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    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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    Paving the way ...

    “Sustainable aquaculture is key for our wild fish to thrive,” – James Walkus, independent commercial fisherman and a First Nations aquaculture success story. James Walkus was 15 when he found an abandoned boat on the traditional territory of the Gwa’sala-’Nakwaxda’xw Nations in northern Vancouver Island. “I fixed it when nobody claimed it and went out to […]
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  • 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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    Moving the salm...

    New executive director of the BC Salmon Farmers Association plans to change the narrative around the “misunderstood industry” of salmon farming By Fabian Dawson & Samantha McLeod SeaWestNews Growing up in BC, John Paul Fraser (pictured) was never far from the ocean and his love for salmon. As B.C.’s deputy minister responsible for Government Communications […]
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  • Woman In Aquacu...

    Traditionally, historically, women have been responsible for feeding their families and communities, therefore it is a quite a natural leap for women to be involved in aquaculture, which gives them the opportunity to feed more families in a sustainable manner. By Samantha McLeod “According to the latest State of World Fisheries and Aquaculture (SOFIA) report, nearly 60 […]
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    Marine Harvest ...

    Marine Harvest is a finalist for having the most outstanding HR team of the year By SeaWestNews Marine Harvest’s Human Resources team has been selected as a finalist for a prestigious Canadian HR Award. This award recognizes the most outstanding HR team of the year, in an organization with 500 employees or more in Canada. […]
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  • Stable coastal ...

    Evidence of British Columbia’s success as a world leader in salmon farming is found all around, in the social fabric of coastal communities reborn thanks to the industry, says veterinarian and former salmon farmer Brad Hicks. By Paula Arab “We’re already into second-generation farmers in B.C. and lots of them,” says Hicks, a co-owner of […]
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    I’m a salmon fa...

    I am proud of what we do, I love being part of an industry that was created to ensure sustainability. We operate under strict guidelines that are constantly evolving for the better. – Bruce Banta I saw this piece recently by Bruce Banta, a BC salmon farmer and was reminded of the first time I […]
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  • Cermaq in searc...

    Working with First Nations communities to develop strong partnerships for a sustainable future, is a job for some and a passion for others. If you have the passion, Cermaq Canada wants to hear from you. Cermaq Canada, which farms Atlantic salmon in 28 sea sites on the west and east coasts of Vancouver Island, operates […]
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    Rock with a hea...

    Comox Valley Rocks for Kids! will take place during the 12th annual BC Seafood Festival, being held in the Comox Valley from June 8–17, 2018. By SeaWestNews These rockers are coming together during the epic BC Seafood Festival, 2018, to raise money for Comox Valley Child Development Association. “It’s been a long time since the […]
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