Category: OAA

Ontario aquaculture industry releases research priorities
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Ontario aquaculture industry releases research priorities

On February 1, 2019, the Ontario Aquaculture Association and the Livestock Research Innovation Corporation (LRIC) brought together more than 40 people from across Ontario to define research priorities for the province’s farmed fish and shrimp sector. Participants included farmers, suppliers, researchers, non-profit representatives, and government champions from across Ontario and beyond. Throughout the day, they...

June 3, 2019June 3, 2019 in OAA
Cole-Munro and OAA donate a tonne of trout to Spring Food Drive
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Cole-Munro and OAA donate a tonne of trout to Spring Food Drive

Cole-Munro Foods and the Ontario Aquaculture Association donated 1,100 pounds of Ontario rainbow trout to the annual Ontario Public Service Spring Food Drive. That’s nearly $10,000 worth of trout that’ll make for 44,000 brain-healthy meals for Ontario families and people in need. The event took place on Thursday, April 25 in support of the Daily...

Ontario fish and shrimp farmers exempt from carbon tax on fuels
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Ontario fish and shrimp farmers exempt from carbon tax on fuels

The Canadian government’s new carbon pollution program exempts Canadian aquaculture producers from fuel taxes. Starting in April 2019, the federal carbon pollution pricing system adds a charge to everyday fuels for fuel delivered in Ontario for air, marine, rail and road use.   All Ontario farmers — including fish and shrimp farmers — are eligible to receive an exemption from the fuel charge for fuels (gasoline and light...

OAA welcomes new board member Dr. Marcia Chiasson
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OAA welcomes new board member Dr. Marcia Chiasson

The Ontario Aquaculture Association welcomes our newest board member, Dr. Marcia Chiasson, Manager, Alma Aquaculture Research Station, for a two-year term beginning April 1, 2019. Earning both a Bachelor of Science and Master of Science degree in Biology at the University of New Brunswick focused in aquatic animal physiology, Marcia then completed a Doctor of...

April 8, 2019April 8, 2019 in OAA
Minister of Natural Resources and Forestry John Yakabuski speaking about Ontario aquaculture
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Minister of Natural Resources and Forestry John Yakabuski speaking about Ontario aquaculture

The Hon. John Yakabuski, Ontario Minister of Natural Resources and Forestry offered this greeting to 120+ Ontario fish and shrimp growers at the annual Ontario Aquaculture Association conference in Collingwood in April 2019. Transcript: I’m John Yakabuski, the Minister of Natural Resources and Forestry and I want to bring greetings to your annual general meeting...

April 5, 2019April 8, 2019 in OAA
Unveiling this year’s industry tours – OAA Conference & AGM
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Unveiling this year’s industry tours – OAA Conference & AGM

April 2, 2019 The Ontario Aquaculture Association invites you to stop by two of Ontario’s largest hatcheries on your way to the 2019 OAA conference! Chatsworth Fish Culture StationRun by the Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry, this fish culture station raises more than one million brown trout, brook trout, lake trout, and bloaters...

March 4, 2019April 8, 2019 in OAA