SALMON FARMING

Navigating the waters between fish farms and B.C.’s struggling wild salmon

Fog cloaked the mountains of B.C.’s Discovery Islands from view as Fisheries and Oceans Canada biologists pulled up by boat to a salmon farm...

Grieg Seafood invests $2.1 million in ‘feed house’ northwest of Vancouver Island

A major aquaculture company says that a new investment at one of its operations is proof that the industry has a future in B.C.’s...

Challenges of land-based fish farms must be part of the debate | Comment

‘Namgis First Nation hereditary chief and chief councillor Donald Svanvik recently questioned some information I put forward (“UBCM stacks deck against salmon farming,” Sept....

B.C. anti-fish farm group claims sea lice are growing more resistant to drug

An anti-fish farm group says sea lice, which infect farmed salmon in B.C.’s waters, are growing more resistant to an anti-parasite drug — and...

Sea lice affecting B.C. salmon populations increasingly resistant to drugs, researchers warn

For years, environmental activists and some scientists have loudly voiced concerns for fish farming off B.C.'s coast, warning that the practice of raising salmon...