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Mowi to close processing plant in Surrey, British Columbia

Jan 17, 2022

Mowi to close processing plant in Surrey, British Columbia

Mowi Canada West – British Columbia’s largest salmon producer – has made the difficult decision to permanently close its fish processing plant in Surrey, British Columbia (BC), Canada. This is a direct result of the Liberal Government’s decision on December 17th, 2020, to cancel salmon farming licenses in the Discovery Islands. The former federal Minister

Mowi First in Sustainabilty Ranking

Dec 20, 2021

Mowi First in Sustainabilty Ranking

British Columbia’s largest grower of salmon – the province’s leading agricultural export – has been ranked the most sustainable protein producer in the world for a third year in a row. Mowi, with head offices in Campbell River, B.C., has been ranked the most sustainable protein producer for the third year in a row by

Oct 26, 2021

Federal Government’s Discovery Islands Decision Forces Hatchery Closure

October 26, 2021 Mowi Canada West has made the difficult decision to temporarily cease operations at its Dalrymple salmon hatchery near Sayward, British Columbia. This operational decision is a direct result of the Liberal Government’s decision on December 17th 2020 to cancel salmon farming licenses in the Discovery Islands. The former federal Minister of Fisheries

Global Health and Safety Week

Sep 30, 2021

Global Health and Safety Week

During the last week of September, there was a global focus on health and safety. With lifesaving rules videos, One Point Lessons (OPLs) on health and safety, daily quizzes and a drawing competition aimed at families, there was something for everyone to get engaged in this important topic. The theme of Health & Safety Week

Diversity Day

Sep 30, 2021

Diversity Day

Mowi marked Diversity Day all around the world on October 1st. The first ever day dedicated to recognizing diversity and inclusion at Mowi, it was a chance to open up discussions about workplace diversity, unconscious bias and how we collaborate and communicate as One Mowi. Lots of activities took place across the company and here

Build it and they will feed

Aug 31, 2021

Build it and they will feed

Mowi Canada West has built a feed control centre on North Vancouver Island that boasts the latest fish feeding technology, while also providing inclusive career opportunities to a diverse group of prospective employees who may not be able to travel by sea or work in a camp setting. The Seagate Feed Control Centre, located in

Mowi managing director nets top 500 influencers

Aug 25, 2021

Mowi managing director nets top 500 influencers

August 25, 2021, Campbell River, BC. Mowi Canada West’s managing director has been recognized as top 500 most influential business leaders in British Columbia. Dr. Morrison was recognized as one of the most influential in the fisheries and aquaculture sector, joined by five other prominent leaders. Mowi Canada West is British Columbia’s (B.C.) largest salmon

An insight into the Health & Safety Committee

Aug 02, 2021

An insight into the Health & Safety Committee

Wicklow staff doing morning Bodysafe stretches We recently caught up with Ryan Mitchell and Craig Sherman from the Health & Safety Committee. Ryan is a Brood Technician at Freshwater Farms and has recently become co-chair of the Health & Safety Committee after participating for the last eight months, and Craig is Site Manager at Wicklow

Work by water quality team has positive impact on fish health

Aug 02, 2021

Work by water quality team has positive impact on fish health

Sandra Huynh taking water samples Our knowledge and mitigation strategies to deal with the challenges presented by plankton has come a long way in the last two years thanks to the hard work by our water quality team, headed up by Bogdan Vornicu. The team has increased from one person to six people and the

May 10, 2021

Government Policy Change forces Mowi Canada West to cull fish

May 7, 2021 Campbell River, BC. Mowi Canada West (MCW) has been forced to cull an additional 3,000,000 (est.) fish as a direct result of a sudden change by Fisheries and Oceans Canada (DFO) to double the time to receive a transfer permit from 20 days to 40. On the heels of receiving injunctive relief

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