CAIA Newsletter ~ Winter 2019

A Letter to the Prime Minister of Canada

Seafood farmers seek inclusion under AAFC mandate

 On January 15, 2019, CAIA submitted a letter to the office of The Right Honourable Justin Trudeau, P.C., M.P. formally requesting to have Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada mandate expanded to include seafood farmers.

The letter was endorsed jointly by CAIA together with eight regional aquaculture associations as well as the Canadian Federation of Agriculture. Copied on the letter were ministers and deputy ministers from key federal departments, representatives from relevant standing committees, Office of the Privy Council, as well as provincial fisheries and agriculture ministers and deputy ministers.

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