Ron Gorman Sr, a trawl fisherman of 40 years on the West coast,
maintained a passion about bringing in the freshest quality catch.
His social nature and pride in his work made him a perfect fit to
collaborate with numerous stake holders to improve industry
standards; resulting in the inception of The Canadian Groundfish
Research and Conservation Society (CGRCS) 1994.
The CGRCS works in partnership with the David Suzuki
Foundation and The Living Oceans Society to increase protected
areas on the BC coast, while improving catch methods to reduce
Wild West Coast Seafoods established its primiary presence at BC
Farmers Markets as a way to connect at a grass roots level with
local families. Ron Gorman Jr, the face at the markets continues
his father’s legacy of bringing quality, wild caught/processed legacy of bringing quality, wild local fisherman caught/locally processed seafoods to BC families.
Bringing a balanced perspective on industry/environmental issues
allows us to empower customers to make informed seafood
decisions for their families.