Blog - Mowi - Canada West

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

iAuditor Helps Monitor, Protect Employees During Pandemic

Jul 16, 2020

iAuditor Helps Monitor, Protect Employees During Pandemic

Dan Pattison has found a new ally to help audit Mowi Canada West employee movements during the COVID-19 pandemic. iAuditor, an inspection app created by Safety Culture Group that is used 50,000 times a day in 80 countries throughout the world, was enlisted by Pattison, a Health and Safety Advisor, to help the company keep

Aussie Diesel Helps Keep Mowi Motors Running

Jul 08, 2020

Aussie Diesel Helps Keep Mowi Motors Running

Aussie Diesel Services Ltd. is one of the companies on Vancouver Island that helps keep the Mowi Canada West motors running. Scott and Jessica Brown are co-owners of the family-owned commercial and pleasure marine specialists on the North Island. They’ve been a supplier for Mowi since the Browns started the company in 2013. Aussie Diesel

100% of Mowi Canada West farms certified to ASC Salmon Standard

Jul 06, 2020

100% of Mowi Canada West farms certified to ASC Salmon Standard

Campbell River, B.C. – With the certification of two final farms this month, every Mowi Canada West farm off BC’s coast is now certified by the Aquaculture Stewardship Council (ASC) – the most rigorous, gold standard aquaculture certification in the world. Now that all farms have reached this standard Mowi Canada West may label its

Blaine Tremblay Celebrates A Decade With Mowi Canada West

Jun 23, 2020

Blaine Tremblay Celebrates A Decade With Mowi Canada West

As Blaine Tremblay celebrates 10 years with Mowi Canada West and 25 years in the aquaculture industry, he looks back with a great deal of satisfaction and appreciation. Blaine, the company’s Occupational Health and Safety Manager, has made some major contributions that have truly made a difference in improving health and safety procedures, including the

She’s Walking Across Canada, Virtually, In Her Home Office

Jun 23, 2020

She’s Walking Across Canada, Virtually, In Her Home Office

Some Mowi Canada West employees drive to work. Some walk. Michelle Larochelle, Claims and Benefits Coordinator, literally walks at work. On April 3, utilizing a lightweight Mini Walk treadmill, she started walking an average of 25 kilometers each day of work. Michelle has been charting her progress on Google Maps, and starting from her home