• 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.

  • Jun
  • 06
  • 2016

World Oceans Day about Environment and Economy

This Wednesday, June 8th, is World Oceans Day, which was officially recognized by the United Nations in 2008 as a day intended “for people to reflect and emphasize the benefits that the oceans can provide and our individual and collective duty to interact with oceans in a sustainable manner so as to meet current needs without compromising those of future generations.”