• BC’s aqua...

    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 of the BC Salmon Farmers Association. By Samantha McLeod SeaWestNews “The past four years with […]

    Welcome to the ...

    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 in British Columbia. “Being a salmon farmer was a convenience at first, I needed a […]
  • The Omega-3 fac...

    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 week as part of a healthy diet. Farmed and wild fish offer the same health […]

    Wild salmon fac...

    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 a couple years ago, toxic pollution in the water can kill them. WSU researchers have […]
  • Give a heartfel...

    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, this Valentine’s Day, Lure, a new cookbook featuring sustainable seafood recipes from the West Coast, […]

    How to fillet a...

    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 Food Revolution movement, which puts the entire focus on what our children are being fed […]
  • Why the Washing...

    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 the net collapse of a salmon farm in Washington State, can happen in British Columbia. […]

    Seafood nutrien...

    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 minerals. Seafood is also lower in fat – and contains less saturated fat – than […]
  • Why seafood is ...

    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 some of them as listed by the Canadian Aquaculture Industry Alliance; HEART DISEASE Modest consumption […]

    Cermaq helps Fi...

    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 Ahousaht First Nation, is a student at the University of Victoria working on his Bachelor’s […]
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