Mainstream Group is the farming division of the Norwegian holding CERMAQ, a fully integrated world leader in salmon production. Mainstream has operations in Canada, Scotland, Norway and Chile and it's production of over 140.000 tons makes us the second largest producer of farmed salmon in the world.
The BC Salmon
Established in 1984, the B.C. Salmon Farmers Association (BCSFA) has assisted
British Columbias salmon farming industry to grow from just two
farm sites and $1 million, to 81 operating sites and projected sales in
1998 of more than $250 million.
BC Seafood On-Line Guide is a comprehensive reference tool for seafood
buyers, processors and government agencies designed to document and inventory
the make-up of the seafood industry on Canada's west coast.
Speaking in a single unified voice to the federal and provincial governments
and the general public, the B.C. Seafood Alliance is an umbrella group
representing the majority of B.C.'s seafood industries.
Aquaculture Industry Alliance...
The Canadian Aquaculture Industry Alliance (CAIA) is a national industry
association, headquartered in Ottawa, that represents the interests of
Canadian aquaculture operators, feed companies and suppliers, as well
as provincial finfish and shellfish aquaculture associations.
The National Seafood Sector
The NSSC is a unique partnership, bringing together employers, employees,
unions, associations, regulatory agencies and training centres to work
toward one common goal: a strong and prosperous seafood processing industry
created by a well trained and productive workforce.
The Ministry of
Agriculture, Food and Fisheries...
The Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Fisheries is dedicated to strengthening,
developing and diversifying British Columbias agri-food and fisheries
Canadian Food Inspection Agency...
The creation of the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA), in April 1997,
brought together inspection and related services previously provided through
the activities of four federal government departments - Agriculture and
Agri-Food Canada, Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Health Canada and Industry
Canada. Establishment of the CFIA consolidated the delivery of all federal
food, animal and plant health inspection programs.
Office of the Commissioner
for Aquaculture Development...
The Commissioners stated mandate is to bring together all appropriate
federal government resources, lead required regulatory reforms, and work
with the provinces to develop a vibrant, environmentally sustainable aquaculture
industry. The Commissioner is responsible for overseeing the implementation
of the 1995 Federal Aquaculture Development Strategy.
of Fisheries and Oceans Canada...
Our mission is to work toward safe, healthy, productive waters and aquatic
ecosystems for the benefit of present and future generations by maintaining
the highest possible standards of service to Canadians.