• Nov
  • 23
  • 2015

To conserve, protect, and eat healthy

Since 1998, Nov. 21 has been recognized as World Fisheries day. Over the years the discussion on this globally important day has focused on a simple question: how to feed fish to a growing global population while protecting the health of aquatic ecosystems and fish populations.

  • Nov
  • 06
  • 2015

Festival MOSAIC Celebrates a Mosaic of Cultures in Vancouver

Entering into the Roundhouse Community Centre’s Exhibition Hall for Festival MOSAIC on November 2nd, was a delightful experience for the senses. The room was filled with joy as Metro Vancouver residents gathered together to celebrate the Mosaic of cultures in the city.

  • Oct
  • 29
  • 2015

Sustainability is part of our culture

Salmon farming in British Columbia began three decades ago, and was developed by true pioneers who set a strong foundation of innovation and adaptation. Salmon farmers have always worked to grow healthy fish, and make improvements to ensure the long-term vibrancy of the ocean environment and marine wild species.

  • Oct
  • 23
  • 2015

Port Hardy business experiences growth spurt

For Bruce and Carol Dirom, smoking salmon began as a hobby, as well as a way to supplement their family’s income. Founded in 1994 with only three employees, Hardy Buoys Smoked Fish Inc. has evolved into one of the largest employers in Port Hardy.

  • Oct
  • 16
  • 2015

Farming for the Future

Whether you are eating fresh salmon sashimi, a grilled salmon fillet or smoked salmon, odds are it was farm-raised. Over the last 25 years, global salmon production has more than doubled. According to the International Salmon Farmers Association (ISFA), salmon farmers around the world produce 2.1 million tonnes of salmon annually, which provides roughly 14.8 billion healthy meals on dinner tables around the world each year.