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WE WAI KAI SEAFOOD CORPORATION


WE WAI KAI SEAFOOD CORPORATION • Introduction – Rod Naknakim, Presenter


WE WAI KAI SEAFOOD CORPORATION • Introduction – Rod Naknakim, Presenter • About the WWKSC


WE WAI KAI SEAFOOD CORPORATION • Introduction – Rod Naknakim, Presenter • About the WWKSC • Submerged Longline Scallop Culture


WE WAI KAI SEAFOOD CORPORATION • Introduction – Rod Naknakim, Presenter • About the WWKSC • Submerged Longline Scallop Culture • Economic Factors


WE WAI KAI SEAFOOD CORPORATION • Introduction – Rod Naknakim, Presenter • About the WWKSC • Submerged Longline Scallop Culture • Economic Factors • Conclusion / Discussion


About the WWKSC • Established in November 2008 • 100% Owned by We Wai Kai Nation


About the WWKSC • Established in November 2008 • 100% Owned by We Wai Kai Nation • Set up to develop aquaculture ops to:


About the WWKSC • Established in November 2008 • 100% Owned by We Wai Kai Nation • Set up to develop aquaculture ops to:  Match skill sets of Band citizens


About the WWKSC • Established in November 2008 • 100% Owned by We Wai Kai Nation • Set up to develop aquaculture ops to:  Match skill sets of Band citizens  Provide Employment Opportunities


About the WWKSC • Established in November 2008 • 100% Owned by We Wai Kai Nation • Set up to develop aquaculture ops to:  Match skill sets of Band citizens  Provide Employment Opportunities  Utilize the WWK Traditional Territory


About the WWKSC


About the WWKSC • Established in November 2008


Logo Design Contest Winner


Logo Design Contest Winner Local Artist Debbie Dick


Operate Company Independent from the Band Council:


Operate Company Independent from the Band Council: • BCR’s Support Tenures and Capital Purchases,


Operate Company Independent from the Band Council: • BCR’s Support Tenures and Capital Purchases, • Experienced Board of Directors, appointed by Chief and Council


Operate Company Independent from the Band Council: • BCR’s Support Tenures and Capital Purchases, • Experienced Board of Directors, appointed by Chief and Council • 2 Band Councillors, 1 Elders Council on Board of Directors,


Operate Company Independent from the Band Council: • BCR’s Support Tenures and Capital Purchases, • Experienced Board of Directors, appointed by Chief and Council • 2 Band Councillors, 1 Elders Council on Board of Directors, • Community provided information on regular basis (newsletter, meetings)


Pilot Project Area


Operating as a Pilot Project with 500,000 scallops of 2 different age classes under the authority Of:


Operating as a Pilot Project with 500,000 scallops of 2 different age classes under the authority Of: • Investigative Permit (IP) Province of BC


Operating as a Pilot Project with 500,000 scallops of 2 different age classes under the authority Of: • Investigative Permit (IP) Province of BC ď ś Feb 11, 2008 - Applied to ILMB


Operating as a Pilot Project with 500,000 scallops of 2 different age classes under the authority Of: • Investigative Permit (IP) Province of BC  Feb 11, 2008 - Applied to ILMB  Nov 15, 2008 – IP Issued


Operating as a Pilot Project with 500,000 scallops of 2 different age classes under the authority Of: • Investigative Permit (IP) Province of BC  Feb 11, 2008 - Applied to ILMB  Nov 15, 2008 – IP Issued • Temporary Industrial Use Permit-Regional District


Operating as a Pilot Project with 500,000 scallops of 2 different age classes under the authority Of: • Investigative Permit (IP) Province of BC  Feb 11, 2008 - Applied to ILMB  Nov 15, 2008 – IP Issued • Temporary Industrial Use Permit-Regional District  July 23, 2008 – TIUP Issued


Operating as a Pilot Project with 500,000 scallops of 2 different age classes under the authority Of: • Investigative Permit (IP) Province of BC  Feb 11, 2008 - Applied to ILMB  Nov 15, 2008 – IP Issued • Temporary Industrial Use Permit-Regional District  July 23, 2008 – TIUP Issued • Transport Canada Clearance,


Operating as a Pilot Project with 500,000 scallops of 2 different age classes under the authority Of: • Investigative Permit (IP) Province of BC  Feb 11, 2008 - Applied to ILMB  Nov 15, 2008 – IP Issued • Temporary Industrial Use Permit-Regional District  July 23, 2008 – TIUP Issued • Transport Canada Clearance,  Navigable Waters Protection Act


Operating as a Pilot Project with 500,000 scallops of 2 different age classes under the authority Of: • Investigative Permit (IP) Province of BC  Feb 11, 2008 - Applied to ILMB  Nov 15, 2008 – IP Issued • Temporary Industrial Use Permit-Regional District  July 23, 2008 – TIUP Issued • Transport Canada Clearance,  Navigable Waters Protection Act  Aug 13, 2008 – NWPA approval granted


Operating as a Pilot Project with 500,000 scallops of 2 different age classes under the authority Of: • Investigative Permit (IP) Province of BC  Feb 11, 2008 - Applied to ILMB  Nov 15, 2008 – IP Issued • Temporary Industrial Use Permit-Regional District  July 23, 2008 – TIUP Issued • Transport Canada Clearance,  Navigable Waters Protection Act  Aug 13, 2008 – NWPA approval granted • BCR issued by Chief and Council WWKN


Location of the Investigative Permit area


Location of the Investigative Permit area • East Side of Quadra Island in Sutil Channel


Location of the Investigative Permit area • East Side of Quadra Island in Sutil Channel • Excellent nutrients and oxygenated water


Location of the Investigative Permit area • East Side of Quadra Island in Sutil Channel • Excellent nutrients and oxygenated water • Even tidal flow,


Location of the Investigative Permit area • East Side of Quadra Island in Sutil Channel • Excellent nutrients and oxygenated water • Even tidal flow, • Close to WWKN resident community of Cape Mudge (labour pool),


Location of the Investigative Permit area • East Side of Quadra Island in Sutil Channel • Excellent nutrients and oxygenated water • Even tidal flow, • Close to WWKN resident community of Cape Mudge (labour pool), • Adjacent to WWKN I.R. # 9 – Drew Harbour


Location of the Investigative Permit area • East Side of Quadra Island in Sutil Channel • Excellent nutrients and oxygenated water • Even tidal flow, • Close to WWKN resident community of Cape Mudge (labour pool), • Adjacent to WWKN I.R. # 9 – Drew Harbour • Installed 5 100 meter submerged longlines  November 2008


Purchased MV Armada


Purchased MV Armada • November 15, 2008


Purchased MV Armada • November 15, 2008 • Built 1994 ABD Aluminum, North Van


Purchased MV Armada • November 15, 2008 • Built 1994 ABD Aluminum, North Van • 12.08 meters in overall length


Purchased MV Armada • November 15, 2008 • Built 1994 ABD Aluminum, North Van • 12.08 meters in overall length • 13.87 Gross Tonnage


Purchased MV Armada • November 15, 2008 • Built 1994 ABD Aluminum, North Van • 12.08 meters in overall length • 13.87 Gross Tonnage • $75,000 purchase price


Purchased MV Armada • November 15, 2008 • Built 1994 ABD Aluminum, North Van • 12.08 meters in overall length • 13.87 Gross Tonnage • $75,000 purchase price • $50,000 upgrades and modifications  mast, boom , side haulers, flush decking


Purchased MV Armada • November 15, 2008 • Built 1994 ABD Aluminum, North Van • 12.08 meters in overall length • 13.87 Gross Tonnage • $75,000 purchase price • $50,000 upgrades and modifications  mast, boom , side haulers, flush decking • $20,000 recent hydraulic upgrade and aux. engine installation (Mar, 2011)


Purchased MV Armada • November 15, 2008 • Built 1994 ABD Aluminum, North Van • 12.08 meters in overall length • 13.87 Gross Tonnage • $75,000 purchase price • $50,000 upgrades and modifications  mast, boom , side haulers, flush decking • $20,000 recent hydraulic upgrade and aux. engine installation (Mar, 2011)

• $400,000+ Replacement Value today


Why Scallop Farming?


Submerged Line Scallop Farming


• Strong market: US consumption 1.5- 2.0 billion/year


• Strong market: US consumption 1.5- 2.0 billion/year • High value: $10-14 per pound, gross revenue $0.90-1.00/scallop


• Strong market: US consumption 1.5- 2.0 billion/year • High value: $10-14 per pound, gross revenue $0.90-1.00/scallop • Green industry: no chemicals or feed, low impact


• Strong market: US consumption 1.5- 2.0 billion/year • High value: $10-14 per pound, gross revenue $0.90-1.00/scallop • Green industry: no chemicals or feed, low impact • Viable alternative for Band Citizen Skill sets as commercial fishers


WWKSC Building Relationships


WWKSC Building Relationships • Island Scallops Ltd


WWKSC Building Relationships • Island Scallops Ltd • Walcan Seafood Ltd


WWKSC Building Relationships • Island Scallops Ltd • Walcan Seafood Limited • Provincial Government of BC


WWKSC Building Relationships • Island Scallops Ltd • Walcan Seafood Limited • Provincial Government of BC • Federal Government of Canada


WWKSC Building Relationships • Island Scallops Ltd • Walcan Seafood Limited • Provincial Government of BC • Federal Government of Canada • Strathcona Regional District


WWKSC Building Relationships • Island Scallops Ltd • Walcan Seafood Limited • Provincial Government of BC • Federal Government of Canada • Strathcona Regional District • Vancouver Island University


WWKSC Building Relationships • Island Scallops Ltd • Walcan Seafood Limited • Provincial Government of BC • Federal Government of Canada • Strathcona Regional District • Vancouver Island University • Aboriginal Aquaculture Association


WWKSC Building Relationships • Island Scallops Ltd • Walcan Seafood Limited • Provincial Government of BC • Federal Government of Canada • Strathcona Regional District • Vancouver Island University • Aboriginal Aquaculture Association • Other First Nations


Finished Product before Packaging


First Production Lot June 17, 2010


First Production Lot June 17, 2010 • Packaged in 1 lb Plastic containers


First Production Lot June 17, 2010 • Packaged in 1 lb Plastic containers • Sold fresh through the We Wai Kai Campsite as local test market


First Production Lot June 17, 2010 • Packaged in 1 lb Plastic containers • Sold fresh through the We Wai Kai Campsite as local test market • Fresh sales built up by word of mouth


First Production Lot June 17, 2010 • Packaged in 1 lb Plastic containers • Sold fresh through the We Wai Kai Campsite as local test market • Fresh sales built up by word of mouth  Demand for fresh product strong


First Production Lot June 17, 2010 • Packaged in 1 lb Plastic containers • Sold fresh through the We Wai Kai Campsite as local test market • Fresh sales built up by word of mouth  Demand for fresh product strong • Now Processing Individually Quick Frozen (IQF) scallops in 1 Kg boxes


First Production Lot June 17, 2010 • Packaged in 1 lb Plastic containers • Sold fresh through the We Wai Kai Campsite as local test market • Fresh sales built up by word of mouth  Demand for fresh product strong • Now Processing Individually Quick Frozen (IQF) scallops in 1 Kg boxes • Sold all mature stock by December 2010


First Production Lot June 17, 2010 • Packaged in 1 lb Plastic containers • Sold fresh through the We Wai Kai Campsite as local test market • Fresh sales built up by word of mouth  Demand for fresh product strong • Now Processing Individually Quick Frozen (IQF) scallops in 1 Kg boxes • Sold all mature stock by December 2010 • Investigating additional species (cockles)


24 X 1 lb Containers packed in Styrofoam shipping containers and shipped to market


Full Tenure Application


Full Tenure Application • Applied for on March 29, 2009 after determining site suitability


Full Tenure Application • Applied for on March 29, 2009 after determining site suitability • 85.5 ha Tenure


Full Tenure Application • Applied for on March 29, 2009 after determining site suitability • 85.5 ha Tenure • Rectangular in shape to run parallel to the contours of the sea bed


Full Tenure Application • Applied for on March 29, 2009 after determining site suitability • 85.5 ha Tenure • Rectangular in shape to run parallel to the contours of the sea bed • Regional District objected


Full Tenure Application • Applied for on March 29, 2009 after determining site suitability • 85.5 ha Tenure • Rectangular in shape to run parallel to the contours of the sea bed • Regional District objected  Withheld zoning amendment


Full Tenure Application • Applied for on March 29, 2009 after determining site suitability • 85.5 ha Tenure • Rectangular in shape to run parallel to the contours of the sea bed • Regional District objected  Withheld zoning amendment  Delayed Tenure Process completion


Full Tenure Application • Applied for on March 29, 2009 after determining site suitability • 85.5 ha Tenure • Rectangular in shape to run parallel to the contours of the sea bed • Regional District objected  Withheld zoning amendment  Delayed Tenure Process completion • Province over ruled SRD


Full Tenure Application • Applied for on March 29, 2009 after determining site suitability • 85.5 ha Tenure • Rectangular in shape to run parallel to the contours of the sea bed • Regional District objected  Withheld zoning amendment  Delayed Tenure Process completion • Province over ruled SRD  Decision to issue Tenure March 19, 2011


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