Practical Tools and Useful Information

Currency and Metric Conversion

Metric conversions: www.worldwidemetric.com
Currency Conversion: www.xe.com or www.oanda.com

World Clock and Time Zones

World Clock and Time Zones: http://www.timeanddate.com

Weather

Weather Pacific Canada: www.theweathernetwork.com

Marine Forecast Pacific Canada: www.weatheroffice.ec.gc.ca

Track Your Shipments

Air Canada: www.aircanada.com

Delta Airlines: www.delta.com

Continental Airlines: www.cargo.cocargo.com

Cargo Jet: www.cargojet.com

Fedex: www.fedex.com

Canadian Postal Code Directory: www.canadapost.ca

How to Farm Shellfish

Food and Agriculture Organization of the UN: www.fao.org

British Columbia Shellfish Aquaculture Practices: www.agf.gov.bc.ca

Vancouver Island University Centre for Shellfish Research: www.mala.ca

Regulations

Canadian Food Inspection Agency Export Regulations: www.inspection.gc.ca

FDA and Bioterrorism

Prior Notice for Food Importation to USA: www.cfsan.fda.gov

Registration for Food Facilities: www.cfsan.fda.gov

Industry Reports, Associations and Background Information

Canadian Aquaculture Industry Alliance: www.aquaculture.ca

British Columbia Ministry of Agriculture: www.agf.gov.bc.ca

Fish Information and Services: fis.com

Overview of global industry trade shows and conferences here

Government Support

Fisheries and Oceans Canada Shellfish Page: www.pac.dfo-mpo.gc.ca

Sea Grant Extension Program USA: www.seafood.noaa.gov

The Mighty Oyster

Types of Oysters: www.wsg.washington.edu

Shuck Oysters Like a Pro Video: www.finecooking.com

Canada

Fishery Management Areas West Coast: www.pac.dfo-mpo.gc.ca

Fishery Management Atlantic Coast: www.mar.dfo-mpo.gc.ca

Tide Chart Canada

Tides, Currents and Water levels: www.tides.gc.ca

Marine life conservation

International Bird Rescue – http://bird-rescue.org/

Marine Mammal Care Center – http://marinemammalcare.org/

Quit Day – https://quitday.org/support/marine-life/

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