The statements hint that salmon farms are a “primary cause” of declines in wild salmon
BC Salmon Farmers Association has alerted about the latest Bob Chamberlin "inaccurate" statements to the media. The trade organization represents over 70 businesses involved in the value chain that grows fish in British Columbia.
For this reason, Ruth Salmon, Interim…
After previously meeting with various stakeholders, the government of the Canadian province of Nova Scotia is now inviting all Nova Scotians to share their opinion on the province's aquaculture regulations. Steve Craig, Minister of Fisheries and Aquaculture, stressed that it's not necessary to be an expert to be part of this process. "If you live…
Cooke Seafood has announced the acquisition of Belgian shrimp processor Morubel from investment firm Bencis. The Canadian seafood company continues its expansion process and strengthens its position in Europe with the purchase of Western Europe's leading shrimp processor that cultivates, processes, packs, and distributes shrimp and other seafood products. Glenn Cooke, CEO of Cooke, said…
In a public letter
The Atlantic Canada Fish Farmers Association has thanked the Council of Atlantic Premiers for its support. This includes aquaculture-related associations in Newfoundland, Nova Scotia, and Prince Edward Island.
The letter points out: "Thank you, Premiers, for pointing out that while the federal government has responsibility in managing Canada’s fisheries, Atlantic Canada’s…
BC Salmon Farmers welcomes the proposal
Fisheries and Oceans Canada is taking the next step to transition from open-net pen aquaculture in British Columbia coastal waters. Consequently, to advance innovation and support the ecological sustainability of the aquaculture sector in the zone.
To clarify, Joyce Murray, the Minister of Fisheries, Oceans, and the Canadian Coast Guard…
At sites in Nova Scotia and Newfoundland and Labrador
Ocean Trout Canada Inc. (OTC) is resuming its business at two additional open net-pen sites in Atlantic Canada. Also, a plan to begin the sales and marketing of steelhead trout from its first site later this summer 2022.
So, OTC has completed the stocking of its…
Everything in Emily De Sousa's career revolves around the sea. This young woman raised in Canada grew up around a family table where they ate seafood and told stories about her relatives, fishermen back in the Açores Islands in Portugal. Emily was the child who read books and watched movies about the ocean, who studied…
Under the Gwa'sala-'Nakwaxda'xw Nations Transition to Stage 5 Memorandum of Understanding
The governments of First Nations Gwa'sala-'Nakwaxda'xw, Canada, and British Columbia have signed a new agreement that will further advance reconciliation and treaty negotiations over the management of land, water, and natural resources.
Thus, Gwa'sala-'Nakwaxda'xw Nation Leaders, Hereditary Chiefs; the Honourable Marc Miller, federal…
He left the company in 2019
Mowi Canada East has announced the appointment of Gideon Pringle as Managing Director. He returns to the company after leaving in 2019 to take up the role of Director of Farming with Scottish Sea Farms.
Pringle has a degree in Marine & Fisheries and Biology and Ph.D. in Atlantic salmon…
Through its subsidiary Shoreland Transport Inc
Cooke Seafood has announced the acquisition of Connors Transfer Limited, a provider of trucking and transportation services, through its subsidiary Shoreland Transport Inc. Both companies are private, family-owned businesses.
Shoreland Transport Inc. and Connors Transfer Limited tractor trailers - Cooke Inc.
Therefore, Cooke confirmed they will operate all terminals and…