Aquaculture Regulatory Review Public Consultation
The Government of Nova Scotia invited Nova Scotians to share their input about aquaculture regulations. The public consultation closed 6 September 2022.
About the public consultation
The Government of Nova Scotia is conducting a comprehensive review of existing aquaculture regulations. Following a jurisdictional review and stakeholder consultations, government is seeking input from Nova Scotians through a public consultation survey.
The review process is led by the Aquaculture Regulatory Advisory Committee, which is made up of members from the community, First Nations, industry, and provincial and municipal government. The committee will consider findings from the review process, including the public consultation survey, and make recommendations to the Minister of Fisheries and Aquaculture.
A summary of the input will be published after the engagement period.
- information gathering and jurisdictional review
- stakeholder consultation and engagement with Mi’kmaq communities
- public consultation survey
2022 to 2023
- the Nova Scotia Aquaculture Regulatory Advisory Committee provides recommendations to the Minister of Fisheries and Aquaculture
2023 to 2024
- legislative or regulatory changes as directed by the Minister of Fisheries and Aquaculture
How to participate
The public consultation survey closed 6 September 2022.