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09 January 2014
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Study Shows Marine Harvest Canada's Antibiotic Use Low and Declining
CANADA - A new study published last month in the Canadian Veterinary Journal shows that Marine Harvest Canada's (MHC) ongoing process improvements is making huge...
07 January 2014
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Newfoundland Mussel Processing Plant Attains BAP Certification
CANADA - Norlantic Processors Ltd.’s mussel processing plant in Newfoundland, Canada, is the first mussel processing plant to attain Best Aquaculture Practices...
06 January 2014
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Inspection Ensures Newfoundland Produces Top Quality Seafood
CANADA - The Provincial Government’s comprehensive fish inspection programme continued to safeguard Newfoundland and Labrador’s reputation as a high quality...
03 January 2014
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Production Value of Canada's Fishery Positioned to Exceed $1 Billion
CANADA - The provincial fishing industry is projected to once again achieve approximately $1 billion in total production value in 2013, and is well positioned to...
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Funding to Improve Canadian Whelk Harvesting Technology
CANADA - The Canadian Centre for Fisheries Innovation has received C$15,000 to advance new whelk sorting technology to support a prosperous fishery....
02 January 2014
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Academic Advocates Fee for Antibiotics Used in Vet Medicine
CANADA - An economics researcher says extensive use of antibiotics in agriculture and aquaculture is creating a public health crisis and is advocating user fees...
20 December 2013
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Ocean Choice Opens Expanded Processing Facility in Fortune
CANADA - The Ocean Choice International processing plant in Fortune has officially opened, fulfilling an important requirement in an agreement between the company...
13 December 2013
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Sustainable Shrimp Technology Workshop Receives Funding
CANADA - The Centre for Sustainable Aquatic Resources, a division within the Marine Institute, will organise a two-day workshop with C$19,941 of funding from the...
12 December 2013
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Mainstream Reports Successful Trials of Copper Salmon Nets
CANADA - Aquaculture company Mainstream is currently trialing copper alloy nets at its Clayoquot Sound salmon farm. ...
10 December 2013
Global Fish Farming News from Canada AgriMarine Completes Acquisition of West Coast Fishculture
CANADA - AgriMarine Holdings has completed the acquisition all of the issued and outstanding shares of West Coast Fishculture C$5.2 million....
09 December 2013
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Export Growth the Key to Growth of Canada's Aquaculture and Fisheries Sector
CANADA - Canada's commercial fisheries, aquaculture and processing industries could build on what is already a C$7 billion a year sector by targeting the rising...
03 December 2013
Global Fish Farming News from Canada AgriMarine Signs Share Purchase Agreement with West Coast Fishculture
CANADA - AgriMarine Holdings has executed a definitive Share Purchase Agreement with the shareholders of West Coast Fishculture and West Coast Fishculture (WCFC),...
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Barry Group to Pursue Energy Audit for Shrimp Plant
CANADA - Barry Group Incorporated will receive C$10,800 through the Provincial Government’s Fisheries Technology and New Opportunities Program to ensure new equipment...
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Canada's Creative Salmon Achieves Organic Certification
CANADA - Creative Salmon is the first farm-raised salmon producer in North America to achieve organic certification....
28 November 2013
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Google Earth Reveals Untold Fish Catches
CANADA - Large fish traps in the Persian Gulf could be catching up to six times more fish than what’s being officially reported, according to the first investigation...
27 November 2013
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Provincial Consultations Will Inform Canada's Aquaculture Strategy
CANADA - To foster the continued success of an aquaculture industry that is expected to generate more than C$180 million in production value this year while employing...
25 November 2013
Global Fish Farming News from Canada AquaBounty GM Salmon Eggs Cleared for Production in Canada
CANADA - Environment Canada, the agency of the Government of Canada with responsibility for regulating environmental policies and issues, has decided that Genetically...
22 November 2013
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Salmon Conservation Organisations Express Concern Over Consultation Plans
CANADA - The Atlantic Salmon Federation (ASF) and Salmonid Council of Newfoundland and Labrador (SCNL) have expressed concern that the Province of Newfoundland and...
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Canadian Governments Announce Six Million Dollar Investment
CANADA - Gerry Ritz, Canada’s Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, and François Gendron, Quebec’s Deputy Premier and Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and...
19 November 2013
Global Fish Farming News from Canada House Passes Resolution to Support $400 Million Fund to Improve Fisheries
CANADA - A resolution to support the recently announced C$400 million federal-provincial fishery enhancement fund has been passed in the House of Assembly....
18 November 2013
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Potential New Revenue Stream for Shrimp Fishery Investigated
CANADA - Multi-species seafood company, Quinlan Brothers Limited, will explore the viability of extracting Omega 3-enriched oil from shrimp waste with C$100,000...
15 November 2013
Global Fish Farming News from Canada New Sea Lice Treatment Available to British Columbia Salmon Farmers
CANADA - Marine Harvest Canada has received Health Canada approval for a new sea lice management option for farm-raised salmon....
14 November 2013
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Funding to Enhance Best Practices in Shrimp and Crab Harvesting
CANADA - The Torngat Joint Fisheries Board will receive Provincial Government support of C$22,000 to hold a workshop in Nain this November to help establish industry...
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Cermaq Seeks Stakeholder Input on Sustainability Reporting
CANADA - Mainstream parent company Cermaq is inviting stakeholder input about sustainability reporting, and everyone is invited to participate....
13 November 2013
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Minister Highlights Benefits to Fisheries of Canada-EU Trade Agreement
CANADA - Gail Shea, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans, followed the recent announcement of a new Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement with the European Union...
11 November 2013
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Canadian Seafood Promoted in Asian Markets
CANADA - Provincial seafood producers pursued international business opportunities last week with Provincial Government support as they participated in the China...
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Fisheries Legislation Changes Leave Many Fish Without Habitat Protection
CANADA - Federal government changes to Canada's fisheries legislation "have eviscerated" the ability to protect habitat for most of the country's fish species, scientists...
08 November 2013
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Strong Salmon Market Drives Earnings Improvement for Cermaq
CANADA - Cermaq’s pro forma EBIT pre fair value was NOK 113 million in third quarter 2013 versus a loss of NOK 97 million in third quarter 2012. The improvement...
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Executive Director of BC Salmon Farmers Association Steps Down
CANADA - Mary Ellen Walling stated that she will be ending her role as the Executive Director of the BC Salmon Farmers Association....
06 November 2013
Global Fish Farming News from Canada Clearwater Seafoods Announces Annual Dividend of $0.10 Per Share
CANADA - Clearwater Seafoods Incorporated has announced the initiation of an annual dividend of $0.10 per share, payable in quarterly installments of $0.025 per...
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