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Small Business Week Profile - GNN Marine Services

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GNN Marine Services, a First Nations business in Port Hardy servicing the aquaculture industry, is among the thousands of Canadian independent businesses being celebrated during Small Business Week, Oct. 19-25, 2014.  Having been in business for three years and working with salmon aquaculture client Marine Harvest Canada since 2012, GNN Marine Services has also successfully been running a training program for their band members who have their Small Vessel Operator Proficiency (SVOP) certification.

Small Business Week Profile - DiveSafe International

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Small Business Week Profile - DiveSafe International

Campbell River’s commercial dive school, DiveSafe International, has taught students coast to coast in Canada, and now is on the brink of signing on to train divers in Panama. It is one of the thousands of successful Canadian independent businesses being heralded this week during Small Business Week, Oct. 19-25.

Salmon Farmers Invited by Tla-o-qui-aht First Nation to Tofino for 2015 AGM

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CAMPBELL RIVER, B.C., October 7, 2014 /3BL Media/ –  The BC Salmon Farmers Association will be holding its 31st Annual General Meeting and Salmon Aquaculture Business Summit in October of 2015 in Tofino B.C. after accepting an invitation from the Hereditary Chiefs of the Tla-o-qui-aht First Nation.  This will mark the first time the BCSFA has held its AGM on the west coast of Vancouver Island, and the first time B.C.’s salmon farmers have been collectively invited into the traditional territory of a coastal First Nation.

B.C. Salmon Farmers Grow Sustainability Efforts To Meet Demand

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VANCOUVER, B.C., Sept 22, 2013 /3BL Media/ – B.C. salmon farmers are celebrating Aquaculture Awareness Week, September 21 – 27, by reaffirming their commitment to sustainability. By 2020, B.C. aims to be the first region in the world to be certified by ‘Gold Standard’ environmental programs, which includes having all farm-raised Atlantic salmon certified to the standards set out by the Aquaculture Stewardship Council (ASC). Currently, less than five per cent of the world’s salmon farms have met this stringent standard. 

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