Congratulations and welcome to new DFO Minister Joyce Murray
Oct. 26, 2021
CAMPBELL RIVER, BC – Grieg Seafood BC Ltd. (Grieg) would like to congratulate the Honourable Joyce Murray on her appointment as the new Minister of Fisheries and Oceans Canada and the Canadian Coast Guard (DFO). In the coming years, this portfolio will have a pivotal role in supporting the development of a thriving Blue Economy which will allow Canada to not only reach its economic goals, but will support Canada’s efforts to meet its carbon reduction targets, food security and support the recovery of wild fish populations.
“On behalf of myself and Grieg Seafood, I would like to extend a warm welcome to Minister Murray and her team. We look forward to reaching out to both her and her staff in the coming weeks to extend these sentiments directly, as well as extend an invitation to come and view our operations and learn more about Grieg, our employees and our fish - as well as our commitment to continuous improvement, innovation and the adaption of technology into our operations,” says Grieg Seafood BC Ltd. Managing Director Rocky Boschman. “We look forward to working with the Minister, identifying areas of shared concern and opportunity, and providing information on Grieg’s operations, priorities and values and how we can support her in achieving her mandate.”
Grieg Seafood BC Ltd. is one of the largest salmon farming organizations in BC and is responsible for providing over 23,000 metric tonnes of sustainable and responsibly grown salmon for Canadians and the world. It employs over 175 fulltime employees, and injects millions of dollars into the local economy through wages, spending, donations and sponsorship. For more information, please visit its website at www.griegseafoodbc.com
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