Aquaculture gets funding boost in Newfoundland and Labrador

(08/01/19)

Atlantic Canada’s aquaculture industry is getting some financial boost with more than $1.5 million announced to fund four projects in Newfoundland and Labrador focused on improving technology and increasing aquaculture research for sustainability.

The funding for the aquaculture projects is part of more than $18 million announced by Fisheries and Oceans Canada and the Province of Newfoundland and Labrador to improve the effectiveness, quality and sustainability of the fish and seafood sector through the Atlantic Fisheries Fund.

Jonathan Wilkinson, minister of fisheries, oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard, said the funding ensures........................................................


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