• Cermaq Canada J...

                  Cermaq Canada Job Opportunity   Fish Health Manager, Campbell River, BC Located along the beautiful coastal waters of Vancouver Island, Cermaq Canada Ltd. is a salmon farming company focused on operational excellence.  With our skilled team, we strive for a high quality product achieved through sustainable aquaculture practices.  Our […]
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    Raising awarene...

    Raising awareness about salmon farming through conversations not confrontations Dozens of people from varying backgrounds on Vancouver Island recently met to have a respectful dialogue on salmon farming off the BC Coast. The participation was organized by Headwaters Community Conversations and the BC Salmon Farmers Association. During the dialogues, participants explored ideas for building sustainable […]
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  • Farm-raised Atl...

    It was a pleasure to see farm-raised Atlantic salmon as one of the sustainable and ethical choices at Whole Foods Market. Farm-raised salmon, raised right, is good for our health and the environment. Think about it, the heavier the protein, the harder it is on the environment. Salmon is light and healthy. The original Whole […]
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    British Columbi...

    Thousands of fish health screenings on wild, hatchery-raised, and farm-raised salmon have been completed by professionals in B.C., Alaska, and Washington State and not a single test confirms the presence of any exotic fish viruses or diseases, including ISA. Viruses exist in every single living animal, including human beings. Viruses are the most abundant organisms […]
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  • British Columbi...

    Antibiotics are rarely used and, if required, are only available through prescription by a licensed veterinarian for the purpose of managing bacterial illnesses in fish. B.C. salmon farmers are dedicated to raising healthy fish in a healthy environment. These farmers apply the best in current standards and practices, which includes using preventative vaccinations, consistent diagnostic […]
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    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 […]
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  • US agency alert...

    Similar falsehoods being used by BC-based anti-aquaculture lobby in campaign to attack salmon farmers. By Fabian Dawson SeawestNews The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) has joined a growing chorus of condemnation against the lies being spread by the anti-fish farm lobby about the salmon aquaculture industry. The agency in a statement said the […]
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    Salmon Farm Tou...

    Would you go on a Salmon Farm tour if you could? BC salmon farmers will welcome you on one of their beautiful farms on the ocean. Tour dates for 2018 will be posted soon. “The BC Salmon Farmers Association invites members of the public (ages 10+) to join us for a tour of one of […]
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  • BC salmon and s...

    Did you know that the second largest seafood consumption is farmed salmon? Members of BC Salmon Farmers Association (BCSFA) grows the world’s most desired fish. Salmon raising, from inception to consumption, follows the same process as shellfish – spawned from brood stock, grown in controlled hatcheries and then transferred to the ocean until they’ve reached […]
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    Fish farming re...

    Bad salmon farming practices in a different country must not affect our stringently regulated fish farming industry. “VANCOUVER—A Washington senator says he wants to see British Columbia join the state in phasing out ocean-based Atlantic salmon farms when the province decides whether to renew farm leases in June. The move to phase out fish farms […]
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