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Dec 31, 2008 -Marine Harvest Canada 2008 Charity Donations
This past month, Marine Harvest Canada held its annual Christmas luncheon in support of four very deserving local charitable organizations.
Dec 29, 2008 -Marine Harvest Reports Fish Escape at Lime Point Site
Marine Harvest experienced a fish escape from its Lime Point farm near Klemtu on December 20, 2008.
Dec 12, 2008 -Salmon farming in B.C. after the first quarter-century
On page A-19 of today's Vancouver Sun, Clare Backman of Marine Harvest Canada reflects on 25 years of salmon farming in British Columbia. "Salmon farming in B.C. after the first quarter-century" highlights our success as an industry and company and where we need to focus for the future.
Dec 9, 2008 -Seasons Greetings from Marine Harvest Canada
December 2008: Listen to "Seasons Greetings" radio spots voiced by three of our employees, Craig, Dean and Robin! You can hear them all this month on The Eagle 97.3 FM, The Jet 98.9 FM or The Port 1240 AM.
Dec 8, 2008 -Trip to Norway helps to make up our minds
December 2008: B.C.'s aboriginal peoples are striving for the same things as everyone else - access to healthcare, a solid education for our children, meaningful employment, and respectful care for seniors.
Dec 3, 2008 -Marine Harvest and Kitasoo/Xai'xais mark ten years of partnership at Klemtu
December 2008: A celebration was recently held in the small coastal village of Klemtu, British Columbia, to commemorate the ten years of collaboration and business success between the Kitasoo/Xai'xais First Nation and Marine Harvest Canada.
Oct 29, 2008 -Norway Visit Impresses Chiefs
October 2008: Chiefs and other first nations leaders saw another side of aquaculture during a recent visit to Norway. Marine Harvest and Grieg Seafoods invited 11 people from nine first nations to attend Aqua Vision 2008 in Stavanger, Norway.
Oct 28, 2008 -Marine Harvest Donates to the Howard English Hatchery
October 2008: The Howard English Hatchery near Victoria, BC, operated by The Goldstream Salmon Enhancement Society was a recent recipient of vital salmon egg hatching equipment donated by Marine Harvest Canada.
Oct 16, 2008 -Campbell River Daybreak Rotary and Marine Harvest Canada are sending a Campbell River family to Disneyland, California!
Photo - The Smith family receiving a Disneyland trip from Tom Conlon, Finance Director at Marine Harvest Canada (l-r Carol Durand, Cynthia Durand-Smith, Eddie Smith, Stuart Smith, Big Barry the Duck, Tom Conlon)
Sept 30, 2008 -A Growing Career: Marine Harvest Canada
September 2008: Informational video that highlights the aquaculture career opportunities at Marine Harvest Canada. Also discusses the farming process of fresh water fish hatcheries, salt water fish farms, fresh salmon processing and other marine support and administration positions.
Sept 19, 2008 -Aquaculture Job and Career Fair in Campbell River
The Aquaculture Job and Career Fair offers one more way to attract workers vital to the industry's growth and productivity.
August 22, 2008 - Marine Harvest Canada & BC's First Nations: Respect, Partnership & Opportunity
Developing strong and positive relationships with First Nations is important to our business. These relationships must be based upon respect for aboriginal history and culture and must recognize important modern day economic, social and environmental interests.
July 22, 2008 - Marine Harvest Canada: Part of the North Island Community.
Marine Harvest Canada employs over 500 people on Northern Vancouver Island contributing to regional and economic growth and stability.
July 9, 2008 - New Radio Advertisement .
Listen to a new radio advertisement about Marine Harvest Canada's salmon enhancement donations.
July 9, 2008 - Marine Harvest Donation: Surge Narrows Community Dock.
Marine Harvest Canada (MHC) staff in Campbell River, British Columbia, won many compliments for their assistance when a small but vital ramp and boat-dock structure were formally reopened to ensure access to some remote homes and communities along the region's Hoskyn Channel.
July 2, 2008 - News Release: Atlantic Salmon Escape From Campbell River Area Fish Farm.
Campbell River, BC. Marine Harvest Canada today announces that as many as 30,000 Atlantic salmon escaped from its Frederick Arm farm site on Tuesday, July 1st.
June 26, 2008 - Marine Harvest Canada proposes operational changes in the Broughton to protect wild salmon.
BC's largest aquaculture company has announced a commitment to coordinate its operations in the Broughton Archipelago to create corridors during the spring out-migration of wild juvenile fish.
May 29, 2008 -Marine Harvest Canada reports successful management of sea lice on its salmon farms
Campbell River, BC. Marine Harvest Canada is placing a full-page advertisement in today's North Island Gazette to update readers on the results of its sea lice management plan in the Broughton Archipelago. This is the fourth advertisement by Marine Harvest in as many months and helps explain the successful management of sea lice on farmed salmon.
May 23, 2008 - Marine Harvest Canada launches informative radio ads to deliver important messages about its business.
Click here to listen to the radio spots as heard on Jet FM and The Port.
May 16, 2008 -Marine Harvest employee wins $22 million on the Lotto Super 7 draw!
Marine Harvest Canada will certainly miss having Shellie at work, but certainly understand her desire to retire and enjoy her winnings!
(photo courtesy of BC Lotto Corporation)
May 6, 2008 -Marine Harvest Canada updates Broughton Archipelago sea lice management results
Campbell River, BC. Marine Harvest Canada is placing a full-page advertisement in tomorrow's Victoria Times Colonist to update readers on the results of its sea lice management plan in the Broughton Archipelago.
May 1, 2008 -Marine Harvest Canada partners with local group to help improve wild coho salmon and trout survival
Campbell River, BC. Marine Harvest Canada has joined the Tsolum River Restoration Society, Fisheries and Oceans, the Comox-Strathcona Regional District, and the City of Courtenay to build two bridges over Towhee Creek on Courtenay's Regional Fairgrounds.
April 2008 -Marine Harvest Canada updates public on Broughton out-migration
Campbell River, BC. Marine Harvest Canada, BC's largest aquaculture company, is using full page advertisements in today's North Island Gazette and this Monday's Victoria Times-Colonist to update the public on its success in minimizing the number of sea lice on its farmed fish in the Broughton Archipelago area during the current out-migration of wild juvenile salmon.
March 2008 -Coordinated sea lice control measures at Broughton salmon farms.
Marine Harvest Canada is pleased to announce that, with the final harvest of fish from its Wicklow Point farm on March 25th, the company's comprehensive 2008 sea lice control plan for its salmon farms in the Broughton Archipelago has been completed a week ahead of schedule.
March 2008 -Fish Farmers Support Local Salmon Enhancement Hatchery
The Gillard Pass Fisheries Association recently received a much needed donation to assist in their Chinook salmon enhancement efforts. Marine Harvest Canada donated 6 three metre circular rearing tubs and other equipment which is now iinstalled and are rearing 200,000 Chinooks. These wild salmon will be returned to the Phillips River and will help in rebuilding sustainable local stocks.
February 2008 -Marine Harvest Canada shares information about our Sea Lice Management Practices.
February 2008 -Marine Harvest Canada pleased by U.S. FDA move to lift notice on company's salmon.
January 2008 -Canadian authorities/ Marine Harvest find no malachite green; farm cleared to resume harvesting.