The Aboriginal Aquaculture Association is a sectoral organization designed to assist, support and facilitate the meaningful participation of First Nations in sustainable aquaculture development.
It serves as a resource body providing guidance and advice with respect to sustainable aquaculture development, regulation and management of aquaculture.
It believes that aquaculture development has the potential to play a major role in the diversification and strengthening of the local and regional economies of First Nations.
New Relationship Trust Direct Support Funding
New Relationship Trust has opened its second call for proposals. A total of $1.5 million has been allocated for direct support in 2015-2016.
AAA Multi-Year Licence Workshop
On March 31, 2015, the AAA hosted an an information meeting with First Nations who are either engaged in or interested in the pursuit of aquaculture in their respective territories.
DFO Pacific Aquaculture Regulations
Proposed Multi-Year Licensing
In January 2015, DFO provided information regarding their consideration of multi-year licences for aquaculture in British Columbia. Read the letter in its entirety below.
AANDC Tutorial Video
Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Canada (AANDC) have created a step-by-step tutorial video on how to register your business in the Aboriginal Business Directory.
Potential Funding Sources for Aboriginal Aquaculture Development
The AAA has compiled a list of potential funding sources that Aboriginal communities and entrepreneurs can utilize to identify and apply for funding. The list was last updated on September 17, 2014.