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May 8, 2018

Atlantic Canada a global leader in aquaculture

The Atlantic Canada Fish Farmers Association says Atlantic Canada is a global leader in salmon farming, contributing $400 million directly to the regional economy. SUSAN FARQUHARSON Published May 31, 2018 – 8:24pm  I am a committed conservationist and, as such, a staunch supporter of salmon farming. And yes, those two stances can absolutely co-exist — and do, much more often than some would think if they rely only on media headlines to get their information about…

April 25, 2018

Benefits to Canadians

A sustainably managed aquaculture industry revitalizes coastal and rural communities while supplying nutritious seafood year-round. Aquaculture in Canada today: Generates $5.16 billion in economic activity Employs over 25,000 Canadians Occurs in every province and the Yukon Provides 1/3 of the total value of Canada’s fisheries production Aquaculture contributes to the economies of all Canadian provinces – as well as in the Yukon. Across the country, aquaculture generates $5.16 billion in economic activity and creates over…

September 8, 2017

$400M Atlantic Fisheries Fund is now open for business, accepting proposals

CHARLOTTETOWN, P.E.I. – A $400-million federal fund to foster innovation in Atlantic Canada’s fish and seafood sector is now accepting applications. Fisheries and Oceans Canada’s Atlantic Fisheries Fund will focus on growing opportunities and increasing market value for sustainably sourced, high-quality fish and seafood products from the region. Investments flowing from the fund aim to position the sector for long-term sustainable growth and provide consumers with high-quality, sustainably sourced Canadian fish and seafood products. The…


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