Climate change is now on the menu at seafood restaurants

By William W. L. Cheung Restaurant menus across the West Coast of Canada will soon see an influx of squid and sardine dishes, while the popular sockeye salmon makes a slow exit. As it turns out, climate change may have something to do with this. Restaurants update their menus all the time and this often […]

B.C. restaurants remove local salmon from the menu

B.C. restaurants are taking local wild salmon off of their menus in response to declining populations. The move comes shortly after the decision by Fisheries and Oceans Canada (DFO) in June to close 79 commercial Pacific-salmon fisheries in B.C. and the Yukon. That represents 60 per cent of commercial salmon fisheries in the two provinces. The […]

Government of Canada announces support for global ocean sustainability efforts

Press Release Healthy and sustainable oceans are of critical importance to Canada and the world. They provide food to billions of people worldwide, and are a growing source of recreation and tourism. They sustain livelihoods and create good jobs and also serve as vital corridors for transportation and trade. Encouraging ocean sustainability is an example of how protecting […]