News From the Top Deck

We are in the news!

January 16, 2014


This week we started at ISIS, the venture accelerator we’ll be part of for 2014. It has been a bit of a whirlwind so far, and has led to lots of interest in what we’re doing. Shaun and Sonia have been busy with interviews! Check out some of the stories on Skipper Otto’s below: CBC … Continued


Grant opportunity gives Skipper Otto’s a fresh, new look!

January 9, 2014

A third of our member survey respondents requested that we improve our website to make it clearer and easier to navigate. We’re thrilled to announce we were able to make this a reality, thanks in part to a Get Youth Working Grant that allowed us to hire Katie Holmes, a talented, young designer. She went … Continued


Strobel family recipe for rescuing freezer burned salmon!

January 8, 2014

If you find a salmon fillet at the depths of your freezer, or waited a few too many months to eat that pink salmon, this recipe is for you. A long-time Strobel family favourite, this simple yet powerful marinade has transformed many freezer burnt salmon fillets into moist, delicious meals. Ingredients: Whisky Olive Oil Soy … Continued


Oliver and Emma’s first fishing trip

December 16, 2013

Shaun, Oliver and I journeyed up to the Johnston Strait at the end of October for the last commercial salmon opening of the season. It was Oliver’s first fishing trip ever! He was very excited to start his budding career as a fisherman. We got up extra early to catch the ferry to Nanaimo, and … Continued


We made the top ten!

December 13, 2013

Skipper Otto’s is a Top 10 semi-finalist in the Small Business BC Awards for the Best Community Impact Award! We are so excited and grateful to our wonderful members who helped us get this far. The next steps are to write an extended application and pitch to a panel of Small Business BC judges in … Continued


We are so excited to announce that we were chosen to be part of UBC’s Coast Capital Innovation Hub. The program offers a dynamic space to accelerate social venture growth by bringing together university resources, peer learning, and business networks. The program is defined by its passionate community and collaborative environment. Learn more about the … Continued


CSF Gift Certificates

December 1, 2013

What do you buy for that person on your list who has everything? A share in premium, sustainable seafood of course 😉 Just in time for the holidays – CSF Gift Certificates that your friends and family can put towards a share of premium, wild, local seafood! When you purchase your gift certificates, you can … Continued


Fisheries Law Centre is looking for volunteers!

November 8, 2013

The Fisheries Law Centre welcomes volunteers to join our team Available full-time positions: Business Development Manager (North America) This is a full-time volunteer position and has potential to develop into a full-time paid position. Create and maintain a fundraising strategy To engage with FLC’s research team in meeting specific project funding objectives To develop a … Continued


We’ve been nominated for a Best Community Impact Award!

November 8, 2013

The winner of the Best Community Impact Award will be recognized with the Premier’s Prize in the amount of $1,500 cash. The winner will be offered an all-access pass to Small Business BC education and experts for one year and will receive business mentorship from the award sponsor. To learn more about this award and … Continued


Fishing this week

October 14, 2013

Shaun left this morning for fall chum fishing and it’s a beautiful day for it!  We expect him home by the end of the week and members can expect a fresh fish pick up on the weekend. Happy thanksgiving!


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