Agriculture, Aquaculture and Fisheries, January 24, 2019 - Shippagan
Funding for fisheries sector projects
The provincial and federal governments are investing $1.9 million to help implement five innovative projects and new technologies in the fishing industry. The contribution comes from the Atlantic Fisheries Fund, which is funded by both governments and aims to increase opportunities and market value for sustainably sourced, high-quality fish and seafood products from Atlantic Canada. Participating in the announcement with representatives of companies receiving funding were (front row, from left): Tourism, Heritage and Culture Minister Robert Gauvin; Agriculture, Aquaculture and Fisheries Minister Ross Wetmore; and Acadie-Bathurst MP Serge Cormier.