Category: <span>OAA</span>

Introducing new OAA president Marcia Chiasson
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Introducing new OAA president Marcia Chiasson

We are pleased to announce that Marcia Chiasson, Manager, Ontario Aquaculture Research Centre has taken the role of OAA president, for a one-year term. Dr. Marcia Chiasson is a biologist whose academic journey has been marked by a commitment to aquatic animal physiology and genetics. After obtaining her Bachelor of Science and Master of Science...

OAA welcomes David Seeley and Kana Upton to board of directors
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OAA welcomes David Seeley and Kana Upton to board of directors

The Ontario Aquaculture Association welcomes two new board members for two-year terms beginning April 1, 2024. David Seeley David Seeley is the Commercial Director for Skretting in North America.  He has held various positions with Nutreco over the past 25 years, the last 14 being in the Aquaculture segment. David is passionate about leadership and...

Ontario Aquaculture Conference 2024
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Ontario Aquaculture Conference 2024

  March 19 – 20    |    Fern Resort, Orillia Join fish farmers from Ontario and beyond for our best event yet. Learn about the latest and greatest in the industry, meet other farmers and suppliers, and feast on plenty of seafood! Presented by:   Conference Schedule Tuesday, March 19 3:00 – 5:00pm —...

January 1, 2024March 7, 2024 in OAA
Ginger Cove homeowners association implements ultrasonic algae removal (Sponsored)
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Ginger Cove homeowners association implements ultrasonic algae removal (Sponsored)

Sponsored article Residents impressed as Ginger Cove lake’s quality and clarity look better than it has in 40 years. Read the full case study. Located in Valley, Nebraska, Ginger Cove is a premier spring-fed, sand-bottom lake home community founded in 1966. Spanning nearly 100 acres of lake and 40 acres of greenspace, Ginger Cove also...

August 29, 2023August 29, 2023 in OAA
Ontario fish farmers thank Ford government for advancing aquaculture
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Ontario fish farmers thank Ford government for advancing aquaculture

July 10, 2023 — Minister Lisa Thompson (Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs) gathered with 75+ fish farmers today to open a new $4.5 million expansion at the Ontario Aquaculture Research Centre in Alma. The new Fish Quarantine Facility features a cutting-edge recirculating aquaculture system, teaching laboratories, and additional research space. It opens up new opportunities for...

July 10, 2023July 21, 2023 in OAA
Tour an Ontario fish farm for Local Food Week
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Tour an Ontario fish farm for Local Food Week

Join Kana Upton, manager and biologist at Aquacage Fisheries, for a fish farm tour for Local Food Week. Kana takes you on a exploration through the farm and explains how they feed, raise and care for their rainbow trout. You’ll take a ride out on the boat to see live feeding, underwater robots and discuss...

June 8, 2023June 8, 2023 in OAA
Ontario Farm-Raised Trout on Breakfast Television
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Ontario Farm-Raised Trout on Breakfast Television

Spotted: Our favourite fish ambassador Chef Raquel Fox on Breakfast Television making nachos with Ontario farm-raised rainbow trout! Chef Raquel featured Ontario farmed trout on the main stage at the Toronto Food & Drink Fest this past weekend, plus gave out samples to thousands of visitors! Thanks for being such a FINtastic fan of the...

April 4, 2023April 4, 2023 in OAA
Recap of the 2023 Ontario Aquaculture Association conference
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Recap of the 2023 Ontario Aquaculture Association conference

The Ontario Aquaculture Association welcomed over 175 fish farmers, suppliers, researchers and government officials for our first conference in four years. The two-day event at Fern Resort in Orillia included 32 presentations on a wide range of issues, along with plenty of fish tasting, social events and a new annual fish-wear competition. The conference also...

March 29, 2023April 4, 2023 in OAA
OAA welcomes new board member Nathan Kanasawe
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OAA welcomes new board member Nathan Kanasawe

The Ontario Aquaculture Association and its members welcomes new board member Nathan Kanasawe for a two-year term.   About Nathan Kanasawe Nathan Kanasawe is a second-generation fish farmer, Indigenous artist and transgender education activist. He manages Buzwah Fisheries, a fish farming operation located in the waters of Wikwemikong Unceded Territory on Manitoulin Island. Opened in...

March 29, 2023April 4, 2023 in OAA