Innovators: Aquaculture

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CONTAINING SALMON AQUACULTURE IN CANADA

by wade on April 1, 2013

“Closed containment aquaculture refers to a number of technologies that seek to isolate the rearing environment from the natural environment in order to reduce or eliminate the interactions between the two.
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INDUSTRY GROWTH ATTRACTS NEW BUSINESS TO GRAND FALLS-WINDSOR

by wade on November 20, 2012

November 8, 2012: The growth of the aquaculture industry in Newfoundland and Labrador has attracted New Brunswick-based Silk Stevens Limited, the design and consulting engineering firm, to establish operations in Grand Falls-Windsor. To assist the company in opening its new office, the Provincial Government will provide a $125,000 term loan.
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SAFE AND ENVIRONMENTALLY SUSTAINABLE AQUACULTURE

by wade on July 31, 2012

Fisheries and Aquaculture; July 12, 2012: The Newfoundland and Labrador aquaculture industry has a reputation for safe, high-quality fish and seafood products produced in an environmentally sustainable manner.   Since the Canadian Food Inspection Agency confirmed the presence of Infectious Salmon Anaemia virus at a salmon farm on the south coast of the province, there has been some public discussion about the development of aquaculture and the impact it has on our environment,” said the Honourable Darin King, Minister of Fisheries and Aquaculture.   Read more.

AMENDED LEGISLATION TO MODERNIZE AND ENHANCE AQUACULTURE INDUSTRY

by wade on June 8, 2012

New amendments introduced in the House of Assembly today are aimed at modernizing regulations governing the oversight of aquaculture throughout Newfoundland and Labrador. The aquaculture industry consists of 133 aquaculture sites throughout the province and contributed $120 million to the provincial economy in 2011.
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FEDERAL FUNDS FOR AQUACULTURE IN NEWFOUNDLAND AND LABRADOR

by wade on March 22, 2012

MARCH 20, 2012--Senator Elizabeth Marshall, on behalf of the Honourable Keith Ashfield, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans and Minister for the Atlantic Gateway, and the Honourable Bernard Valcourt, Minister of State for the Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency (ACOA) and La Francophonie, today announced more than $4 million for aquaculture projects in Newfoundland and Labrador.   Read more.