Posted by Sarah Foster on Jan 31, 2017

Are you eating seafood in the dark?

  You may not be eating the seafood you think you are. And as a result you may be contributing to environmental degradation in the marine environment, modern slavery or even eating seafood that’s not as healthy as you think it is. This is why SeaChoice has launched a petition – asking the federal government to improve labelling for […]

Posted by Sarah Foster on Jan 30, 2017

Eating seafood in the dark?

Demand better labelling for healthier oceans

Posted by Kurtis Hayne on Nov 29, 2016

Who actually eats Canadian seafood?

SeaChoice has worked diligently over the last decade to find solutions for healthy oceans by working with Canadian businesses and shoppers to take an active role in supporting sustainable fisheries and aquaculture. Despite achieving many successes  to date, there is still more to do. Canada still produces and consumes a large amount of unsustainable seafood. Based on […]

Posted by Lana Brandt on Sep 26, 2016

Celebrating good, clean and fair fish with Slow Fish Canada

By Lana Brandt, SeaChoice In British Columbia, we are fortunate to have many local ocean-friendly seafood delicacies. Small scale fishers and aquaculturists supply seafood lovers with local and delicious seafood year round. For the third consecutive year, SeaChoice supported the annual Slow Fish dinner to raise awareness and demand for some of B.C.’s local sustainable […]

Posted by Lana Brandt on Sep 14, 2016

Consumer tips for buying salmon

By Lana Brandt, SeaChoice The Monterey Bay Aquarium’s Seafood Watch program released a report last week assessing B.C. chinook and coho commercial salmon fisheries. For the first time, four of the fourteen fisheries assessed were ranked as “avoid”, creating alarm for both seafood consumers and suppliers. The four red-ranked fisheries in southern B.C. left some […]

September 6, 2016 VANCOUVER/HALIFAX — For the first time, the Monterey Bay Aquarium’s Seafood Watch program has ranked four commercial British Columbia salmon fisheries as “avoid”, largely because of low population numbers. Today’s report includes assessments for chinook and coho salmon commercially caught in B.C. The report identifies 10 fisheries that represent about 99 per […]

Posted by Lana Brandt on Aug 16, 2016

The Big Carrot’s Sustainable Seafood Commitment

Guest blog by Maureen Kirkpatrick, The Big Carrot “Do you carry sustainable seafood?” is the most impactful question you can ask your grocer or chef when it comes to protecting our ocean resources according to Seafood Watch…at The Big Carrot, you don’t even need to ask. Here’s why… 5 things you may not know about […]

For ten years, SeaChoice staff and member organizations have worked with Canadians to make better seafood decisions in support of healthier oceans. From our efforts with businesses, fishers, producers, suppliers, chefs and everyday seafood lovers, SeaChoice has helped to shift the seafood supply towards more sustainable procurement in Canada. Our business team has worked with […]

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