• Nov
  • 18
  • 2014

New Project Aims to Improve Fish Quality

A new project to improve fish quality to consumers and increase predictability was initiated by Marine Harvest Canada, a member of the BC Salmon Farmers Association. The Performance Evaluation Harvest (PEH) entails the collection of detailed data on salmon processed in their Port Hardy plant.

  • Nov
  • 10
  • 2014

CFIA Finds No Evidence of Infectious Salmon Anaemia on the West Coast

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) has completed a two-year intensive testing initiative and found no evidence of infectious salmon anaemia (ISA) or infectious pancreatic necrosis (IPN) in wild salmon on the west coast.

  • Oct
  • 24
  • 2014

Small Business Week Profile: Salish Soils

When Sechelt First Nation member Aaron Joe started his composting facility, Salish Soils, his aim was to turn waste into a viable and valuable product while using entrepreneurship to move his community toward a model of self-reliance.

  • Oct
  • 22
  • 2014

Small Business Week Profile: GNN Marine Services

Having been in business for three years and working with salmon aquaculture client Marine Harvest since 2012, GNN Marine Services has also successfully been running a training program for their band members who have their Small Vessel Operator Proficiency (SVOP) certification.

  • Oct
  • 20
  • 2014

Small Business Week Profile: DiveSafe International

Campbell River’s commercial dive school, DiveSafe International, has taught students coast to coast in Canada, and now is on the brink of signing on to train divers in Panama.