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A Holiday Donation from Ocean Wise

Fishmonger and Ocean Wise partner Hana Nelson of Afishionado Halifax Fishmongers recently donated her time and skills for a great cause. Finding herself with an abundance of Ocean Wise, land based farmed Atlantic halibut ordered for an event that was cancelled, Hana wasn’t sure what to do with the excess product. Since she didn’t think […]

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Meet Our Ocean Wise Chowder Chowdown Champions

In support of sustainable seafood, top Ocean Wise chefs competed head to head in events held in Toronto, Calgary and Vancouver for the prestigious honour of Vancouver Aquarium’s Ocean Wise Chowder Chowdown Champion in each city. Each event showcased a delicious array of sustainable seafood chowders paired with local craft beers. Guests were invited to […]

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Remember Me from Dinner? I Was on Your Plate

There are many animals at the Vancouver Aquarium, beyond fish, that you might find on your dinner plate. Yeah, I said it. It shouldn’t come as a surprise to anyone, with 1.2 billion people worldwide relying on seafood as their daily source of protein. With this in mind, Tessa D., BC Cetacean Sightings Network Coordinator, […]

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Welcome Home Ned!

On July 1, 2014, Executive Chef Ned Bell from the Four Seasons Hotel Vancouver, set off from St. John’s, Newfoundland on an 8,700 kilometre bike ride across the country to help raise awareness on the issues surrounding sustainable seafood.  In partnership with the Vancouver Aquarium’s Ocean Wise program, and Sea Choice, Ned launched Chefs for […]

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Ocean Wise Awarded Greenest City Grant

Our Ocean Wise team here at the Vancouver Aquarium is proud to announce that we were awarded a 2014 Greenest City Community Grant.  The grant, which is a joint collaboration between the Vancouver Foundation and the City of Vancouver is presented to charitable organizations whose work supports Vancouver’s goal of becoming the greenest city in […]

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A Warm Welcome to New Sustainable Seafood Partners

It’s always a good day for Ocean Wise, the Aquarium’s national sustainable seafood program, when we get to welcome new partners into the fold. When that happens, we know that more Canadians will have access to sustainable seafood options, marked with the Ocean Wise symbol. Recently, we’ve been fortunate to welcome a number of new […]

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Summertime Ocean Wise Events Across Canada

With summer well underway across Canada, there are numerous events and festivals happening from coast to coast. With so many events to choose from, we’ve highlighted Ocean Wise™ and Chefs for Oceans events happening across the country where you can enjoy and learn more about sustainable seafood, and support a good cause. Ocean Wise is Vancouver Aquarium’s national […]

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