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.

Recent News

DFO Pacific Aquaculture Regulations 
Proposed Multi-Year Licensing

Fri, 2015-03-06

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.

DFO Multi-Year Licence Letter - January 2015

AANDC Tutorial Video

Fri, 2015-01-09

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.

Video link

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.


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Our Team

The Aboriginal Aquaculture Association team members are:

Richard Harry
President/Executive Director

Ms. Marguerite Parker
Director of Development

David Stirling
Aquaculture Business Technical Expert

Jennifer Woodland
Aquaculture Business Technical Expert