The Canadian Press

2015-07-30 | Aquaculture Report

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A Senate report on Canada's one-billion-dollar aquaculture industry is recommending the creation of a national database that would offer the public access to information about every aquaculture operator in the country. The report also calls for a new Aquaculture Act and more research on the use of pesticides. Sue Scott of the Atlantic Salmon Federation says more research is not what the industry needs. (Conservation groups like the Atlantic Salmon Federation say the report's call for a new Aquaculture Act has been a long-standing request from the industry, which critics say could lead to less protection for wild fish.)

Date: 2015-07-30
Placeline: HALIFAX.
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 14 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << we know what the impact on other species are but we cannot wait years for research to give us the data and then be implemented >>


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