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  • Feb
  • 13
  • 2015

HOW HEART HEALTHY ARE BRITISH COLUMBIANS?

The results of the province-wide survey show that although 80% of B.C. residents feel they have a heart healthy diet, only 11% of respondents report having more than 5 servings of fresh or frozen salmon in the past month – lower than Canada’s Food Guide recommendation of 2 per week for oily fish.

  • Jan
  • 22
  • 2015

B.C. CELEBRATES NORTH AMERICA’S FIRST ASC CERTIFIED SALMON FARM

British Columbia is now home to North America’s first salmon farm certified by the Aquaculture Stewardship Council. Marine Harvest Canada has announced that its Marsh Bay farm has joined fewer than 30 salmon farms worldwide in achieving the certification first developed by the World Wildlife Fund.

  • Dec
  • 11
  • 2014

B.C. SALMON FARMERS COMMIT $1.5-­‐MILLION TOWARDS FURTHERING SALMON RESEARCH

The BC Salmon Farmers Association (BCSFA) is taking a major step towards learning more about B.C.’s coastal environment, particularly wild salmon. Today the Association is announcing that it will invest $1.5-million over the next five years, partnering with academics and independent science-based organizations to expand knowledge of B.C.’s aquatic environment.

  • Oct
  • 07
  • 2014

SALMON FARMERS INVITED BY TLA-O-QUI-AHT FIRST NATION TO TOFINO FOR 2015 AGM

This will mark the first time the BCSFA has held its AGM on the west coast of Vancouver Island, and the first time B.C.’s salmon farmers have been collectively invited into the traditional territory of a coastal First Nation.

  • Sep
  • 22
  • 2014

B.C. FARM-RAISED SALMON FEATURED AT BEIJING HOUSE RESTAURANT TO CELEBRATE AQUACULTURE AWARENESS WEEK

Aquaculture Awareness Week in Campbell River will have a new flavour this year. Beijing House Restaurant chef Eric Zhao is fusing his native northern Chinese cuisine with B.C. farm-raised salmon in a new signature dish: Zhao’s Kung Pao Salmon.

  • Sep
  • 22
  • 2014

B.C. SALMON FARMERS GROW SUSTAINABILITY EFFORTS TO MEET DEMAND

By 2020, B.C. aims to be the first region in the world to be certified by ‘Gold Standard’ environmental programs, which includes having all farm-raised Atlantic salmon certified to the standards set out by the Aquaculture Stewardship Council (ASC).