What’s happening at Grieg? Catch up on latest news, employee profiles and updates from our company here.
Dec 21, 2022
Grieg Seafood BC staff raise funds for local charities during the holiday season
From the Managing Director in Campbell River to farm-site Aquaculture Technicians, Grieg staff members care about the people and the communities in which they work.
Dec 16, 2022
Grieg Seafood BC staff raise funds for men’s health
Eight members of the Grieg Seafood BC team spent the month of November sprouting facial hair to raise funds and awareness for the annual Movember campaign.
Dec 8, 2022
Grieg Seafood places in the top ranking among 60 global animal protein producers in sustainability index
The company is rated second place for the second year in a row by the Coller FAIRR Protein Producer Index. Seven out of the ten top performers are salmon farming companies.
Nov 14, 2022
Statement from Grieg Seafood BC Ltd. regarding exit from shíshálh territory
Grieg Seafood BC Ltd. (Grieg) fully supports the First Nations in whose territories it operates, including recognizing and honoring the rights of First Nations to self-determine what aquaculture development they choose for their Nation.
Nov 3, 2022
Grieg Seafood appoints Linda Purkiss as the new Marketing Manager for its North American sales division
Purkiss joins Grieg Seafood with over 20 years of experience in sales, marketing, and brand development within the seafood industry. Together with the rest of the sales team, she will be responsible for the Skuna Bay brand and other branded and value-added products in the North American market.
Nov 3, 2022
Grieg Seafood BC is proud to support wild salmon enhancement programs and initiatives in BC
At Grieg Seafood BC, we care about salmon – wild and farmed. Wild Pacific salmon are the lifeblood of coastal British Columbia, so ensuring that wild and farmed salmon can thrive side-by-side is important to Grieg Seafood.
Oct 13, 2022
Grieg Seafood welcomes new Managing Director for its BC operations
Grieg Seafood ASA is pleased to announce it has appointed Jennifer Woodland as its new Managing Director for its BC operations, effective October 12, 2022.
Jun 29, 2022
Grieg Seafood BC’s new RAS facility completed and performing well
The expansion of Grieg Seafood BC Ltd.’s (Grieg’s) Gold River Hatchery Expansion Project, known as RAS 34, was successfully completed earlier this spring and has received the first transfers of juvenile Atlantic salmon, known as fry, into the system.
Jun 23, 2022
Grieg Seafood welcomes the salmon farming transition process in British Columbia
Grieg Seafood is committed to work with DFO and First Nations to support the development of a Transition Plan which supports wild salmon, Indigenous reconcilliation and further investment in technology and innovation.
Feb 28, 2022
Major milestone reached by Grieg Seafood BC Ltd. as it looks to increase the time its salmon spend on land
The expansion of Grieg Seafood BC Ltd.’s (Grieg’s) Gold River Hatchery project, known as the RAS 34 Project, is nearing completion, and in mid-February the project team celebrated reaching the first of three milestones signalling the end of the project is near.
Feb 8, 2022
Made-in-BC semi-closed system to be installed at all Grieg Seafood BC farms in Esperanza Inlet
After trialing a made-in-BC semi-closed technology solution at its farms off the Sunshine Coast region, Grieg Seafood BC Ltd. (Grieg) has announced it will be proceeding with the installation of these semi-closed system at all three of its farms in Esperanza Inlet, off the west coast of Vancouver Island.
Jan 10, 2022
Grieg Seafood BC Ltd. signs agreement for innovative new biomass estimation cameras which will for allow for better farming decisions and improved sustainability
Grieg Seafood BC Ltd. (Grieg) has entered in an agreement with OptoScale to provide nine camera sensor units for use at its farms located along both the east and west coast of Vancouver Island in BC. The units provide real-time insight and data regarding the performance and growth of farmed salmon populations, which up until now, has only been available to this degree of accuracy after harvesting of the farm has been completed.
Dec 21, 2021
Grieg Seafood BC Ltd.’s adds the latest mechanical sea lice removal to its operations in BC
Campbell River, BC – Grieg Seafood BC Ltd. (Grieg) has committed an additional $11 million annually in its continued commitment to reducing sea lice populations, while also reducing overall medication and chemical use.
Nov 15, 2021
Grieg Seafood BC to host Operation Updates Nov. 17 and 18
The meetings will provide an overview of Grieg's current operations to elected officials and regional districts on Northern Vancouver Island
Oct 26, 2021
Congratulations and welcome to new DFO Minister Joyce Murray
Grieg Seafood BC congratulates the Honourable Joyce Murray on her appointment as the new Minister of Fisheries and Oceans Canada and the Canadian Coast Guard.
Sep 21, 2021
Grieg Seafood BC Ltd. to recognize and honour National Truth and Reconciliation Day
In July, Canada declared September 30 a federal statutory holiday, naming it the National Day of Truth and Reconciliation.
Sep 8, 2021
Grieg, Staples, and BGC partner to provide school supplies to North Island families
Grieg Seafood's donation of $1,500 will help approximately 30 local students and families in need purchase new supplies for the school year
Aug 18, 2021
Grieg and R Harry Fishing Ltd. sign net-washing contract for Nootka Sound salmon farms
New business partnership will service Grieg's five farms in Nootka Sound
Aug 9, 2021
Statement by the Tlowitsis Nation and Grieg Seafood BC
STATEMENT BY THE PARTNERS
Jul 28, 2021
Grieg Seafood recognized for support of oil spill cleanup in Nootka Sound
The Bligh Island Unified Command presented Grieg Seafood with a plaque and certificate of appreciation for ongoing support during Nootka Sound shipwreck spill response
Jun 2, 2021
Zeballos Hatchery gets an upgrade with support from Grieg Seafood, DFO and Totem Bar Contracting
The Ehattesaht/Chinexint First Nation, Canada's Department of Fisheries & Oceans, and Grieg Seafood have joined forces to enhance Chum salmon in Zeballos
May 19, 2021
Tlowitsis Nation signs net-cleaning contract with Grieg Seafood, servicing salmon farms in Clio Channel
“This opportunity will enhance the already great relationship the Tlowitsis has with Grieg Seafood. When it comes to reconciliation, we think Grieg Seafood is ahead of the curve in developing its working relationship with First Nations.” – Thomas Smith, Councillor, Tlowitsis Nation
May 13, 2021
Grieg Seafood’s Esperanza farms achieve ASC certification
Three more farms in British Columbia have achieved ASC certification, as Grieg Seafood BC comes closer to its goal of 100% certification by the end of 2021.
Apr 6, 2021
On the passing of Elder Max Savey of the Mowachaht Muchalaht First Nation
Grieg Seafood wishes to acknowledge the passing of Elder Max Savey of the Mowachaht Muchalaht First Nation who operated a water taxi business along the west coast of Vancouver Island from Gold River.
Mar 29, 2021
Grieg crew removes old floats, Styrofoam debris from Nelson Island
Styrofoam takes 500 years to decompose, so removing it from our shores and ocean is more important than ever
Feb 25, 2021
Grieg supports 'ghost gear' cleanup project in Nootka Sound
Working with Coastal Restoration Society, the Ehattesaht-Chinehkint First Nation and local contractors, tens of thousands of pounds of abandoned bivalve aquaculture gear was removed from wild salmon habitat in Nootka Sound.
Feb 19, 2021
VIDEO: watch how Grieg BC's new semi-closed containment technology works
Using advanced semi-closed technology, we can achieve an ideal habitat for our salmon through optimal water quality
Dec 22, 2020
Grieg Seafood donates gear to help contain active oil leak in Nootka Sound
Nootka Sound is one of British Columbia's most beautiful places, so to help contain an active oil spill in the area was a 'no brainer' for Grieg
Dec 17, 2020
Statement on DFO's decision to phase out salmon farms in the Discovery Islands
Grieg Seafood BC's response to Canada's Department of Fisheries & Oceans' announcement made on Dec. 17, 2020
Dec 10, 2020
COVID can’t stop Grieg’s Movember team from raising over $2,500 for men’s health
Grieg BC's Movember team didn't let a global pandemic get in their way of raising money for men's health initiatives in the name of a co-worker's father.
Sep 24, 2020
Statement regarding Grieg’s sea lice management in Nootka Sound
This spring and summer we have experienced higher than normal sea lice levels at our farms in Nootka Sound and our crews have been working hard in response to this.
Sep 24, 2020
Grieg Seafood Achieves multi-site certification for Sunshine Coast farms
Earlier this July, Grieg Seafood BC achieved multi-site certification from the Aquaculture Stewardship Council (ASC) for five of its Sunshine Coast salmon farms.