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Category: Salmon farming

Ban on open-net pen salmon farms by July 1st, 2029 announced!

Predatory delay

The federal government banned open-net pen salmon farms by July 1st, 2029. Immediate regulatory change is needed!

Fish Farm Medicine Revival Roadshow

Roadshow Reflections

Fish Farm Medicine Revival Roadshow activating salmon people across Vancouver Island!

A black bear catching a wild salmon

Grow out and get out

So, is the Department of Fisheries and Oceans (DFO) removing fish farms from BC waters by 2025 (ie this year)? Or are they planning to expand the industry, locking the coast in for another 6

People of the Salmon

Leadership from the Broughton Area were invited to Tofino to speak about how they removed 17 fish farms from their territories.

Cermaq Canada Expansion Clayoquot Sound

Cermaq’s ongoing expansions

Cermaq Canada recently received approval to expand 3 facilities in Clayoquot Sound, and they currently have 7 more expansion applications under review.

“What we heard report”

As part of the planning to transition fish farms out of BC waters by 2025, DFO conducted a survey. Hidden in Annex B: 78% of respondents want fish farms out of the ocean!