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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

Apr 08, 2021

DFO announces Solar Panel Funding for Mowi Canada West Hatchery

April 8, 2021 Campbell River, BC. Mowi Canada West (MCW), is pleased to finally confirm the 2019 awarding of a $305,169 Fisheries and Aquaculture Clean Technology Adoption (FACTAP) Solar Panel Project.   This funding was formally announced on April 7, 2021 by Member of Parliament for Burnaby North—Seymour and Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Fisheries,

Apr 06, 2021

Mowi Canada West pleased Federal Court orders fish transfer to proceed

April 6, 2021 Campbell River, BC.  BC’s largest salmon aquaculture company, Mowi Canada West (MCW), was pleased to hear late yesterday that the Federal Court of Canada has granted the injunction that MCW sought against an order by the Minister of Fisheries and Oceans prohibiting the transfer of juvenile Atlantic salmon to two farms sites

Mar 09, 2021

Mowi Canada West seeks injunction to prevent layoffs, destruction of more than 12 million fish

March 9, 2021 Campbell River, BC.  Mowi Canada West (MCW), BC’s largest salmon aquaculture company, today filed an application in Federal Court of Canada for an injunction against federal government actions which are compelling the Company to commence with layoff notices to 168 employees and the killing of more than 12 million healthy juvenile Atlantic

Jan 18, 2021

Mowi seeks judicial review of Minister’s decision on Discovery Islands salmon farms

January 18, 2021 Campbell River, BC –Today Mowi Canada West applied to the Federal Court of Canada in Vancouver for judicial review of the decisions made by Bernadette Jordan, Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard, on December 17, 2020 regarding licenses for salmon farms in the Discovery Islands area. Mowi is asking

Dec 18, 2020

Mowi considering options following Government of Canada decision to phase out farms from one region

December 18, 2020 Mowi is considering its options after the December 17, 2020 press release announcing the Government of Canada decision to phase out salmon farming in the Discovery Islands area of British Columbia over the next 18 months. Given that the decision does not come into full effect until June 30, 2022 Mowi anticipates

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