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October 2, 2019
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Aquaculture alliance opposes Liberals’ plan to move salmon farming on land by 2025

With little more than three weeks before Canadians go to the polls to decide whether he should be given a second mandate, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has unveiled a comprehensive agenda which could transform the country’s aquaculture industry. And the aquaculture industry is having none of it.

Moving BC to land-based aquaculture is ‘destructive, careless,’ say salmon farmers

The Liberal Party’s platform to “transition from open net pen salmon farming to closed containment systems by 2025” is destructive, careless and flies in the face of making decisions about aquaculture based on science and facts, said John Paul Fraser, executive director of B.C. Salmon Farmers’ Association.
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How a deadly pig virus in China could affect global aquaculture

The emergence of a deadly virus in China in August 2018 has so far removed 13 million metric tonnes, or 25 per cent, of the country’s pork production. Although the crisis is affecting pigs, its impact is being felt in the aquaculture industry, according to one expert. » Read More

Cermaq puts East Coast expansion plans on hold

Cermaq is delaying a decision on whether to expand its operations into Nova Scotia, Canada, citing stakeholder support as a primary consideration. » Read More

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