Joint News Release - Kitasoo/Xais’Xais First Nation and Mowi renew partnership agreement

Oct 15, 2019

Joint News Release - Kitasoo/Xais’Xais First Nation and Mowi renew partnership agreement

Release Date: October 15, 2019 Klemtu, BC. Kitasoo/Xai’Xais Territory:   The Kitasoo/Xai’Xais First Nation and Mowi Canada West have reached agreement on a new 10-year partnership for economic development and employment centred around salmon farming and processing in Klemtu. This new agreement builds on a 20-year relationship between the Nation and Mowi and includes enhanced protocols

New Workers Start at Boot Camp

Oct 15, 2019

New Workers Start at Boot Camp

For new trainees of Mowi Canada, it’s off to “boot camp” in Shelter Pass – not just to learn about company procedures and their positions, but to be drilled on safety, since new and young workers are statistically at risk in B.C. In other words: do your job well, but do it safely.   To that

Mowi Women in Aquaculture

Oct 10, 2019

Mowi Women in Aquaculture

An inspirational, educational networking event.  That’s how some of the 90 attendees at the second Mowi Women in Aquaculture event held September 20 at the Oyster Bay Resort summed it up.  Nadine Gibbs, the company’s Canadian Sales Representative, says “As most of us are spread out within Mowi Canada West, this was a great opportunity for knowledge sharing and addressing

Brainpower is Paying Big Dividends for Mowi Canada

Oct 09, 2019

Brainpower is Paying Big Dividends for Mowi Canada

Trevor Dawes has come up with length boards for measuring and barcode innovations that are simplifying processes in broodstock, and helped save time and increased accuracy – and improved harvest yields.  Dawes, who has been with the company for 23 years and served as the Breeding and Broodstock Technical Manager since 2015, says developing the length boards was a simple

Mowi Pens Manufactured By Local Firm

Sep 25, 2019

Mowi Pens Manufactured By Local Firm

From Campbell River to Klemtu, every one of the Mowi Canada West net pens come from one place: Van Island Plastic Factory Ltd. Owners Jason Bailey and Scott Winton and their team of employees manufacture the pens at their 3,000 square foot facility in Merville, on-site at the Campbell River Pulp Mill site, and, when

Introducing Mowi Canada West Farm Tour 360°

Sep 23, 2019

Introducing Mowi Canada West Farm Tour 360°

Mowi Canada West is using the latest in 360° digital technology to bring visitors to a remote salmon farm in British Columbia like never before. Farm Tour 360° follows aquaculture technician Samatha Tomkinson (Sam) through her daily life on the farm. Along the way, visitors are immersed in the wild environment that is home to

JOINT PRESS RELEASE - Agreements reached for Indigenous Monitoring and Inspection Plan of  Fish Farms in the Broughton Archipelago

Sep 19, 2019

JOINT PRESS RELEASE - Agreements reached for Indigenous Monitoring and Inspection Plan of Fish Farms in the Broughton Archipelago

Alert Bay, B.C. – The ‘Namgis, Kwikwasut’inuxw Haxwa’mis, and Mamalilikulla First Nations have reached agreements regarding the implementation of the Broughton First Nations Indigenous Monitoring and Inspection Plan (IMIP) with Cermaq Canada, and Mowi Canada West, with the support of the Province of British Columbia and Fisheries and Oceans Canada. The IMIP will establish First

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