•  Salmon Farming...

    10 facts you need to know about British Columbia’s salmon farming industry A Small Footprint B.C. salmon farms contribute over $1.5 billion annually into B.C.’s economy and only occupy 0.05% of the entire B.C. coast. All Atlantic salmon farms in B.C. will be certified to the Aquaculture Stewardship Council (ASC) standard by 2020. B.C.’s farm-raised […]

      Noted and Quo...

    Aquaculture summit, Seafood West 2018, in the ‘Salmon Capital of the World’ was all about working together to protect wild fish By Samantha McLeod SeaWestNews Some of the world’s top chefs, fisheries scientists, First Nations leaders, fish farmers and local politicians gathered last week in the Western Canadian coastal city of Campbell River to celebrate […]
  • BCSFA and Brown...

    The BC Salmon Farmers Association (BCSFA )is dedicated to driving communication and cooperation within the salmon farming sector, and is the link between the industry and government. BCSFA’s members are an important part of keeping British Columbia’s local coastal economy strong and diverse. Members share a commitment to high operational standards, transparency and continuous development and […]

    Federal Aquacul...

    New joint Democrat-Republican bill to support American coastal communities reflects calls for a Federal Aquaculture Act in Canada When it comes to aquaculture, politicians often have opposing views. But that’s not the case for US Congressional Representatives Steven Palazzo, a Mississippi Republican and Collin Peterson, a Minnesota Democrat. In a rare show of common ground in […]
  • A time to cull ...

    If this is a time to cull seals to protect our whales, it is also a time to cull the science-deficit activist campaigns that threaten the lifeblood of our coastal communities Earlier this year Georgia Murray of the Nimmo Bay Wilderness Resort, which charges about $2,000 a day to hunt down prized wild pacific salmon, […]

     How much fish ...

    The Joint Research Centre of the European Commission says global seafood consumption has more than doubled in the past 50 years, putting stress on the sustainability of fishing. Some numbers from the first global seafood consumption footprint published by The Joint Research Centre of the European Commission published this week; 50 – Global seafood consumption has […]
  • What ails our k...

    The survival of more than half the world’s Orcas are threatened by PCBs, industrial chemicals, overfishing and man-made noise says a new study. A deadly cocktail of PCB and other toxic chemicals is threatening the survival of over half of the world’s killer whales, a new study shows. Over fishing and man-made noise may also affect […]

    First Nations c...

    New government report pushes for a Federal Aquaculture Act while calling for increased funding for Indigenous fish farming initiatives. First Nations communities are in a unique position to benefit from, and contribute to sustainable aquaculture development in Canada, says a new federal government report. However, limited financing for Indigenous aquaculture remains a challenge said the Agri-food […]
  • Canada launches...

    PRV Assessment will support decision making on sustainable aquaculture and aquatic animal health in Canada The Department of Fisheries and Oceans has launched a science review to assess risks associated with Piscine Orthoreovirus, also known as Piscine Reovirus, (PRV) transfer from Atlantic salmon farms. The results of the assessment will support decision making on sustainable […]

    Campbell River ...

    Campbell River – The Salmon Capital of the World – will host Seafood West to celebrate and discuss the latest advancements in aquaculture. By Samantha McLeod Some of the world’s top fisheries scientists and chefs will gather in the Western Canadian coastal city of Campbell River this week to celebrate and discuss the latest advancements […]
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