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22 April 2015
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Fisheries Act Changes to Strengthen Aquaculture Regulation
CANADA - Changes to the Fisheries and Coastal Resources Act, which came into force yesterday, 21 April, signal a more transparent and rigorous approach to regulating...
16 April 2015
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Support for Canadian Seafood Exports
CANADA - British Columbia's seafood harvesters are to receive support to help promote and increase export demand for Canadian Pacific sea urchins and sea cucumber...
15 April 2015
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Canada’s Food Production Growing but Wasting More
ANALYSIS - Canada wastes 6 billion kilogrammes of food each year – nearly a third of its total production....
14 April 2015
Global Fish Farming News from Canada New Funding to Boost Shellfish Farming Research
CANADA - Michelle Rempel, Minister of State for Western Economic Diversification, has announced support of C$667,000 to Vancouver Island University (VIU) towards...
31 March 2015
Global Fish Farming News from Canada New Humane Society to Protect Animals in Saskatchewan
CANADA - A new humane society has been established in Saskatchewan to take over enforcement of the province's Animal Protection Act, writes Bruce Cochrane for Farmscape....
25 March 2015
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Salmon Foundation Calls for Increased Salmon Conservation Funding
CANADA - If the Ministerial Committee on wild Atlantic salmon recommends increased funding for conservation and applied research projects, it should look to the...
17 March 2015
Global Fish Farming News from Canada True North Salmon Achieves BAP Four-Star Certification
CANADA - True North salmon from Atlantic Canada and Maine has achieved four-star Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP) status....
11 March 2015
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Funding to Boost Atlantic Salmon Returns in Nova Scotia
CANADA - Gail Shea, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans attended the first meeting of the Ministerial Advisory Committee on Atlantic Salmon in Halifax, Nova Scotia....
10 March 2015
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Marine Harvest Canada Achieves Four-star BAP Certification
CANADA - Marine Harvest Canada (MHC) is the first salmon company in British Columbia, and only the second in the world, to achieve four-star Best Aquaculture Practices...
09 March 2015
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Gaspésie Lobster Fishery Certified Sustainable
CANADA - The Quebec lobster fishery on the Gaspé Peninsula, along the shores of the Gulf of St. Lawrence, has achieved Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) certification...
05 March 2015
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Fines Imposed for Canada Crab Fishermen
CANADA - Two individuals have been found guilty for violating their crab fishing license conditions, contrary to the Fishery (General) Regulations, with combined...
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Superchilled Water Causing Fish Deaths on Nova Scotia Fish Farms
CANADA - Three fish farms in Nova Scotia are dealing with fish mortalities due to the extreme cold water temperatures....
04 March 2015
Global Fish Farming News from Canada New Technique Improves Forecasts for Canada's Sockeye Salmon
CANADA - A powerful method for analyzing and predicting nature's dynamic and interconnected systems is now providing new forecasting and management tools for Canada's...
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...
 
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