Thursday, April 21, 2011

Canada supporting the expansion of aquaculture

Canada's new survey reveals the majority of Canadians support national legislation to govern and enable the growth of our aquaculture industry. Conducted from April 7 - 14, 2011, the survey found that eight in ten Canadians (81 percent) either strongly support (40 percent) or somewhat support (41 percent) a national Aquaculture Act. Only four percent oppose national legislation.

Even in British Columbia where campaigns opposing aquaculture are most active, 79 percent of respondents either strongly or somewhat support the development of an Aquaculture Act. More than six in ten Canadians indicated support for national legislation, saying the country needs national standards for the industry (69 percent) and a framework for industry growth (60 percent). Read more ...

This blog is written by Martin Little The Aquaculturists, published and supported by the International Aquafeed Magazine from Perendale Publishers

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