B.C. DAY SUCCESS STORY: HOMEGROWN INDUSTRY ON PACE TO SHATTER EXPORT RECORDS, CREATING JOBS IN COASTAL COMMUNITIES AND OPPORTUNITY FOR FIRST NATIONS
As residents throughout the province celebrate the B.C. Day long weekend, a homegrown industry is boosting B.C.’s exports by putting fish on dinner plates at a record-setting pace. Recently released data from Stats Canada (January to May 2016) shows exports of farm-raised salmon to key Asian markets is on a record setting pace in 2016, with many markets already eclipsing previous annual volumes.