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.
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.