Category Archives: Atlantic Canada

AFTER salmon, seabass & seabream… Cooke Inc. embarks onto shrimp farming with Seajoy Seafood acquisition in Latin America

Continue reading AFTER salmon, seabass & seabream… Cooke Inc. embarks onto shrimp farming with Seajoy Seafood acquisition in Latin America

ESCAPES & hybridization: Atlantic Salmon Federation statement (05.09.2018) on European origin aquaculture Atlantic salmon within the Bay of Fundy

Continue reading ESCAPES & hybridization: Atlantic Salmon Federation statement (05.09.2018) on European origin aquaculture Atlantic salmon within the Bay of Fundy

ENVIRONMENTAL assessment of Grieg NL aquaculture project upheld by Court of Appeal: “ruling has raised the bar for environmental assessment” – ASF

Continue reading ENVIRONMENTAL assessment of Grieg NL aquaculture project upheld by Court of Appeal: “ruling has raised the bar for environmental assessment” – ASF

ATLANTIC Salmon Federation says public should have been told about Cooke Aquaculture escape earlier; Opponents question escape figures

Continue reading ATLANTIC Salmon Federation says public should have been told about Cooke Aquaculture escape earlier; Opponents question escape figures

MARINE Harvest finalises acquisition of Northern Harvest in Atlantic Canada; effective July 3

Continue reading MARINE Harvest finalises acquisition of Northern Harvest in Atlantic Canada; effective July 3

NASCO strengthens cooperation to protect endangered wild Atlantic salmon stocks; New regulatory measures re. Faroe Islands & West Greenland

Continue reading NASCO strengthens cooperation to protect endangered wild Atlantic salmon stocks; New regulatory measures re. Faroe Islands & West Greenland

TASMANIAN salmon farming: PhD research highlights “Consistency in what is perceived to be a lack of transparency about information upon which decisions are made”

Continue reading TASMANIAN salmon farming: PhD research highlights “Consistency in what is perceived to be a lack of transparency about information upon which decisions are made”

GM Salmon in Canada: Quebec GMO-watchers identify two seafood importers who allegedly imported 4.5t of transgenic salmon sold unlabelled to consumers

Continue reading GM Salmon in Canada: Quebec GMO-watchers identify two seafood importers who allegedly imported 4.5t of transgenic salmon sold unlabelled to consumers

SEA LICE: Cooke Aqua adopts Thermolicer technology as chemical-free sea lice management tool; First-time use in Atlantic Canada

Continue reading SEA LICE: Cooke Aqua adopts Thermolicer technology as chemical-free sea lice management tool; First-time use in Atlantic Canada

AQUABOUNTY lists many risks to its GM salmon business; including possibility of labelling “which could negatively impact consumer acceptance”…

Continue reading AQUABOUNTY lists many risks to its GM salmon business; including possibility of labelling “which could negatively impact consumer acceptance”…

COOKE Aqua: “Any ban on Atlantic salmon farming would be based purely on emotion and ideology, not science”; Bill 2957 to ban salmon farms dies in WA Legislature

Continue reading COOKE Aqua: “Any ban on Atlantic salmon farming would be based purely on emotion and ideology, not science”; Bill 2957 to ban salmon farms dies in WA Legislature

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

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

‘BLOOD water’ in Scotland: BBC echoes call from Staniford urging SSPO to expel Cooke Aquaculture due to breaches of industry’s code of practice

Continue reading ‘BLOOD water’ in Scotland: BBC echoes call from Staniford urging SSPO to expel Cooke Aquaculture due to breaches of industry’s code of practice

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

COOKE acquires Omega Protein (“on track to be approved by the MSC”) for US$500 million; Strategic move into feed business

Continue reading COOKE acquires Omega Protein (“on track to be approved by the MSC”) for US$500 million; Strategic move into feed business

COOKE VP Communications Nell Halse to retire at end of 2017, replacement appointed: Joel Richardson

Continue reading COOKE VP Communications Nell Halse to retire at end of 2017, replacement appointed: Joel Richardson

TAPPING into global markets for Canadian farmed fish and seafood; $2.48 million funding support for CAIA

Continue reading TAPPING into global markets for Canadian farmed fish and seafood; $2.48 million funding support for CAIA

NEWFOUNDLAND & Labrador Government argues Supreme Court judge ‘errors’ led to EIS being ordered for Grieg salmon farm proposal

Continue reading NEWFOUNDLAND & Labrador Government argues Supreme Court judge ‘errors’ led to EIS being ordered for Grieg salmon farm proposal