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Rare algae bloom kills 280,000 fish at B.C. salmon farm

A rare and extreme algae bloom killed an estimated 280,000 fish at a northern Vancouver Island salmon farm last week.

Campbell River-based salmon producer Marine Harvest Canada said the company estimated a loss of up to 1,100 tonnes of salmon with an average weight of 4.1 kilograms each as a result of the bloom. 173 more words


Molson lays off workers at Vancouver brewery as craft beer industry booms

Fifteen workers have been laid off at Vancouver’s Molson Coors brewery in a move some experts say could be a sign of trouble brewing for big beer companies as consumer tastes shift to craft beers. 377 more words