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Sustainable oceans champ to lead Conservation Alliance

New executive director will lead four-year strategy for community of sustainable seafood NGOs By SeaWestNews Sustainable oceans champion, Mariah Boyle, has been appointed as the new Executive Director Conservation Alliance for Seafood Solutions. The Conservation Alliance is a community of…

Prosciutto Wrapped Salmon Recipe

In an effort to live sustainably, we can eat more fish, so let us get creative with fresh home grown salmon, shall we? Enjoy this Prosciutto wrapped salmon recipe. This Prosciutto wrapped salmon is a hit every single time I…

What Canadians want when it comes to seafood

New survey looks at sustainable and responsible seafood, environmental and social issues, as well as seafood tastes and preferences By SeaWestNews Canadians want to see change in the way we consume seafood, and they want to be part of that…

B.C. salmon farmers heed U.N.’s call to develop aquaculture industry

Embracing sustainability as an opportunity, B.C.’s salmon farmers are heeding the call by the United Nations to develop the aquaculture industry as a win-win for a planet in need. By Fabian DawsonSeaWestNews B.C.’s salmon farmers have embraced sustainability as an…

One man’s vision to promote aquaculture in Greece

By Maria FlipSeaWestNews As far as the future is concerned, I am planning to use my knowledge and skills to work on aquacultures in Greece – Manos Zouroufidis Manos Zouroufidis wants to help Greece make the aquaculture industry a pillar…

“I know full well that salmon are more than just food”

Making the International Year of the Salmon a Turning Point CommentaryBy Jonathan WilkinsonMinister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard British Columbians are rightly concerned about the state of several wild Pacific salmon stocks. I share that concern. As…

Aquaculture Ambassador: Kenny Leslie

“My education has drawn me to Aquaculture. A degree in environmental sustainability could be applied in so many ways to so many different industries,” Kenny Leslie, Council of Emerging Leaders in Aquaculture. By Samantha McLeodSeaWestNews Aquaculture in Canada today generates…

BC’s aquaculture, the most transparent food-industry

The BC Seafood Festival 2018, a celebration of BC’s aquaculture industry, is fast approaching. There is no better time than right now to highlight this conversation from last year’s seafood festival. Questions and Answers with Jeremy Dunn, then executive director…

From Shanghai to BC Seafood Fest, meet Chef Tony Su

Chef Tony Su brings more than 25 years’ experience to his role as Chinese Executive Chef for Cordis Shanghai, Hongqiao which is the new upscale hotel of the Langham Hospitality in Shanghai. As a Shanghainese, Chef Tony Su brings authentic…

Chef Chris Andraza will wow us again at the BC Seafood Festival

Executive Chef Chris Andraza, Fanny Bay Oyster Bar, father says he grew up with a love for food and curative sense for dishing it out. Chef Chris Andraza started his cooking career in Banff, Alberta, under Chef Roger Van Denhouvel…

Meet Cocktail Extraordinaire Dhaliwal at BC Seafood Festival

Armed with an exhaustive knowledge of cocktail lore and a reputation for shaking up unique, elegant-yet-funky twists on traditional drinks, Sabrine Dhaliwal has quickly established herself as a top-shelf talent not just in her adopted hometown of Vancouver but the…

BC Seafood Festival guest chef Chef Lisa Ahier

While Chef Lisa Ahier’s roots are in Fort Worth, Texas her heart is on the west coast of Vancouver Island where she and her family can combine their taste for wilderness, wildlife and great food. Chef Lisa Ahier and her…

Westin’s Chef Caitlin Mark will be at the BC Seafood Festival

With extensive culinary experience in some of Toronto, Ottawa and Vancouver’s renowned kitchens, H2 Rotisserie & Bar Chef Caitlin Mark brings a diverse blend of flavours and techniques to The Westin Bayshore, Vancouver. In 2015, Chef Caitlin Mark designed menu…

Sustainable salmon farming in British Columbia

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…

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) Increasingly, national and international government organizations are pointing to aquaculture as a solution (Food and Agriculture Organization 2016). As wild fisheries decline, or remain stagnant, the global population continues to grow,…

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…