Media Contacts

Jill Milne

Government Communications and Public Engagement
Ministry of Agriculture
778 676-4460

Stacey Venables

BC Salmon Marketing Council
604 603-7547


The following projects have received funding from the B.C. government’s Buy Local program

BC Salmon Farmers Association, Campbell River:

$34,500 to increase sales in Vancouver’s ethnic communities with online, print, radio and television advertising, point of purchase materials, creating a multi-lingual recipe book, press release and market awareness report.

BC Salmon Marketing Council, Delta:

$37,590 to generate a premium value for their Skeena and Nass River premium sockeye as well as their Barkley Sound Salmon Run with promotional materials, updates to website and media coverage.

Harrison Salmon Producers LLP, Agassiz:

$26,500 to increase sales of Harrison select sockeye salmon fillets, pink salmon and pink salmon candy by creating marketing literature, new labels and distributing multi-media packages.

Okanagan Aquatic Enterprise, Westbank:

$14,769 to increase sales, awareness and interest in products through promoting and advertising at markets, product sampling at key organic retail outlets and promotional kiosk at the Kelowna airport to increase network of potential consumer market and business network market.