• Mar
  • 14
  • 2017

Badinotti reveals its specialized net cleaning vessel, Bravo II

Badinotti celebrated their latest advancement in net cleaning efficiency as they unveiled the Bravo II at the Coast Discovery Marina on Wednesday, March 8th. Members from the aquaculture industry, academic institutions representatives, and the local Campbell River community were invited to tour Badinotti’s new flagship vessel and speak with members of the crew, as well as the Badinotti team about the net cleaning process and what it will mean for the future of the industry.

  • Mar
  • 06
  • 2017

Collaboration on the Coast Fosters an Atmosphere of Understanding

On March 1st and 2nd, the BCSFA hosted its second annual Collaborations on the Coast workshop at the Vancouver Island Conference Center in Nanaimo. Over the two days, a variety of representatives from the industry, scientific community, government, and conservation groups came together to discuss, share and review research concerning B.C.’s coastal environment and its wild marine species.

  • Jan
  • 30
  • 2017

Heart-Healthy Cooking with Chef Trevor Randle

February is Heart Month in Canada. We teamed up with Chef Trevor Randle, culinary instructor at Maple Ridge Secondary School, to talk about heart-healthy eating.

  • Jun
  • 21
  • 2016

Breeding Success Through Partnerships

First Nation entrepreneur, James Walkus from the Kwakuitl Nation, has had incredible success growing his multi-generation, family-run business – James Walkus Fishing Company. Walkus started his career in the commercial fishing industry at age 15 on a leaky skiff. As the wild fish stocks began to decline in the mid 1990s he decided it was time to diversify his business and turned to aquaculture, developing a partnership with Marine Harvest Canada.

  • Jun
  • 15
  • 2016

Annual BC Shellfish & Seafood Festival Unites Local & International Participants

Running from June 9-19, the 10th Annual BC Shellfish & Seafood Festival kicked off last week in the Comox Valley. As the largest of its kind in Western Canada, the festival offers attendees eleven days of chef demonstrations, gala dinners, educational seminars, aquaculture tours, and more – celebrating the B.C.’s seafood industry, producers and its bounty.