No region of the world will escape the economic ravages of the COVID-19 pandemic. British Columbia anticipates a $12.5 billion dollar deficit with youth employment prospects hit hardest. BC’s salmon farmers are ready to help.
Contribute to a higher
standard of living
Contribute net revenue
for the treasury
Deliver economic reconciliation
with First Nations
Operate with environmental
Contain value added
Salmon Farming Today
BC farm-raised salmon is the province’s #1 seafood export, #1 agri-food export, employs nearly 6,500 people and is designated an essential service by the federal and provincial governments.Learn More
BC’s salmon farmers are immediately investing $113 million in innovation and growth, creating nearly 450 new jobs. By 2050, we could invest $1.4 billion and generate nearly 10,000 new jobs.Learn More
With certainty and a secure future, BC’s salmon farmers could more than double the sector’s economic activity, invest $1.4 billion in innovation and create nearly 10,000 new full-time jobs by 2050.
Nearly 10,000 new jobs
$131 million in additional annual tax revenues
$2.3 billion in additional annual economic output
Read our Stories
Hear about some of the ways the salmon farming industry is impacting members of our community.