Tag Archives: Aquaculture and Fisheries

Atlantic salmon can be farmed on land, B.C. project shows

CBC_News_logoA British Columbia First Nation is using a workshop this week in St. Andrews to explain how it is growing Atlantic salmon without the fish ever seeing the ocean. The Namgis closed-containment facility on Vancouver Island is the first salmon farm in North America to grow Atlantic salmon on a commercial scale in a completely land-based aquaculture system. Read more here  09:53

Head of fisheries enforcement didn’t understand laws, trial hears

863a4ac9dc_64635696_o2The province’s head of fisheries and aquaculture enforcement has admitted he didn’t understand his department’s laws and policies in 2011, when he was dealing with a case involving the brother of Deputy Premier Paul Robichaud. Read more here  cbcnews 22:54

Fisheries official tried to keep Robichaud file secret – didn’t make government ‘look good,’ Wilbert Sabine testifies

CBC_News_logoThe head of enforcement at the Department of Agriculture, Aquaculture and Fisheries says he marked his emails on the Donat Robichaud case as “confidential” because he knew the affair would look bad to the public. Read more here  10:53