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Feds support responsible aquaculture

Our government firmly believes that aquaculture can create much-needed jobs in coastal, rural and aboriginal communities. It is a growing industry that represents billions of dollars in economic activity and thousands of jobs for Canadian families...

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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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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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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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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...