Media Package


Welcome to the Vancouver Aquarium Ocean WiseTM Media Centre

If you are a member of the media or a blogger, and are looking for more information on Vancouver Aquarium's Ocean Wise program for any stories you may be working on, this media centre is a great place to start. Please also reach out to us directly to speak with us further, or if you have any questions.


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Media Kit


Media Releases

September 12 - Ocean Wise Chowder Chowdown Announcement - Calgary

September 12 - Ocean Wise Chowder Chowdown Announcement - Toronto

May 29 2013 - Ocean Wise launch - Calgary


Ocean Wise in the News

13 September 2013

Canadian Restaurant News "Ocean Wise Chowder Chowdown hits Calgary"

"Soup’s on for a dozen local chefs as the Ocean Wise Chowder Chowdown includes Calgary in its city list. The event, which the Vancouver Aquarium-sponsored organization Ocean Wise started on an annual basis in Vancouver in 2008 and Toronto in 2010, will take place at the Hyatt Regency Calgary on Nov. 18..."


20 August 2013

The Globe and Mail "Forget food trucks: Why shipping containers are the hot new restaurant trend"

"There’s a curious back story to one of Victoria’s most popular fish and chips restaurants. It all started in the early 2000s when a Hummer travelled from Southeast Asia to Vancouver in a shipping crate..."


15 August 2013

Vancouver is Awesome “Vancouver Aquarium’s Ocean Wise ambassador profile: Chef Curtis Demyon from the Fish House”

“Why is Ocean Wise important to you? The preservation of our oceans and the sustainable food sources that come from its depths need to be monitored to ensure procreation of these species and avoid overfishing. As well as the preservation of aquatic species that become by-catch of certain types of fishing. We need to help ensure that our oceans stay abundant for future generations…”


14 August 2013

BC Living “Szechuan Chongqing Teams with Vancouver Aquarium's Ocean Wise”

"Recently Szechuan Chongqing decided to partner with the Vancouver Aquarium's Ocean Wise program, with delicious results…"


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Media Contact

For media inquiries, please contact:

Linda Nishida

Communications Advisor, Vancouver Aquarium