• 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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    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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      “These really...

    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 him on the same career path for 30 years: “The people I get to work […]
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  • Dunn but not go...

    Jeremy Dunn, executive director at the BC Salmon Farmers Association (BCSFA), is leaving the producers’ organisation to join Marine Harvest Canada’s Public Affairs division. Dunn had led BCSFA’s five-person team for the past four years. Beginning May 1st, he will replace Ian Roberts, Marine Harvest Canada’s director of public affairs, who announced his transfer to […]
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    World waking up...

    British Columbia continues to use safe and healthy farming practices to assist nature in staying ahead of the snowballing requests for seafood today. By Seawest News British Columbians know all about the bounty from their seas and are passionately protective about what lies beneath our oceans. Now the world is quickly waking up to what […]
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  • A career powere...

    Image – Vancouver Island fish processor, Real Lapointe at his retirement party held at Marine Harvest Canada’s salmon processing plant in Port Hardy Powered by a flu-busting blend of citrus juice and paprika, Vancouver Island fish processor, Real Lapointe has not missed a day of work for five straight years. Last month as he retired […]
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    Bid for more sa...

    By Seawestnews “Beyond a stated preference for sockeye salmon, the Squamish Nation did not address why other fish cannot satisfy the food needs of the community,” states a Federal Court ruling. The Squamish First Nation in British Columbia has lost its bid in the Federal Court for an increase to its Food, Social and Ceremonial […]
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  • A solid year fo...

    SeaWestNews 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 – […]
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