Loblaws: Partnerships key in sustainability

The executive chairman of Loblaws says partnerships are the key to establishing a 100 percent sustainable fishery — with government, industry and non-governmental organizations.

But Galen Weston — speaking at the 2013 World Seafood Congress at the Delta Hotel on Monday morning — said engaging shoppers has been a big challenge for his company since it decided to pursue its goal of completely sustainable seafood sourcing.

The store is working towards its goal of being able to certify that all the seafood it sells has been raised through aquaculture or caught without harming the ecosystem or harming a species’ ability to maintain healthy population levels.

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