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26 February 2015
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Fish Farmers Association Responds to Aquaculture Activities Regulations
CANADA - Atlantic Canada Fish Farmers Association (ACFFA) has stated that the federal government’s proposed Aquaculture Activities Regulations will do the opposite...
20 February 2015
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Fisheries Spawning, Tagging Projects get C$92,850 Boost
CANADA - Fisheries science research on three different species will be advanced with support of C$92,850 from the Canadian Government....
19 February 2015
Global Fish Farming News from Canada British Columbia to Receive Multi-Year Aquaculture Licences
CANADA - The Canadian government is to now issue multi-year licences for finfish and shellfish aquaculture facilities in British Columbia to promote investment in...
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Government Supports Codroy Seafoods Marketing Initiatives
CANADA - Codroy Seafoods Inc. is developing new marketing materials with support from the Provincial Government....
16 February 2015
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Will a High Seas Fishing Ban Boost Global Catches?
CANADA - New research from the University of British Columbia (UBC) suggests that closing the high seas to commercial fishing could be catch-neutral and distribute...
06 February 2015
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Government of Canada Further Invests to Ensure Safety of PEI Mariners
CANADA - Gail Shea, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans and Regional Minister for PEI, has announced a 15-year lease has been awarded to a Charlottetown company to...
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Government Invests in Newfoundland and Labrador Aquaculture Industry
CANADA - The Newfoundland and Labrador aquaculture sector is receiving more than C$287,000 in infrastructure and innovative technologies thanks to a grant from the...
29 January 2015
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Global Conference Calls for Better Inland Fisheries Management
GLOBAL - Inland fisheries – the network of lakes, rivers and streams that provide fish and freshwater to millions across the world – need to be better managed...
27 January 2015
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Aquaculture Having Positive Impact on Newfoundland and Labrador
CANADA - A new report provides information about the aquaculture industry's positive impact on Newfoundland and Labrador's GDP, employment and labour income....
21 January 2015
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Government Financing Programme to Make Fishing Safer
CANADA - The Government of Canada is investing C$262,000 in Fish SAFE, a BC fishing industry driven programme that works to improve safety on board commercial fishing...
12 January 2015
Global Fish Farming News from Canada New Seafood Processing Sanitation Equipment Piloted in Canada
CANADA - Fogo Island Co-Operative Society will test plant sanitation technology that is new to the seafood processing industry in Newfoundland and Labrador with...
09 January 2015
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Trade Delegations Helping Seafood Producers Find New Markets
CANADA - Government supported seafood trade delegations are helping local processors expand into new markets....
31 December 2014
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Strong Demand for Morgère Trawl Doors in Canada
CANADA - There has been strong demand for Morgère trawl doors from Canadian east coast skippers in recent months, who are finding the equipment ideal for their...
30 December 2014
Global Fish Farming News from Canada AgriMarine Completes Installation of New Tank Design
CANADA - AgriMarine has completed the installation of its proprietary semi-closed containment tank technology at its Steelhead farm in Lois Lake, British Columbia....
22 December 2014
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Overhaul of Nova Scotia Aquaculture Regulations Needed, says New Report
CANADA - After slow growth of the aquaculture sector in 2013, a review of Novia Scotia's regulatory framework took place. The concluding report suggests that a complete...
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Government to Set Up Wild Salmon Decline Committee
CANADA - The federal government is to set up an advisory committee made up of members from the four Atlantic Provinces, Quebec and First Nations to address the serious...
16 December 2014
Global Fish Farming News from Canada New Research to Investigate Wild, Farmed Salmon Interaction
CANADA - The British Columbia Salmon Farmers Association is putting C$1.5 million over the next five years into a series of research projects on how wild and farm-raised...
12 December 2014
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Icewater Seafoods to Enhance Cod Processing with Grant
CANADA - Icewater Seafoods Inc., a processing company based in Arnold’s Cove that specialises in cod and groundfish products, will receive C$200,000 from the Provincial...
08 December 2014
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Northern Harvest Salmon Obtains Four-Star BAP Status
CANADA - Canada’s Northern Harvest Sea Farms Group is the world’s first salmon company to achieve four-star Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP) status, denoting...
24 November 2014
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Rebuilding Plan Developed for Newfoundland Atlantic Cod Stocks
CANADA - The Government of Canada and its partners from the fishing industry have developed a rebuilding plan for the southern Newfoundland Atlantic cod stock in...
19 November 2014
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Prince Edward Island Lobster Trap Fishery Certified Sustainable
CANADA - The Prince Edward Island (PEI) lobster trap fishery has been certified sustainable and well-managed by the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC)....
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Organic Mussel Farmers Receive Funding to Help Maintain Certifications
CANADA - Mussel farmers will continue to promote their sustainable and environmentally-responsible approach to aquaculture with support from the Provincial Government....
14 November 2014
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Recycling Company Fined for Fisheries Act Violation
CANADA - Last week, Sinopec Daylight Energy Ltd., a division of the Sinopec Group, was ordered to pay C$200,000 after pleading guilty to one count under the Fisheries...
11 November 2014
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Intensive Study Finds British Columbia Salmon, Trout Free of ISA
CANADA - The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) has completed a two-year intensive study of wild and enhanced anadromous salmonid in British Columbia (BC) and...
10 November 2014
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Q3 2014 Sales Increase for High Liner Foods
CANADA - High Liner Foods reported an increase in sales in the third quarter of 2014 by $30.1 million, or 13.9 per cent, to $246.6 million compared to $216.5 million...
03 November 2014
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Monterey Bay Aquarium Designation A Great Achievement for Land-Based Salmon
CANADA - The Atlantic Salmon Federation (ASF) is pleased to learn that three land based, closed-containment salmon farming operations have received a top sustainability...
24 October 2014
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Government Helps Fund Advanced Halibut Tagging
With support of the Provincial Government, the Fish Food and Allied Workers union (FFAW) and the Centre for Fisheries Ecosystems Research at the Fisheries and Marine...
14 October 2014
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Fish Moving Towards the Poles at 26 km Per Decade
CANADA - Large numbers of fish will disappear from the tropics by 2050, finds a new University of Britsh Columbia study that examined the impact of climate change...
13 October 2014
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Canada's First Herring Fishery Certified MSC Sustainable
CANADA - The Newfoundland and Labrador NAFO Division 4R Atlantic herring purse seine fishery has achieved MSC certification, becoming the first herring fishery in...
09 October 2014
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Grant Promotes Canadian Aquaculture Products at Home and Abroad
CANADA - The Newfoundland Aquaculture Industry Association (NAIA) will engage in an ambitious promotional campaign with assistance from the Provincial Government’s...
 
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