Category Archives: British Columbia

Government, First Nations chart path for aquaculture in Broughton Archipelago

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LEGAL: A. Morton & Namgis First Nation go to Court against DFO and Marine Harvest & Cermaq re. PRV; Video Primer

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BRITISH COLUMBIA: Level 2 Wet Lab needed in Campbell River to investigate the risk of pathogen transfer between wild & farmed salmon

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“NEW approach” by BC Gov’t re. salmon farming tenures, “establishing key criteria for tenures past 2022”; Agreements with First Nations required

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THE Marine Harvest 2018 Salmon Industry Handbook has been published

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HABS: Harmful Algal Bloom caused mortalities at two Grieg Seafood sites in BC; 250,000 salmon reported dead / 1000 tonnes (50% mortality)

Continue reading HABS: Harmful Algal Bloom caused mortalities at two Grieg Seafood sites in BC; 250,000 salmon reported dead / 1000 tonnes (50% mortality)

‘WILD Salmon Defenders Alliance’ & ‘Wild Fish Conservancy Northwest’ urge for “international collaboration for a fish farm free Pacific coast”; Cooke escape aftermath

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CERMAQ Canada voluntarily agrees not to sell as ASC product any salmon from sites currently experiencing sea lice counts exceeding regulatory & historical levels

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CERMAQ first corporation to joins UN Global Compact Ocean Action Platform; Release of 2017 Sustainability Report

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FIRST Nations in favour of GE Salmon labelling: ‘Salmon People: The Risks of Genetically Engineered Fish for the Pacific Northwest’ film premieres

Continue reading FIRST Nations in favour of GE Salmon labelling: ‘Salmon People: The Risks of Genetically Engineered Fish for the Pacific Northwest’ film premieres

GLOBAL salmon initiative publishes its 5th year of sustainability data (incl. 14 KPIs); ‘40% of GSI production now ASC-certified’

Continue reading GLOBAL salmon initiative publishes its 5th year of sustainability data (incl. 14 KPIs); ‘40% of GSI production now ASC-certified’

“CLEAR that there are no conflicts of interest” – BC Government’s Review of Animal Health Centre

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SENATE votes in favour of phasing out Atlantic salmon farming in Washington State by 2025; BC repercussions…

Continue reading SENATE votes in favour of phasing out Atlantic salmon farming in Washington State by 2025; BC repercussions…

SALMON farming critic Alexandra Morton releases 6-minute film ‘Racing a Virus’ alleging Canadian government “cover-up of a salmon virus from Norway”…

Continue reading SALMON farming critic Alexandra Morton releases 6-minute film ‘Racing a Virus’ alleging Canadian government “cover-up of a salmon virus from Norway”…

FISHING: Largest Chinook salmon disappearing from U.S. (& Canada) West Coast; “Selective removal of large fish has likely contributed”

Continue reading FISHING: Largest Chinook salmon disappearing from U.S. (& Canada) West Coast; “Selective removal of large fish has likely contributed”

FISHERIES Act amendments: Canadian Government recognize that “decisions can be guided by principles of sustainability, precaution and ecosystem management”

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BRITISH Columbia Salmon Farmers’ Association Exec. Director leaves to join Marine Harvest Canada’s Public Affairs division; BCSFA search begins

Continue reading BRITISH Columbia Salmon Farmers’ Association Exec. Director leaves to join Marine Harvest Canada’s Public Affairs division; BCSFA search begins

PUBLISHED: seventh (2017) edition of the biennial Canadian Aquaculture R&D Review

Continue reading PUBLISHED: seventh (2017) edition of the biennial Canadian Aquaculture R&D Review