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Outcome of Second Judicial Review Released

Jun 07, 2024

Outcome of Second Judicial Review Released

June 7, 2024   Today, Mowi Canada West, is disappointed to learn that we were not successful in the second judicial review of the federal government’s decision to not renew aquaculture licences in the Discovery Islands region, where we have sites located within the core traditional territory of the Laich-kwil-tach peoples. The applicants in this...

What about PRV?

May 16, 2024

What about PRV?

May 16, 2024 Despite the marine piscine reovirus (PRV) not being a health concern to wild or farm-raised salmon in British Columbia, salmon farmers test their salmon regularly to ensure salmon populations transferred to sea from freshwater hatcheries are PRV free. There are millions of viruses found in a single drop of seawater and most...

Mowi named most sustainable protein producer fifth year in a row

Nov 07, 2023

Mowi named most sustainable protein producer fifth year in a row

November 7, 2023 For the fifth consecutive year, Mowi has been ranked the world’s most sustainable animal protein producer by the Coller FAIRR Protein Producer Index. The Coller FAIRR Protein Producer Index is the most detailed assessment of the largest meat, dairy and farm-raised fish producers in the world. Rankings for each of the 60...

Ecosystem-Supporting Aquaculture Technology

Jul 12, 2023

Ecosystem-Supporting Aquaculture Technology

July 12, 2023 Poseidon Ocean Systems and Mowi Canada West have combined forces to install and test novel technologies at its (Mowi’s) Monday Rock salmon farm off Vancouver Island to improve fish welfare and performance and reduce interactions between wild and farm-raised fish. As part of ongoing innovation to reduce interactions with the surrounding environment, Mowi’s...

Apr 26, 2023

Diesel spill not associated with Mowi business

April 26, 2023 On April 26, CHEK News published a story about a truck carrying fuel that slipped off a barge. For clarity, the truck was not carrying fuel for Mowi Canada West and the incident did not happen at any of our farms or facilities. Unfortunately, the truck had drifted near to one of...

Mowi's 2022 Annual Report Available Now

Mar 23, 2023

Mowi's 2022 Annual Report Available Now

March 23, 2023 Mowi is pleased to publish its 2022 annual report, downloadable online at https://mowi.com/investors/reports/. Mowi is the world’s largest Atlantic salmon farmer with 20% of the global market share and is ranked as number one on both market capitalization and sustainability. In 2022, 11,500 Mowi professionals produced of 464,000 tonnes for 70+ markets...

Licensing Decision Raises Serious Questions About Canada's Commitments

Feb 17, 2023

Licensing Decision Raises Serious Questions About Canada's Commitments

February 17, 2023 Minister Joyce Murray’s decision not to issue salmon aquaculture licences in the Laich-kwil-tach territory, referred to as the Discovery Islands region of British Columbia, is a further blow to BC’s largest agricultural export and for all of the coastal British Columbia communities that rely on salmon farming as a primary economic driver....

Jason Downing appointed HR Director at Mowi Canada West

Jan 30, 2023

Jason Downing appointed HR Director at Mowi Canada West

January 30, 2023 Jason Downing will head Mowi’s human resources department at its Campbell River headquarters. Mowi Canada West (MCW) is pleased to announce the appointment of Comox-based resident Jason Downing as Human Resources Director. “I’m very proud to join an organization that is growing healthy seafood, supporting hundreds of local jobs, and is ranked...

Salmon producer Mowi tops global sustainability ranking for the fourth year

Dec 20, 2022

Salmon producer Mowi tops global sustainability ranking for the fourth year

December 20, 2022 Seven of the top 10 animal protein producers are salmon aquaculture companies Mowi – British Columbia’s largest salmon producer – is ranked #1 for the fourth year in a row For the fourth consecutive year, Mowi has been ranked the most sustainable protein producer by the Coller FAIRR Protein Producer Index. The...

Long-term sea lice monitoring shows no change after salmon farm closures

Nov 28, 2022

Long-term sea lice monitoring shows no change after salmon farm closures

Long-term scientific study shows the closure of salmon farms located in the Discovery Islands area of British Columbia (B.C.) did not result in a change of sea lice levels on juvenile wild salmon, leaving broader environmental influences as the key drivers of sea lice trends. Recently published 2022 research data based on long-term monitoring of...

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