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Land-Based Salmon Hatchery in Digby County Next Big Project for Kelly Cove

The development of a new land-based salmon hatchery near Centreville on Digby Neck is the next big project on the books in Nova Scotia for Kelly Cove Salmon Ltd., the Atlantic Canadian salmon farming division of family-owned Cooke Aquaculture Inc. The $60-million construction project is to be a world-class recirculating aquaculture system (RAS) and is expected to take three years to build. “The difference with the Centreville facility, it’s considered a post moult facility so salmon ...

Cooke to Purchase Alaska-Based Icicle Seafoods

The Cooke family recently announced the signing of a definitive agreement for the purchase of Icicle Seafoods Inc. Once closed, Cooke said in a press release the deal will enhance the family’s investments in both the wild fishery and the aquaculture sectors, making them leaders in the U.S. salmon farming sector and a major player in the Alaskan salmon fishery. “The closing of this deal will be an exciting venture for us as it will add a well-respected fishery to our family businesse...

Ferry Solution Needed for Bay of Fundy / Nova Scotia Needs to Readjust Aquaculture Priorities

Federal Fisheries Minister Hunter Tootoo may be asked to get into the transportation business if the ferry mess in southwest Nova Scotia isn’t solved in the immediate future. It may cost Canadian taxpayers millions to correct what the Tories did to the system before they were relegated to Never Never Land, but what else is new. The New England marketplace is a key player for fresh fish and seafood produced in western and south western Nova Scotia — both as a consumer and as a hub to ...