Dec
5
10:30 AM10:30

New Study Confirms Aquaculture Critical to Future of Healthy Seafood Supply

OTTAWA, ON – The Canadian Aquaculture Industry Alliance (CAIA) today welcomed several recommendations contained in the newly released Conference Board of Canada study of how to improve the economic viability of Canada’s seafood industries in meeting growing global demand for fish and seafood. In particular, CAIA echoed the Conference Board’s call for the creation of a federal Aquaculture Act to achieve increase growth, employment, investment income and export opportunities...

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Nov
19
10:30 AM10:30

FAO Highlights Importance of Canadian Aquaculture to Global Food Security and Hunger Alleviation

OTTAWA, ON – A representative of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) today described Canada’s aquaculture industry as invaluable to future global food security at the same time a new report highlighted that simply boosting seafood consumption to levels recommended by Canada’s Food Guide could save thousands of lives each year.

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Jul
15
10:30 AM10:30

Canadian Aquaculture Industry Welcomes Gail Shea as New Fisheries & Oceans Minister

OTTAWA - The Canadian Aquaculture Industry Alliance (CAIA) today welcomed the Honourable Gail Shea as the new federal Minister of Fisheries and Oceans and expressed their enthusiasm to work together to create new jobs and growth following today's cabinet shuffle by Prime Minister Stephen Harper...

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Nov
29
4:30 PM16:30

Government of Canada invests to strengthen seafood market access

Ottawa, ON – The Government of Canada is partnering with three industry organizations to put in place the building blocks for a fish and seafood traceability system that will enhance the sector’s competitiveness at home and abroad, Parliamentary Secretary Pierre Lemieux announced in Ottawa today, on behalf of Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz...

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Jun
10
5:00 PM17:00

Executive Women: Canadian women claiming their place in aquaculture

The image of a quintessential Canadian fisherman is a rugged, "salt-of-the-earth" man who braves the elements to bring home his catch. But traditional capture fisheries can’t meet growing demand for seafood, and aquaculture has emerged in Canada to provide both domestic and international markets with a sustainable supply of seafood...

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Jun
9
5:00 PM17:00

Canadian Aquaculture Industry Sponsors International Shellfish Safety Conference in Charlottetown, PEI

Ottawa, ON - Proudly sponsored by the Canadian Aquaculture Industry Alliance, a national association representing Canadian aquaculture operators, feed companies and suppliers, the Eighth International Conference on Molluscan Shellfish Safety (ICMSS) will take place in Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island from June 12-17, 2011...

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