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  • B.C. Celebrates North America’s First ASC Certified Salmon Farm

    B.C. Celebrates North America’s First ASC Certified Salmon Farm

     British Columbia is now home to North America’s first salmon farm certified by the Aquaculture Stewardship Council.  Marine Harvest Canada has announced that its Marsh Bay farm has joined fewer than 30 salmon farms worldwide in ...

  • BC SALMON FARMERS Commit $1.5-Million towards Furthering Salmon Research

    BC SALMON FARMERS Commit $1.5-Million towards Furthering Salmon Research

    The BC Salmon Farmers Association (BCSFA) is taking a major step towards learning more about B.C’s coastal environment, particularly wild salmon.  Today the Association is announcing that it will invest $1.5-million over the next five ...

  • B.C. Salmon Farmers grow sustainability efforts to meet demand

    B.C. Salmon Farmers grow sustainability efforts to meet demand

    B.C. salmon farmers are celebrating Aquaculture Awareness Week, September 21 – 27, by reaffirming their commitment to sustainability. By 2020, B.C. aims to be the first region in the world to be certified by ‘Gold Standard’ ...

  • Bc Salmon Farmers Welcome New Aquaculture Regulations

    Bc Salmon Farmers Welcome New Aquaculture Regulations

    Minister Gail Shea of the Department of Fisheries and Oceans announced new national Aquaculture Activities Regulations today that she says will modernize and streamline the regulatory environment for Aquaculture in Canada.   “Salmon ...

  • BC`s salmon farmers to be featured on 60 Minutes

    BC`s salmon farmers to be featured on 60 Minutes

    Vancouver Island and BC’s beautiful coast will get international attention this weekend as the province’s top agricultural export, farm-raised salmon, is featured on CBS’s 60 Minutes. The show is scheduled to air May 11, 2014 ...

  • New jobs created by stronger rules, say BC’s salmon farmers

    New jobs created by stronger rules, say BC’s salmon farmers

    Better rules would mean better opportunity for BC’s salmon farmers, a senate committee was told today by representatives of the sector. While BC’s salmon farming community currently contributes $800-million to the provincial economy, it ...

  • Opportunities for aquaculture to be highlighted at Senate hearings

    Opportunities for aquaculture to be highlighted at Senate hearings

    Visiting senators could provide a great boost to the salmon farming business on Vancouver Island, agree the Campbell River Chamber of Commerce and BC Salmon Farmers Association. Members of the Senate Standing Committee for Fisheries and Oceans are ...

  • Dismissal of class action stands, appeal denied

    Dismissal of class action stands, appeal denied

    An application for leave to appeal to the Supreme Court of Canada by Chief Bob Chamberlin, Chief of the Kwicksutaineuk/Ah-Kwa-Mish First Nation has been denied. The leave to appeal was filed from a decision made in May 2012, which overturned the ...