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Atlantic Fisheries Fund Investing $11.2 Million in Fishing Industry

There has been another joint spending announcement made by the federal and provincial governments.

A total contribution of $11.2 million is being invested in 36 fisheries-related projects.

Investments are being made in the areas of harvesting, processing, aquaculture, and Indigenous partnerships.

Harvesting – 28 projects for fish harvesters, supporting new equipment and innovative technologies.

Processing – Five projects targeting advancements in processing technologies, diversification and product quality improvements.

Aquaculture – Two projects enabling the adoption of new technology and processes to support sustainable development in the oyster and salmon sectors.

Indigenous partnerships – One project with the Nunatsiavut Government through the Torngat Joint Fisheries Board investing in Adaptive Remote Imaging Sonar technology to collect information about Arctic Char.


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