New Radio System A Safety ‘Game Changer’

Sep 17, 2019

New Radio System A Safety ‘Game Changer’

A new Radio Emergency Safety System has been implemented at Mowi Canada West, improving communications for the active farms within the Campbell River production area. Operations Supervisor Paul Pattison, who spent 22 years as a site manager for Mowi, says the idea for the program originated from the Health & Safety Department and was approved

Dock Improvements at Bull Harbour Benefit Everyone

Sep 13, 2019

Dock Improvements at Bull Harbour Benefit Everyone

When a call went out for help to repair the Bull Harbour dock on Hope Island earlier this year, Mowi answered. It took three days to upgrade the dock this summer, resulting in a strong, safe facility that is utilized by sport and commercial fishermen, particularly in the summer, and by Mowi employees. Brett Stricker,

DATS Keeps Mowi team on track

Sep 11, 2019

DATS Keeps Mowi team on track

The Digital Action Tracking System (DATS) is not just a Learning Management System (LMS), but it is an entire safety program solution. Michelle Bluhm, Site Manager at Mowi’s Monday Rock farm, says the way DATS has been used by the company has increased over the years. “I have been with Mowi since 2011 and using

Growing fish and relationships with our local suppliers

Aug 23, 2019

Growing fish and relationships with our local suppliers

A strong working relationship developed over the years is the perfect place for implementing new technology. A strategic partnership between a supplier, Lordco Auto Parts, and Mowi West Canada, has mutually benefited both companies. Del Wagner, Industrial Sales Representative for Lordco Auto Parts 75 in Campbell River, says “with the implementation of the Opus purchasing

Work is a family affair for the Rileys

Aug 23, 2019

Work is a family affair for the Rileys

Working at Mowi is a “family affair” for Andrew Riley and Ashley Riley. The father/daughter team works in different areas: Andrew as Fresh Water Fish Transport Manager out of the Campbell River office and Sayward fresh water hatcheries, while Ashley, recently graduated from North Island College with an Aquaculture Tech Diploma, works as a Fish

Staff input a key ingredient for Health & Safety

Aug 23, 2019

Staff input a key ingredient for Health & Safety

Having an open door for staff input is a key to the strong health and safety record at Mowi Canada West. Chris McNeill, who has been with Mowi for 19 years, including the past eight as Manager at Big Tree Creek Hatchery, notes receiving valuable input from employees makes a big difference, as “we face

PRESS RELEASE - 100% of Mowi Campbell River Farms Now Certified to  ASC Salmon Standard

Aug 19, 2019

PRESS RELEASE - 100% of Mowi Campbell River Farms Now Certified to ASC Salmon Standard

Campbell River, B.C. – Mowi Canada West has made another step towards its goal of achieving Aquaculture Stewardship Council (ASC) certification at all its salmon farms in British Columbia. Mowi’s Lees Bay farm has become the 24th Mowi salmon farm in B.C. to achieve certification to the ASC Salmon Standard, the 7th in the Campbell

Employee health a prime focus at Processing Plant

Aug 13, 2019

Employee health a prime focus at Processing Plant

It’s Rob Fon­taine’s job to teach people how to move better. For the employees at Mowi’s Port Hardy Processing Plant, it is not just for productivity, but to enjoy a better life. Fontaine is the Principal Consult­ant for MoveSafe, which has been contracted to help prevent strain and sprain injuries (musculoskel­etal) that can come with

Mowi Canada West achieves World’s First Multi-site ASC Certification

May 21, 2019

Mowi Canada West achieves World’s First Multi-site ASC Certification

CAMPBELL RIVER B.C. – Mowi Canada West is the world’s first aquaculture company to successfully achieve certification under the Aquaculture Stewardship Council (ASC) multi-site certification methodology. Independent third-party auditors certified three Klemtu area salmon farms to the ASC Salmon Standard. Mowi Canada West now has 23 salmon farms certified to the ASC Salmon Standard, representing

Mowi Global Shoreline Cleanup 2019

May 10, 2019

Mowi Global Shoreline Cleanup 2019

The Mowi Global Shoreline Cleanup was held on May 3rd. It was a chance for Mowi employees to show their passion for their environment and clean a stretch of shoreline near to them. A massive thank you goes out to the staff of Mowi Canada West who showed their passion with an inspirational turn out