Canada Fish

Report Paints Unsettling Picture Of Fish Industry's Future

CBC | Posted 12.20.2014 | Canada Business

It might be one of the most important fish science reports in years, but it was released with so little fanfare, you could forgive even the most hardc...

A Fish And Chips Recipe With All Of The Flavour, Less Of The Fat

Carolyn Berry | Posted 08.16.2014 | Canada British Columbia
Carolyn Berry

I love fish and chips just as much as the next person, but I sure don't like the heaviness of a deep fried batter. So the question is, how can we indulge in the texture and flavour that we love with traditional battered fish and chips, but without all of the fat and calories?

That's One HUGE Fish

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 06.18.2014 | Canada British Columbia

A 19-year-old has captured what is being called one of the largest white sturgeon ever caught on the Fraser River. Paul Jarvis and his dad Ron ...

I'm Tired of Being a Closet Environmentalist

Kinnie Starr | Posted 05.24.2014 | Canada Impact
Kinnie Starr

I'm tired of being ashamed of being an environmentalist. Why is the conversation of global warming, and water rights, so "boring"? Personally, I'd rather be perceived as a so-called "boring" environmentalist and communicate about the importance of water.

Celebrate Canada's Oceans at Your Local Fish Counter

David R. Miller | Posted 05.11.2014 | Canada Politics
David R. Miller

Improving the way we fish and grow seafood is critical to the survival of some of our planet's most threatened marine and freshwater species and environments. But a national sustainable seafood day is also a critical reminder that even through our everyday choices in what food we buy, we can have a profound impact on the future of life on our planet. And nowhere is that more true than at our fish counters.

Why We All Need To Eat More Fish

AFP/Relaxnews | Posted 03.05.2014 | Canada Living

A University of Eastern Finland study has found that eating more fatty fish can increase good cholesterol levels. The study was published in the jo...

Despite Fukushima, Scientists Say Eating West Coast Fish is Safe

David Suzuki | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada
David Suzuki

Due to continued contamination following the Fukushima disaster, social media is now abuzz with people swearing off fish from the Pacific Ocean. Given the lack of information around containment efforts, some may find this reasonable. But preliminary research shows fish caught off Canada's Pacific Coast are safe to eat.

Another Benefit Of Eating Fatty Fish

AFP/Relaxnews | Posted 08.15.2013 | Canada Living

A new study finds that eating a weekly portion of salmon or other fatty fish, such as trout or mackerel, could reduce your risk of developing rheumato...

Quick Meal: Yogurt-Marinated Trout

Shelley White | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada Living
Shelley White

Like many other families out there, our household is a busy one, between work, school, camp, domestic duties, social engagements, and life. Although we try to cook at home most nights, we do go the takeout route when things are particularly hectic.

The Best Ways To Cook Fish

CP | Susan Greer, The Canadian Press | Posted 07.27.2013 | Canada Living

LONDON, Ont. - "I never met a fish I didn't like," Jeff Morrison of Ottawa states with conviction.The avid sportsman, known as "The Outdoors Guy" in h...

How to Protect Yourself Against Pool Chemicals

Josh Gitalis | Posted 04.06.2013 | Canada Living
Josh Gitalis

One of the most common chemicals used in pools is chlorine and less common, bromine. The problem with these chemicals is that they are detrimental to your health. If you are going to be swimming in a pool, there are a few simple things you can do to mitigate the damages.

How Nuclear Plants Really Affect You

Krystyn Tully | Posted 02.02.2013 | Canada
Krystyn Tully

Two hundred people gather at Hope Fellowship Church in Southern Ontario Monday to discuss how to rebuild Lake Ontario's largest nuclear power plant. The team at Lake Ontario Waterkeeper have compiled this list of all the things you need to know about the Darlington nuclear refurbishment.

Record Salmon Spawning In City Creeks

CBC | Posted 01.11.2013 | Canada British Columbia

Record numbers of chum salmon are returning to urban creeks in Burnaby, B.C., to spawn. Crowds gathered on Saturday at Buckingham Creek ...

The Results Are In: Wild Salmon Need Action Now

Gwen Barlee | Posted 01.01.2013 | Canada British Columbia
Gwen Barlee

The Cohen report is a gift; a well-researched and valuable tool by which to recover wild salmon, not only the Fraser River sockeye runs, but salmon populations across B.C. But its recommendations must be implemented, funded and enforced. The ball is now in the court of the federal government.

Salmon Activist Goes Rogue

CP | Keven Drews, The Canadian Press | Posted 11.25.2012 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - One of British Columbia's most vocal advocates for the preservation of wild salmon says she's not waiting to find out from a government in...

It Was THIIIIIIS Big...

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 08.26.2012 | Canada British Columbia

A beginner angler snagged a monster 83.3-pound(38 kg) salmon off B.C.’s central coast – and then released it back into the ocean. Deborah W...

The Great Lakes (and the Fish in Them) Are Overheated

Claire Malcolmson | Posted 10.09.2012 | Canada Living
Claire Malcolmson

Ontario's coldwater fish aren't loving this summer weather like we are. That's because as water temperatures increase due to global warming, the mix of fish species is changing. Scientists are a careful bunch, so when a scientific paper says, "global warming will significantly affect" fish in the Great Lakes Basin, it's time to perk up. These changes are serious.

Government to Gut the Fisheries Act

Cameron Fenton | Posted 05.19.2012 | Canada Politics
Cameron Fenton

Recently, leaked information has shown that the Canadian government is considering drastic changes to section 35(1) of the Fisheries Act, removing provisions that prevent any industrial activities which "result in the harmful alteration, disruption or destruction of fish habitat." So, why should you care?

Learning the Value of Respect on Haida Gwaii

David Suzuki | Posted 10.25.2011 | Canada
David Suzuki

One of the first lessons I learned from First Nations communities was about the importance of respect. Without respect for each other, we don't listen and we fail to learn. But respect should extend beyond our fellow humans, to all the green things that capture the sun's energy and power the rest of life on Earth.

Fishy Situation: Inquiry Looks For Where All The Salmon Went

CP | James Keller, The Canadian Press | Posted 10.20.2011 | Canada

VANCOUVER - After months of hearings in relative obscurity, the public inquiry into the decline of sockeye along British Columbia's fabled Fraser Rive...

Thank Cod Stocks Are Back Off East Coast

CP | Posted 09.27.2011 | Canada

HALIFAX - Several East Coast fish stocks that collapsed in the early 1990s are showing the first signs of recovery, according to new research that suggests whole ecosystems can rebound.

Scientists at the Bedford Institute of Oceanography, a federal government research centre in Halifax, released a study Wednesday that says cod, haddock and other once dominant groundfish stocks are making a comeback on the eastern Scotian Shelf.

Fish Pedicures Banned In Vancouver Island

The Canadian Press | Posted 09.14.2011 | Canada

THE CANADIAN PRESS -- VANCOUVER - Fish nibbling was becoming a popular pedicure procedure at a Vancouver Island spa, at least until health officials f...