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DATS Inspection Module Making Input Simpler

Sep 16, 2020

DATS Inspection Module Making Input Simpler

Mowi Canada West has just completed implementing a new Inspection Module for DATS (Digital Access Tracking System), the latest addition to the company’s Health & Safety training system. Health and Safety Advisor Dan Pattison notes the project is part of an initiative to streamline Mowi’s safety reporting process, enhance the ability to track and complete

Sep 09, 2020

Kwa’lilas Hotel: A Home Away From Home For Mowi

Port Hardy’s Kwa’lilas Hotel is a popular meeting place for Port Hardy residents and visitors, including Mowi Canada West team members, for meetings and overnight accommodation. The Kwa’lilas Hotel, Port Hardy’s premier First Nations destination hotel offers 85 guest rooms and a curated selection of authentic local Indigenous arts and culture. Kwa’lilas is a Kwak’wala

Riley McFadyen Marks Two Decades With Mowi

Aug 25, 2020

Riley McFadyen Marks Two Decades With Mowi

August 3 will be a memorable day for Riley McFadyen, as the Port Hardy Area Production Manager celebrates his 20th year with Mowi Canada West. Riley has played a major role in many company projects, including designing hanging feed spinners and implementing a new system of poles and dome-style top nets in the Port Hardy

Operations Team Integrates Process With Microsoft Teams

Aug 19, 2020

Operations Team Integrates Process With Microsoft Teams

A team of long-time Mowi staff has put together a system to integrate health and safety processes within Microsoft Teams. Campbell River Operations Manager Paul Pattison and Campbell River Area Coordinator Dave Pedersen put their heads together to produce a verification step within Teams that dovetails perfectly with the DATS System Mowi employees use to

Survey123 Allowing For Paperless Fish Health Reporting

Aug 11, 2020

Survey123 Allowing For Paperless Fish Health Reporting

Reducing the use of paper at Mowi Canada West has become as easy as “123” – as in Survey123, a new and innovative Geographic Information Systems (GIS) application to create a customizable Fish Health Reporting System (FHRS). GIS Analyst Jed Jackson says Survey123 “has allowed us to replace paper forms with a customized and smart

Mowi Helps Port Hardy Salvation Army With Food Security

Aug 06, 2020

Mowi Helps Port Hardy Salvation Army With Food Security

Food security has become a rising social problem with the Mount Waddington region, and Mowi Canada West has been helping The Salvation Army address the issue by supplying fresh Atlantic salmon for the people they serve. Michael Winter, Community Ministries Supervisor for the region, has been with the Salvation Army for nine years, and notes

Sharon DeDominicis Retires After 20 Years With Mowi

Jul 29, 2020

Sharon DeDominicis Retires After 20 Years With Mowi

After an incredible 20 years with Mowi Canada West, Sharon DeDominicis, the Director of Regulatory Compliance and Certification, has decided to move into retirement. As a registered professional biologist, Sharon (RPBio, MBA) has led the company on issues related to environmental sustainability and certification. It has been her responsibility to engage with the science community,

Quatsino First Nation Crewboat Ferrying Mowi Workers

Jul 29, 2020

Quatsino First Nation Crewboat Ferrying Mowi Workers

Mowi Canada West team members are arriving to their sites in the Quatsino area in style – aboard a new crewboat owned by Quatsino First Nation. James Redford, Director of Lands and Resources for the Quatsino First Nation, said that while the Nation had a patrol boat to collect environment data, the new crewboat will allow

Pandemic restrictions no barrier to new starts

Jul 28, 2020

Pandemic restrictions no barrier to new starts

Sandi Huynh started her job as Water Quality Assistant Manager for Mowi Canada West during the pandemic during mid-March, and she has hit the ground running. “Starting with Mowi during a pandemic has been strange,” she allows. “I did get to visit the Klemtu area on my second day on the job, which was amazing. The

Scholarship Helping SFU Dream Come True

Jul 21, 2020

Scholarship Helping SFU Dream Come True

  “This scholarship has brought my dream one step closer to becoming a reality.” So says Jacob Pohl, one of seven recipients of Mowi Canada West’s scholarships this year, noting the funds will help him as he heads to Simon Fraser University to major in Resource and Environmental Management. Receiving a scholarship is an achievement