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.
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.
Western Diversification Program – 2nd Call for Proposals (WDP-CFP)
On January 21, 2015 WDP will be launching a 2nd Call for Proposals.
December 2014 Newsletter
The AAA is pleased to release the December 2014 newsletter.
Proposed Aquatic Invasive Species Regulations
On December 6, 2014, Fisheries and Oceans Canada (DFO) released the proposed Aquatic Invasive Species Regulations.
In October 2014, Fisheries and Oceans Canada (DFO) hosted separate Finfish and Shellfish Aquaculture Management Advisory Committee (FF-AMAC; SF-AMAC) meetings.
ACRDP 2015-2016 Call for Proposals
The Aquaculture Collaborative Research and Development Program is issuing a Call for Proposals for research project funding for the 2015-2016 fiscal year.
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.