Keith Colwell

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Nova Scotia Minister of Fisheries and Aquaculture

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Transparent and Accountable: A New Approach to Regulating Aquaculture

Aquaculture in Nova Scotia is an industry that is an increasingly important economic contributor to rural regions in the province. Last year, the aquaculture industry was worth more than $60 million and employed 606 men and women in full and part-time positions. We have 44 companies actively farming fish at more than 270 sites in Nova Scotia with a young workforce. In an effort to capitalize on this and address credible concerns about the impact of aquaculture development on our environ...