Salmon Farming in British Columbia

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Salmon Farming in British Columbia

A series of four videos provides an inside look at the salmon farming industry in British Columbia

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Salmon Farming: First Nations as Partners
First Nation entrepreneur, James Walkus, owner of the multi-generation, family-run James Walkus Fishing Company, credits a large part of his success on his partnership with Marine Harvest Canada. Walkus, who started in the commercial fishing business, now uses his 105' harvest boat (the Amarissa Joye) to transport salmon from the farms to the processing plant in Port...
Dec 1, 2015 10:00 AM ET
Salmon Farming: The Economics
70% of British Columbia's farm-raised salmon heads across the border into restaurants and supermarkets in the United States and Asia, while the remaining 30% is consumed across Canada.
Nov 24, 2015 10:00 AM ET
Salmon Farming: Growing Fish Sustainably
Salmon farmers in British Columbia are committed to growing the world's best fish and are continually improving their environmental practices. As part of their commitment to sustainability, members of the BC Salmon Farmers Association raising Atlantic Salmon in British Columbia are striving to become 100% certified by the Aquaculture Stewardship Council (ASC) by 2020.
Nov 17, 2015 10:00 AM ET
Salmon Farming: The Bigger Picture
They have been tucked away in the bays and fiords along the vast marine coastline in British Columbia for almost 30 years. Over time salmon farming, part of the aquaculture industry, has quietly become the British Columbia's largest agricultural export. Farm-raised salmon travels from the farm to cities in Canada, the United States and Asia, getting onto the customer’s plate within 36-...
Nov 10, 2015 12:15 PM ET

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