Economic Stability

Our industry is committed to supporting rural communities and contributing to the Canadian economy.

Aquaculture is becoming an increasingly important contributor to Canada’s economy. In 2016, the Canadian aquaculture industry generated $$5.16 billion in economic activity, over $2 billion in GDP, and employed over 25,000 Canadians. Across Canada, aquaculture has become an economic mainstay for many coastal and rural communities.