• Mar
  • 14
  • 2017

Badinotti reveals its specialized net cleaning vessel, Bravo II

Badinotti celebrated their latest advancement in net cleaning efficiency as they unveiled the Bravo II at the Coast Discovery Marina on Wednesday, March 8th. Members from the aquaculture industry, academic institutions representatives, and the local Campbell River community were invited to tour Badinotti’s new flagship vessel and speak with members of the crew, as well as the Badinotti team about the net cleaning process and what it will mean for the future of the industry.

  • Mar
  • 06
  • 2017

Collaboration on the Coast Fosters an Atmosphere of Understanding

On March 1st and 2nd, the BCSFA hosted its second annual Collaborations on the Coast workshop at the Vancouver Island Conference Center in Nanaimo. Over the two days, a variety of representatives from the industry, scientific community, government, and conservation groups came together to discuss, share and review research concerning B.C.’s coastal environment and its wild marine species.

  • Feb
  • 19
  • 2016

BC Salmon Farmers Association 2016 Sea Lice Report

Recent studies have shown that in British Columbia, regardless of the presence or absence of salmon farms, there is wide variability in sea lice prevalence in coastal locations.

  • Jul
  • 13
  • 2015

Aquaculture Canada 2015: Blue Revolution 2.0

The Aquaculture Association of Canada (AAC) held it’s 31st annual conference at the Vancouver Island Conference Centre in Nanaimo from May 31 to June 3, 2015. The BC Salmon Farmer’s Association was involved in a big way as a top sponsor, encouraging member participation from both the producer and service sectors of the industry.

  • 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.