• Apr
  • 13
  • 2015

Learning to Cook – The Young Chefs of Tomorrow

Hands-on experience is valuable in many facets of life, and this is especially evident for the 3,500 culinary arts students actively participating in the Take a Bite of BC program in thirty secondary school teaching kitchens throughout B.C.

  • 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.