The Okanagan Nation Alliance is pleased to offer the highest quality sustainably trolled or seined wild sockeye from its commercial fishery. These sockeye are handled with the greatest care and approved by the Canadian federal government (CFIA) and British Columbia Interior Health.
Our Buyer’s Club program allows your organization to pass on savings to it’s members, by pooling your orders and ordering in bulk.
This is an exclusive program for select organizations. If you would like to participate in the Okanagan Select Buyer’s Club program, please contact us.
Frequently asked Questions
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The Okanagan Nation Alliance is pleased to offer the highest quality sustainably trolled or seined wild sockeye from its commercial fishery. These sockeye have high standards and are government and Interior Health approved.
The Okanagan Nation Alliance has a small artisanal fishery with limited quantities of fish.
Until recently, local sockeye salmon stocks neared extinction due to habitat loss, impassable dams, over-harvest, and climate change. Kt cp’elk’ stim’ is a Syilx word meaning “cause to come back.” Today, the years of hard work and dedication are paying off and we now have a sustainable population and sockeye runs.
The ONA practices responsible trade with respectful and relevant fishing practices. The ONA is a member of Slow Food International and Slow Fish Canada and is devoted to good, clean, fair food. This local, wild sockeye is the only salmon on Slow Food Canada’s protected Ark of Taste, and is Ocean Wise approved.
The proceeds from the sales are reinvested in the conservation of native fish and aquatic resources in the Columbia Basin. This “salmon conservation come-back story” is now being showcased on a local, regional, and International level