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Island Aquaculture could have an Economic Impact that can be Measured in Billions


Seaweed Aquaculture is Here!

Commercial development of this carbon negative product has promised to positively transform remote, coastal and First Nation economic opportunities. At the same time, salmon Aquaculture is positioned to play a significant role in COVID-19 economic recovery.

Although there are still barriers that we must we overcome, the potential justifies our attention and the attention of all British Columbians.

Join a panel of experts at the virtual State of the Island Economic Summit, taking place October 27th to 29th, for our session on ‘Seaweed and Finfish Aquaculture’:


• Bruce Williams, CEO, Greater Victoria Chamber of Commerce


• Bill Collins, Chairman, Cascadia Seaweed Corporation

• John Paul Fraser, Executive Director, BC Salmon Farmers Association

• Jennifer Woodland, Chair, Canadian Aquaculture Industry Alliance, CEO, Nuu-chah-nulth Seafood LP

Thank you to the BC Salmon Farmers Association for sponsoring this session!


Kendra MacDonald Keynotes Summit

In her plenary session at the Summit, Kendra MacDonald, CEO of Canada’s Ocean Supercluster, will demonstrate the momentum that is building as Canada’s Ocean Supercluster helps drive unprecedented multi-sector collaboration, engagement across the country and internationally, and new economic activity and industry investment. Don’t miss it! See the full Summit agenda here.


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