Originally formed as the BC Oyster Grower’s Association in 1948, the British Columbia Shellfish Grower’s Association (BCSGA) has been the voice of the shellfish industry for over 55 years. In 1990, the name of the Association was changed to better reflect the diversification of the industry. The association is non-profit and represents approximately 70% of shellfish growers in BC in addition to suppliers and service providers to the industry.
Vision: The BC shellfish industry will be an innovative, competitive economic sector that is a world leader in sustainable shellfish culture.
Mission: To advance the sustainable growth and prosperity of the BC shellfish industry in a global economy by providing leadership, communication and advocacy to members, government, the public and other stakeholders while maintaining and improving the integrity of the marine environment.