bacchus SeaWestNews Ottawa has announced over $225,000 in funding from the Fisheries and Aquaculture Clean Technology Adoption Program to support clean economic growth for six British Columbia businesses. “These projects will help energize the growth […]

    Sustainable sal...

    Put salmon farms in land-based fish tanks. This is an online demand we see quite often in the comments sections of SeaWestNews Facebook page. By Samantha McLeod SeaWestNews Sustainability is the key to all food farming, whether it is fish in the ocean, or fruits, vegetables, grains and cattle/poultry on land. All types of farming […]
  • Why the world n...

    Significant increase in demand predicted for farmed salmon and other aquaculture products by leading European experts and a new report By Fabian Dawson SeaWestNews The sustainable fish of the future will come from fish farms say leading European scientists and a new analysis on the global aquaculture market. All of them conclude that fish production […]

    Opinion: If we ...

    By Jeremy Dunn The B.C. Salmon Farmers Association recently held community meetings in Campbell River and Nanaimo — two centres of our industry in this province. Over and over again we heard passion for the role B.C.’s salmon farms play in protecting wild salmon and helping feed a hungry world, but also frustration with the […]
  • Credibility not...

    Would these BC chefs be okay if food critics reviewed their restaurants without having eaten there? By Fabian Dawson SeaWestNews This week, the anti-fish farm activists rounded up some Vancouver-area chefs to denounce sustainable salmon farming in BC. None of them, who turned up for a press conference, have been to a B.C. fish farm, […]

    Calling on all ...

    Salmon farms in British Columbia have to adhere to the highest standards in regulations and monitoring, more so than restaurants health and safety measures. Restaurants are given lenient warnings and fines for infractions that are potentially hazardous to the public’s health. If farmers do not stick to their high code of conduct their businesses will […]
  • A common vision...

    B.C. government releases advisory council report on salmon aquaculture By Fabian Dawson SeaWestNews A B.C. government panel’s report on aquaculture underscores the need for salmon farm practices to better align with a common vision on the importance of sustaining wild Pacific salmon. It also reaffirms the importance for government and the salmon farming industry to […]

    Skuna Bay Salmo...

    Partnership with James Beard Foundation paves the way for engagement with broader culinary community and North America’s top chefs. By Samantha McLeod SeaWestNews Vancouver Island’s Skuna Bay Salmon, globally renowned for its sustainable fishing and farming practices, has joined a national movement to strengthen the world’s seafood supply chain. Committed to offering sustainable seafood options, […]
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