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A sustainable seafood program to help you live an Ocean Wise life. The Ocean Wise symbol next to a seafood item is our assurance of an ocean-friendly seafood choice. With over 700 Ocean Wise partners with thousands of locations across Canada, the Ocean Wise seafood program makes it easy for consumers to make sustainable seafood choices that ensure the health of our oceans for generations to come.
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Des coquillages d’élevage dans nos assiettes; la cuisine responsable!

En plus d’être délicieux, les mollusques sont riches en proteines, en sels minéraux et contiennent très peu de matières grasses. Afin de répondre à la demande sans cesse croissante de mollusques, le Québec déploie des efforts soutenus pour augmenter leur production. D’abord, qu’est-ce que l’aquaculture ? Dit simplement, l’aquaculture est l’élevage d’espèces aquatiques tels que les […]

Posted on February 22, 2019 3 min read Continue reading
Regard sur L’aquaculture - Partie 1 

L’aquaculture : une alternative durable à la surpêche ? Où en sommes-nous actuellement ? D’ici 2050, la population mondiale devrait atteindre dix milliards d’habitants. Cela représente 2,5 milliards de plus qu’actuellement. Afin de nourrir cette population plus importante, plus urbaine et plus riche, la production alimentaire globale devra progresser de quelque 70 pour cent; exacerbant […]

Posted on February 6, 2019 8 min read Continue reading
Climate Change and Seafood: What are the Impacts?

  The Ocean Wise seafood program works with many phenomenal partners from across the seafood industry to increase access to information on all aspects of seafood sustainability. We are very excited to share a remarkable resource that was created in partnership between the Monterey Bay Seafood Watch Program and Dalhousie University in Halifax: The Seafood […]

Posted on February 4, 2019 2 min read Continue reading
How to be Ocean Wise with Wild and Farmed Seafood

How to be Ocean Wise when choosing wild and farmed seafood We can help you! A lot of people want to buy the sustainable choice for their clients or their dinner table, but they struggle to know what questions to ask or how to deal with the answers they get when they do ask. If […]

Posted on February 4, 2019 9 min read Continue reading
The Story of Sushi. An Unlikely Saga of Raw Fish and Rice.  

Are you curious how avocados made their way into the sushi roll or how sushi came to exist in the first place? In a uniquely told tale that blends facts in with a fictional style of writing, the story of sushi does just that. Author Trevor Corson takes us through the experiences and life lessons […]

Posted on January 25, 2019 3 min read Continue reading
Le programme Ocean Wise agrandit sa famille en accueillant Sobeys Inc. (QC) en tant que fier partenaire!  

  Bien manger en faisant des choix durables. Le programme Ocean Wise accueille Sobeys Inc. l’un des plus importants détaillants alimentaires au pays à titre de partenaire, ajoutant plus de 400 sites partenaires partout au Québec. À partir de maintenant, les clients de Sobeys, mieux connu sous les bannières IGA, IGA extra, Marché Bonichoix, Rachelle-Béry […]

Posted on January 24, 2019 4 min read Continue reading
It's Time to Celebrate Ocean Wise Month!

Here are just a few tips for celebrating sustainable seafood with Ocean Wise this November!

November: the wonderful season of cosy socks, warm drinks, evenings by the fireplace and…sustainable seafood! That is right, November is Ocean Wise month and it is our favourite time of the year to celebrate all things sustainable for the long-term health of our world’s lakes, rivers and oceans. Here’s a suggested post for your social […]

Posted on October 31, 2018 2 min read Continue reading
Book Review: The Big Oyster by Mark Kurlansky

“The history of New York oysters is a history of New York itself..."

Oysters are a great example of humanity’s complex relationship with food, where it comes from and why it has remained a popular food source throughout history. The mention of an oyster can bring up the immense variety in flavours and textures that make it such an exciting culinary experience. Others think of it as a […]

Posted on October 30, 2018 3 min read Continue reading

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