Category Archives: Canadian Aquaculture

Winnipeg Urban Agriculture | Contained Aquaculture – Aquaponics

  Manitoba Urban Aquaculture Project  Our business model uses IRAFS growing Technology. The IRAFS Closed Loop Production System produces safe high quality consumable products while minimizing the resource inputs and maximizing conservation. Based on science and technology, this farming method has emerged as the best green alternative to provide consumers with value, taste and convenience… Read More »

Could aquaculture industry save rural Newfoundland?

According to Grand Falls-Windsor-Buchans MHA Al Hawkins there is a bright future for young people in this industry over the coming years.If you are unsure what aquaculture is a quick Google search will tell you it is the rearing of aquatic animals or the cultivation of aquatic plants for food. In Newfoundland particularly the interest… Read More »

The Province of Nl and NAIA Unveil Plan to Grow Sustainable Aquaculture

In recent months there has been considerable news covering fish farming and new developments taking place in many parts of the world. Here is a recent news story from Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada. The Newfoundland Aquaculture Industry Association (NAIA) is partnering with government to promote the growth of sustainable aquaculture. Today they launched the initiative,… Read More »

Manitowaning’s John Caselton builds aquaculture research facility

ASSIGINACK—If you spend any time at all talking to Manitowaning’s John Caselton you pick up pretty quickly that he is the very definition of a renaissance man—contractor, musician, entrepreneur and meticulous researcher—and when it comes to aquaculture, a man with his eyes set on a very practical (and profitable) endgame. Source: Manitowaning’s John Caselton builds… Read More »

Is There a Better Way to Farm Fish? | The Tyee

Last month, more than 300,000 Atlantic salmon escaped from their floating farm into the Salish Sea, off Washington state, stoking the flames of a long-running dispute over the use of open-net pens. The state has already put a moratorium on new licenses for pens, while in British Columbia, First Nations have occupied a salmon farm near Alert… Read More »

Canada urged to invest in land-based aquaculture – Aquaculture North America Supporters of land-based fish farms said the escape of thousands of Atlantic salmon from Cooke Aquaculture’s ocean-based farm in Washington State on August 19 should spur Canada into supporting land-based aquaculture. Source: Canada urged to invest in land-based aquaculture – Aquaculture North America