Department of Fisheries & Aquaculture

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  2. Minister of Fisheries and Aquaculture and Nova Scotia Seafarmers Digital Series

    Five online learning opportunities and the Ministerial Awards of Excellence

     
     
  3. Buy Local NS

    Buy Local NS

    It’s never been easier and more important to get your hands on local. Explore our buy local directory and find suppliers and farmers' markets near you.

     
     
  4. The Fisheries and Aquaculture Student Bursary Program aims to help Nova Scotia fill the labour gap for aquaculture, seafood buying and seafood processing facilities.

    Fisheries and Aquaculture Student Bursary Program

    The Fisheries and Aquaculture Student Bursary Program aims to help Nova Scotia fill the labour gap for aquaculture, seafood buying and seafood processing facilities.

     
     
  5. A new $2.5 million lobster quality and innovation centre will find new ways to further advance the quality and export value of lobster.

    Lobster Quality Research and Innovation Centre

    A new $2.5 million lobster quality and innovation centre will find new ways to further advance the quality and export value of lobster.

     
     

Aquaculture

Aquaculture and Marine Plants

Aquaculture resources, site mapping tool, application process, veterinarian services, leases, licensing, permits, laws and regulations.

Sportfishing

Sportfishing

Lake inventory maps, sportfishing guides, event schedule, tackle program, special management areas, licences and regulations.

Commercial Fisheries

Commercial Fisheries

Commercial Fisheries resources, activities and events, licensing, permits, laws and regulations.