Vessel Safety Management System Launched

Dec 30, 2019

Vessel Safety Management System Launched

As Mowi Canada West’s Marine Vessel Safety Superintendent, it was Cindy Taylor’s job to develop a formal vessel Safety Management System for use in the fish farming industry.  Cindy has done such a good job that Transport Canada has provided very positive feedback after Cindy provided them with a copy of the  Mowi “Vessel Safety Management & Operations Manual” for review and comment.    An independent marine consultant

Debbie Miller Retiring After Two-Plus Decades

Dec 24, 2019

Debbie Miller Retiring After Two-Plus Decades

One of Mowi Canada West’s top “bean counters” is calling it a career after 22 years in the aquaculture industry.   Debbie Miller, Saltwater Cost Accountant for the company, has been responsible for the accounting of everything from smolt to harvest, and determines and document all costs associated with all Saltwater activities. That includes the allocation of

Dec 21, 2019

News Release - (UPDATE 24th December) Cause of fire determined, recovery work underway

(2 p.m. Tuesday, December 24, 2019) – We have determined the damage to a pen on the Robertson Island farm over the weekend was very likely caused by an electrical fire. The fire damaged the floats supporting the pen as well as the surrounding netting, causing the pen to partially submerge and creating a gap

100% of Mowi Broughton Archipelago Farms Now Certified to ASC Salmon Standard

Dec 18, 2019

100% of Mowi Broughton Archipelago Farms Now Certified to ASC Salmon Standard

Campbell River, B.C. – Mowi Canada West has made significant progress towards its goal of achieving the Aquaculture Stewardship Council (ASC) certification at its salmon farms in British Columbia. Mowi’s Swanson Island farm is the 25th Mowi site in B.C. to achieve certification to the ASC salmon standard. 100% of Mowi Canada West’s farms in

Mowi Gets Students To Heiltsuk Big House Opening

Dec 18, 2019

Mowi Gets Students To Heiltsuk Big House Opening

First Nations students from Klemtu were able to attend the Heiltsuk Big House Opening Celebrations in Bella Bella on October 15-17 thanks to the generosity of Mowi Canada West.  Justin Magnuson, Principal of Kitasoo Community School in Klemtu, notes that over 35 students, 15 staff, and over 25 community members took the round trip from Klemtu to Bella

Mowi Helps Build Habitat For Humanity

Dec 10, 2019

Mowi Helps Build Habitat For Humanity

Habitat for Humanity and the Campbell River ReStore are having a positive reception in the community.  This year, the volunteer organization won the Campbell River “Readers’ Choice” Award for non-profit or service group, following up on 2018 when it received the Not-for-Profit of the Year and Social Enterprise Award at the Campbell River Chamber of Commerce Business Awards of Distinction. 

Mowi Concrete Barges Built Locally

Dec 04, 2019

Mowi Concrete Barges Built Locally

For the past seven years, Pacific Marine Construction has been providing building services for Mowi Canada West to assist in their operations along the coast. Cory Handyside, Owner/Director of the family owned and operated Campbell River based business, says the firm supplies a variety of products including new concrete feed and accommodation barges, compressor, ensilage,

Mowi Global Safety Gathering

Nov 28, 2019

Mowi Global Safety Gathering

In September, the Mowi Canada West Health and Safety department joined the Global HSE team for an annual safety gathering in Orsta Volda, Norway. The aim of the gathering was to share best practices (for current and future challenges), network together and continually improve safety in Mowi.  As part of the ONE Mowi initiative and in line with company values, there is a strong desire to keep Health & Safety professionals connected throughout the company and

Teamwork Makes Health & Safety Goals Attainable

Nov 25, 2019

Teamwork Makes Health & Safety Goals Attainable

Safety takes teamwork.  Without question, safety is everybody’s responsibility, and Mowi Canada West has numerous programs in place where employees can contribute ideas to make job sites safer and more efficient.  It is the job of people like Graham Byatt, Assistant Manager at Larsen Island, and Andrew Richford, Site Manager in Klemtu, to make sure that those ideas are listened to

Great BC ShakeOut Prepares Workers for Earthquakes

Nov 19, 2019

Great BC ShakeOut Prepares Workers for Earthquakes

There might be a whole lot of shaking going on.  If a massive earthquake hits the West Coast, Mowi Canada West is doing all it can to make sure its employees and the communities it serves are as ready as possible. That’s why they encourage all staff to take part in the annual Great BC ShakeOut, a worldwide earthquake,