Recent News

January 2018

Connecting Coastal Classrooms to Ocean Science Technology

Significant Investments to Improve Internet Access in Newfoundland and Labrador

September 2017

Cabinet Committee on Jobs releases: The Way Forward – Aquaculture Sector Work Plan

Industry and Government Partnering to Realize the Potential of Sustainable Aquaculture Growth

May 2017

Minister Byrne Announces Funding for the Newfoundland Aquaculture Industry Association

Unprecedented Partnerships with Industry to Drive Jobs and Growth in Newfoundland and Labrador

April 2017

Provincial Government Announces Funding for Regional Aquaculture Centre in the Coast of Bays region

March 2017

NL Aquaculture Industry Surpasses Quarter of a Billion in 2016

Fisheries & Land Resources Seafood Industry Year in Review 2016

MI Partners with Industry to Introduce New Technical Certificate Aquaculture Management

December 2016

Marine Harvest to Establish Operations in Newfoundland and Labrador

Northern Harvest Sea Farms Announces Significant Expansion in Province 

November 2016

Premier Officially Launches The Way Forward: A vision for sustainability and growth in NL

September 2016

Press Release: St. John’s to Host the Largest Aquaculture Conference in Recent History

July 2016

NAIA Accepting Nominations for Aquaculturist of Year 2016

May 2016

Fisheries and Oceans Canada to hire 135 scientists

April 2016

NAIA Press Release: Budget 2016

Restoring Fiscal Confidence and Accountability Through Budget 2016

NAIA Announces 4th Annual Scholarship

March 2016

NAIA Press Release: A Viable Marine Atlantic: Its a Constitutional Right

N.L. Seafood Producers Tout Local Products at Renowned Boston Expo

Seafood Expo North America Highlights Province’s Seafood Industry

Supporting Global Success for the Provincial Seafood Industry

September 2015

Fostering Ingenuity Through Innovation in Research

Seizing Economic Growth and Diversification Opportunities

August 2015

Ross Butler CEO Announcement

July 2015

Supporting a Strong and Sustainable Aquaculture Industry

May 2015

NAIA Announces its 3rd Annual Scholarship Competition 2015

Northern Harvest Sea Farms to Receive $8.15 Million to Expand Operations

March 2015

Government Releases Seafood Industry Year in Review

ISFA Releases 1st Ever Socio-Economic Impact Salmon Farming Report-March 2015

February 2015

Encouraging Economic Diversity Through Strategic Investments

January 2015

2015 Marine Debris and AIS Calendar in partnership with the Coastal Planning Committee

Fisheries and Aquaculture – New Report Outlines Positive Impact of Aquaculture on Provincial Economy

December 2014

Northern Harvest Group Gains 4 Star BAP Certification

November 2014

Supporting Best Practices and Sustainability in Aquaculture

Helping Industry Pursue Export Opportunities

October 2014

Promoting Aquaculture Products at Home and Abroad

August 2014

Investing in Technology to Advance the Aquaculture Industry

Promoting Aquaculture Products at Home and Abroad

July 2014

Aquaculture Industry Supported Through Strategic Investments

Aquaculture Statistics Now Available on Provincial Government Website

New Aquaculture Wharf in Milltown Made Possible with $4 Million Investment

April 2014

NAIA Press Release: Aquaculture Industry Welcomes Enhanced Broadband

Green Seafoods Ltd. Achieves BAP Processing Plant Certification and Canadian Organic Certification for Cultivated Mussels

March 2014

Newfoundland’s Aquaculture Industry Preparing for Increased World Demand while Planning Better Protection for Our Oceans

February 2014

Vision 2018: Sustainable Aquaculture Development – A Summary of What We Heard

January 2014

NAIA Press Release – Norlantic Processors First to Achieve BAP Processing Plant

Growth in Provincial Aquaculture Supports Long-Term Prosperity for Rural Communities

December 2013

Shell FC NR Cycle 5 – NEWS RELEASE – Dec 13

November 2013

FAO Highlights Importance of Canadian Aquaculture to Global Food Security and Hunger Alleviation

October 2013

Premier Announces Changes to Cabinet

September 2013

Additional Funding Bolsters Aquaculture Promotion

June 2013

New Mussel Marketing Campaign Supported by Provincial Government


May 2013

NAIA Announces Post-Secondary Scholarship Essay Competition
NAIA Needs Your Vote for a Marine Debris and AIS Campaign
Province’s Blue Mussels Positioned to Become Leading Product on Global Seafood Market

February 2013

NL Mussel Producers the First and Only to Receive Organic Aquaculture Certification in North America


January 2013

Annual Fisheries and Aquaculture Scholarship Winner Announced

December 2012

CFIA Confirms a New Case of ISA at Aquaculture Site

October 2012

Skretting Feed Plants are First in North America to Receive Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP) Certification

September 2012

New Funding Supports Barry Group to Explore New Seafood Marketing Opportunities

August 2012

The Government of Canada Supports Sustainable Aquaculture Development in Newfoundland

July 2012

ISA Fact Sheet July 2012

June  2012

Budget 2012 Investment Continues Strong Commitment to Fisheries Ecosystems Research Amendments to Legislation Aim to Modernize and Enhance Operation and Oversight of Aquaculture Industry

May 2012

NL Department of Fisheries & Aquaculture Scholarship Fund Now Available
Contract Awarded for Construction of a New Aquaculture Wharf in Harbour Breton
Burin Peninsula Aquaculture Research

April 2012

Feds Supporting Local Aquaculture Companies
BAP Designates First ‘Two-star’ Salmon Outfit

February 2012

Record Year for Aquaculture in the Province

January 5, 2012

Funding Supports Future Growth of Aquaculture Industry

October 28, 2011

Premier Dunderdale Appoints New Cabinet
Minister Awards Fourth Annual Fisheries and Aquaculture Scholarship

September 29, 2011

NAIA 2011 Showcase
NL Aqua Services World Leader in Net Cleaning
Farmed salmon is good for you! Eat up! – Part 2
Farmed salmon is good for you! Eat up! Women in Aquaculture – Part 6

August 31, 2011

Women in Aquaculture – Part 5
Women in Aquaculture – Part 4
Women in Aquaculture – Part 3
Government of Canada Partners with Aquaculture Industry Association in Mission to Norway
Canada Government Supports Aquaculture Projects
Aquaculture Brings New Life to Small Town Campaign Launched
Dr. Whelan excited about Centre for Aquaculture Health and Development

July 28, 2011

Women in Aquaculture – Part 2
“They Stayed the Course”
Aquaculture’s Come a Long Way
Plenty of Work to be Had on Fish Farms
Fish Farm Supporters Reel in Members
The South Coast is Hitting Pay Dirt with Growing Aquaculture
Cooke Aquaculture Celebrates 25 Years
Industry Applauds Provincial Investment in Support of NL’s Aquaculture Sector
Premier Opens New Aquaculture Centre in St. Alban’s
Premier Opens New Aquaculture Wharves in Hermitage-Sandyville and Pool’s Cove
Positive Outlook for Provincial Labour Market
Women in Aquaculture – Part 1 Canadians Should Eat Seafood More Often


June 10, 2011

Canadian Women Claiming Their Place in Aquaculture
Gray Aqua Group Ltd. Purchased Processing Plant in Hermitage NL
Cold Ocean Salmon Purchases NL Farming Operations From Industry Pioneer
Canadians Not Getting Recommended Seafood Intake (CAIA)
Investments Support a Rapidly Growing Aquaculture Industry
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