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After Seven Years, DFO Looks at the Past, Present and Future of the AFF

As the seven-year lifespan of the Atlantic Fisheries Fund (AFF) comes to a close, program director Rob McDonald looks back at the achievements of the program and the future of the AFF. The AFF was conceived as a way to steer Canada’s seafood industry towards producing high-quality, value-added and sustainable-sourced products to meet an ever-growing market demand. The $400-million program, in which the federal government covered 70 per cent and the Atlantic provinces cover the other 30 ...