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Welcome Deirdre Finn!

The new manager of Ocean Wise Seafood talks aquaculture, new horizons and why she's really digging bivalves these days.

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What's in a Name?

Canada's seafood is commonly mislabelled —and re-branding isn't the only problem.

Seafood is confusing. Have you ever wondered about the difference between steelhead and trout? Chinook and king salmon? Black cod and sablefish? The list goes on, but these pairs of fish are the same species and legally they can be sold in Canada under either name. Frequently, seafood is renamed to sound more appealing and […]

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Congrats to Seafood Supporter, Guy Dean!

Ocean Wise partner Guy Dean wins this year's Seafood Champion Award for Leadership at the SeaWeb Seafood Summit.

Tireless. Inspiring. Innovative. These are just a few ways to describe Guy Dean, vice president and chief sustainability officer at Albion Farms and Fisheries and long-time Ocean Wise seafood partner. Today, he was awarded the Seafood Champion Award for Leadership at the SeaWeb Seafood Summit in Barcelona. The word “deserving” can be added to that […]

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Hooked on Local

Ocean Wise Seafood is showing chefs the sustainable-seafood way in the world's largest freshwater fishery.

Ocean Wise Seafood is an ocean-conservation program, but we also strive to conserve and protect the world’s rivers and lakes. Ocean Wise Seafood has an office in Toronto and loves to boast about the bounty that Ontario has to offer, including seafood. For instance, did you know that Ontario is home to the world’s largest […]

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Ocean Wise Seafood Celebrates 10 Years of Chinese Restaurant Awards

Check out the vast range of sustainable seafood flavours on display at the Chinese Restaurant Awards.

Seafood has always been a highly celebrated mainstay in many Chinese cuisines, and the Ocean Wise Seafood program has turned to underscoring a number of sustainable seafood options that are familiar within the Chinese culinary community to inspire chefs and diners to choose and favour more seafood options that help support the health and resiliency […]

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Surfing Sustainable Seafood

Ocean Wise partners with tech startup, Transparent Kitchen, to spread sustainable seafood knowledge.

For the first time ever, the Ocean Wise seafood program is adding a tech company to its growing list of partner restaurants, retailers and dogfood suppliers. Transparent Kitchen, a start-up from Ottawa, is an interactive multimedia platform where users can explore beautiful photos, enticing ingredients, detailed menus and more from their favourite restaurants and chefs. […]

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Growing Your Ocean Wise Life

Many people are familiar with the Ocean Wise® seafood program, which started at the Vancouver Aquarium® in 2005. The Ocean Wise symbol next to a menu item or on seafood packaging has become synonymous with making a healthy choice for our ocean. Building on the roots of Vancouver Aquarium and its sustainable-seafood program, we launched […]

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Spotlight on Nomad Restaurant, Vancouver

Four years ago, Nomad restaurant opened with a 100% Ocean Wise menu that featured items like Northern Divine white sturgeon caviar and Arctic char, both raised inland to reduce environmental impacts. Over the coming years and seasons, the number of Ocean Wise-approved seafood items at Nomad changed, growing to include other species such as Humboldt […]

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