Nova Scotia Urges Fair Access for Lobster Exports
Fisheries and Aquaculture Minister Keith Colwell underlined the importance of fair access to export markets for Nova Scotia lobster to the standing committee on international trade today, Sept. 29, in Halifax.
"We're Canada's leading seafood exporter and every market is important to our lobster industry," said Colwell. "Losing the European market, which accounted for more than 66 million in live, Nova Scotia lobster exports last year, would hurt us."
Nova Scotia exported more than $1.6 ...
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...