• Discredited act...

    Group was warned by government not to use “reckless allegations based on incomplete science” to impact livelihood of thousands of British Columbians A group of discredited activists, whose objective is to shut down salmon farms, have once again trotted out a dubious document to smear one of B.C.’s most sustainable industries. The rogue scientists spouting […]

    Sea it! British...

    British celebrities have posed naked for the Fishlove campaign to end overfishing in Europe’s waters. British actors and celebrities are shedding their clothes for the cameras as European Union ministers meet in Brussels to determine 2018 fishing quotas. Among them are Imelda Staunton, Jessie Buckley, Bobby George and Rula Lenska who have posed naked with […]
  • A solid year fo...

    Over 40 First Nation and Indigenous communities are now directly or indirectly involved in farming seafood in Canada. Canada’s seafood farmers produced a solid year of sustainable growth and new jobs in 2016 according to a new report released today by the Canadian Aquaculture Industry Alliance (CAIA). The report, Sustainable, Diverse and Growing – The […]

    A net loss for ...

    The catch of non-target fish and ocean wildlife, or “bycatch,” results in unnecessary waste and harm to sea life says Oceana Canada A report released from Oceana Canada — Collateral damage: How to reduce bycatch in Canada’s commercial fisheries — reveals how poorly Canada is managing one of the biggest threats to our oceans. The […]
  • The inconvenien...

    The more British Columbians get involved in decisions about how and where our food is produced, the better it will be for our oceans and those who depend on it for their livelihoods. If you pump an audience with lies, junk science and alternative facts long enough, chances are that it will stop searching for […]

    Activists illeg...

    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, the activists violated multiple workplace safety regulations and procedures, violated biosecurity protocols which are put […]
  • Chef Sid puts a...

    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 quickly make salmon their fish of choice for every recipe. Commercial Drive, Vancouver’s most eclectic […]

    These guys want...

    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 are the founders of the app Coastline Market, which connects fishers and aquaculture farmers with […]
  • Science continu...

    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 good thing. http://www.timescolonist.com/opinion/op-ed/comment-science-continues-to-show-b-c-salmon-farms-are-safe-1.23101758  

    Seafood Industr...

    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 creation of about 1,600 jobs, a new independent study shows. The study comes in the […]
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