SPRING 2019 Newsletter
Our spring 2019 newsletter is now available for download.
Topics covered include: Aboriginal Farmed Seafood in the Market Place, PICFI’s newest aquaculture development funding program: “ADS”, First Nations making progress in geoduck aquaculture advancement, DFO aquaculture license renewal push and, the AAA has moved its office to We Wai Kai Quisam Reserve!
Please click the links below.
Indigenous Marine Servicing Initiative
A new federal funding program that assists eligible recipients (Indigenous communities and Commercial Fishing Enterprises) in the development of an Indigenous Marine Servicing Industry. The focus is to foster Indigenous participation in the marine industry supply chain. Check out the program web link here:
BC Minister of Agriculture Announces "Oyster Recovery Fund"
First Nations Speak in Support of Salmon Farming
Federal Government Announces "Clean Tech" Fund
DFO has announced $20 million over the next 4 years in new funding under a new program called:
This fund could support any fisheries or aquaculture project where environmental performance/impact is improved including new processes, sustainable practices and market ready clean technologies.
This may include projects that would see Styrofoam flotation being replaced by ecologically beneficial newer roto-molded flotation systems for shellfish rafts, docks, work floats etc among other considerations.
Contact the AAA for details & to discuss potential aquaculture based FACTAP projects that may benefit your aquaculture business, your community and the marine environment:
Note: both fillable PDF files must be viewed with the latest version of Adobe Acrobat Reader
Effective immediately, the AAA has a new office location. While our mailing address remains the same, our offices are now located at the new We Wai Kum First Nation office building.
Our new physical address is 1650 Old Spit Road, Campbell River, BC.