- Government Opens Applications, Invests in Aquaculture
Government is investing $2.8 million in the aquaculture sector to create more jobs in Nova Scotia and opening applications for ocean-based shellfish, cultivated marine plant and trout farming
- New Standards for Aquatic Animal Veterinary Clinics
Government is working with the N.S. Veterinary Medical Association on new standards to accredit aquatic animal clinics.
The aquaculture industry was worth more than $60 million in 2014 and directly employed 606 men and women in full- and part-time positions.
At present, there are 44 companies actively farming fish in Nova Scotia.