Canada’s Salmon Farmers Respond to The Federal Government’s Decision to Renew Salmon Farming Licenses in British Columbia, Canada

The Canadian Aquaculture Industry Alliance (CAIA) and the BC Salmon Farmers Association (BCSFA) believe that the federal government’s decision to renew the licenses of salmon farms in British Columbia and establish a process for the salmon farms in the Discovery Islands is good for Canadians.

Oceana Canada Supports Standing Committee On Fisheries and Oceans’ Recommendation That Canada Implement Boat-To-Plate Seafood Traceability And Labeling

June 29, 2022 Oceana Canada

Oceana Canada is highly encouraged by the unanimous recommendations in the recent report on seafood traceability released by the Standing Committee on Fisheries and Oceans and calls on the government to adopt the recommendations and set timelines for implementation. Oceana Canada has been calling on the Canadian government to put a boat-to-plate traceability system in place since 2017.

“The Road to Sustainable Aquaculture”: ASC’s Side Event at the UN Ocean Conference and Evaluation of its Contribution to the SDGs

As part of the UN Ocean Conference 2022 in Lisbon, the Aquaculture Stewardship Council (ASC) in collaboration with the Blue Food Partnership (a platform of the World Economic Forum led by Friends of Ocean Action) and the Certifications and Ratings Collaboration hosted a side event on ‘The Road to Sustainable Aquaculture’ on 28th June.  

Chicken of the Sea Frozen Foods Releases Its 2022 Seafood Industry Survey and Think Big Campaign

Chicken of the Sea Frozen Foods (COSFF) launches new corporate campaign, THINK BIG, as the brand highlights their unique strategic offerings around the evolving demands of the seafood industry. As part of this corporate initiative, the brand partnered with leading market research consultancy, Wakefield Research, to uncover how the retail and foodservice industry has shifted over the past twelve months and where it is heading. Results of the survey were based on responses from United States executives and buyers across the grocery retail and food service category.

Management Plan Released for Atlantic Herring in Southwest Nova Scotia and the Bay of Fundy

Atlantic herring is a vital species in Atlantic Canada. As one of the largest commercial fisheries in Atlantic Canada, the Southwest Nova Scotia / Bay of Fundy herring stock directly or indirectly employs more than 1,000 people in rural Nova Scotia and New Brunswick, and contributes over $140 million to the local economy. Atlantic herring is also an important source of bait for other commercial fisheries, such as lobster and snow crab.