Category Archives: BCSFA

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

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

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

PROCESSING plant wastewater: BCSFA Director ‘understand[s] why people are concerned… [but] water being discharged is treated’

Continue reading PROCESSING plant wastewater: BCSFA Director ‘understand[s] why people are concerned… [but] water being discharged is treated’

BRITISH Columbia salmon farming industry harvested & processed 92,800MT in 2016; Contributed over $1.5-billion towards the B.C. economy – Report

Continue reading BRITISH Columbia salmon farming industry harvested & processed 92,800MT in 2016; Contributed over $1.5-billion towards the B.C. economy – Report

‘AQUACULTURE leaders in US & Canada worry that the Cooke Aquaculture salmon escape could lead to additional regulations on all ocean net pen operations’

Continue reading ‘AQUACULTURE leaders in US & Canada worry that the Cooke Aquaculture salmon escape could lead to additional regulations on all ocean net pen operations’

YELLOW light: Seafood Watch program now recommends Atlantic salmon raised in British Columbia as a “good alternative”

Continue reading YELLOW light: Seafood Watch program now recommends Atlantic salmon raised in British Columbia as a “good alternative”

New record value for BC farm raised salmon exports: over CA$540-million in 2016; South Korea emerging as key growth market

Continue reading New record value for BC farm raised salmon exports: over CA$540-million in 2016; South Korea emerging as key growth market

B.C. salmon farmers announce 2017 call for research proposals; Particular focus on wild salmon stocks

Continue reading B.C. salmon farmers announce 2017 call for research proposals; Particular focus on wild salmon stocks

BC [& global] salmon farming industry doesn’t want to be closed-contained… Bill C-228 gets second reading in Ottawa

Continue reading BC [& global] salmon farming industry doesn’t want to be closed-contained… Bill C-228 gets second reading in Ottawa

“FARM-raised salmon – lowest overall environmental cost for protein” – BC salmon farming industry-commissionned LCA study

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Continue reading “FARM-raised salmon – lowest overall environmental cost for protein” – BC salmon farming industry-commissionned LCA study

BRITISH Columbia: 15% of salmon farming industry now certified by the ASC, the “world leading third-party certification for responsibly farmed seafood”

Continue reading BRITISH Columbia: 15% of salmon farming industry now certified by the ASC, the “world leading third-party certification for responsibly farmed seafood”

DOUBLING… Exports of BC farm-raised salmon to key Asian markets on a record-setting pace in 2016

Continue reading DOUBLING… Exports of BC farm-raised salmon to key Asian markets on a record-setting pace in 2016

BCSFA responds to Sea Shepherd’s anti-farmed salmon campaign; Point-by-point detailed corrections: “we’d like to see if there is a possibility for collaboration”

Continue reading BCSFA responds to Sea Shepherd’s anti-farmed salmon campaign; Point-by-point detailed corrections: “we’d like to see if there is a possibility for collaboration”

BRITISH Columbia salmon farmers “helping to bridge knowledge gaps on B.C.’s wild stocks and coastal environment”; Funding for collaborative research

Continue reading BRITISH Columbia salmon farmers “helping to bridge knowledge gaps on B.C.’s wild stocks and coastal environment”; Funding for collaborative research

CANADA’s Fisheries Minister ‘would welcome an outside auditor to assess Government’s efforts to ensure fish farms don’t harm wild salmon’ – Vancouver Sun

Continue reading CANADA’s Fisheries Minister ‘would welcome an outside auditor to assess Government’s efforts to ensure fish farms don’t harm wild salmon’ – Vancouver Sun

GLOBAL demand for BC farm-raised salmon at all-time high; Exports to china more than double previous high

Continue reading GLOBAL demand for BC farm-raised salmon at all-time high; Exports to china more than double previous high

AGRIMARINE “at the forefront of developing clean technologies that will improve the sustainability of the industry” – BCSFA; Growth test trials ongoing

Continue reading AGRIMARINE “at the forefront of developing clean technologies that will improve the sustainability of the industry” – BCSFA; Growth test trials ongoing

B.C. aims to be the first region in the world to have all farm-raised Atlantic salmon ASC-certified by 2020; Two more MH Canada farm sites ASC-certified

Continue reading B.C. aims to be the first region in the world to have all farm-raised Atlantic salmon ASC-certified by 2020; Two more MH Canada farm sites ASC-certified

GOAL 2015: BC Salmon Farmers release their first ever Sustainability Report; “committed to third-party certification” … Antibiotics usage down 7-fold in past decade

VANCOUVER B.C. – Salmon farmers in British Columbia are taking further steps towards increasing the availability of information on farming practices and key areas of public interest by publishing a Sustainability Progress Report, released today (October 27, 2015) at GOAL 2015 in Vancouver. Continue reading GOAL 2015: BC Salmon Farmers release their first ever Sustainability Report; “committed to third-party certification” … Antibiotics usage down 7-fold in past decade

‘BLUE Revolution 2.0’; Aquaculture Association of Canada’s conference licks off May 31st in Nanaimo, BC

 The BC Salmon Farmers Association (BCSFA) will welcome over 300 aquaculturalists to the Vancouver Island Conference Centre May 31st to June 3rd for the Aquaculture Association of Canada’s conference – Blue Revolution 2.0, which will discuss the latest technology, approaches, scientific research and prospects for the sector’s future in Canada.  Continue reading ‘BLUE Revolution 2.0’; Aquaculture Association of Canada’s conference licks off May 31st in Nanaimo, BC