Government of Canada proclaims over $5M in neat tech funding for British Columbia Fisheries and Aquaculture Projects

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Lately, the Member of Parliament for Burnaby North—Seymour and Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Flee Guard, Terry Beech, on behalf of the Minister, the Honourable Bernadette Jordan, introduced funding of over $5.4 million from the Fisheries and Aquaculture Beautiful Know-how Adoption Program to beef up 36 initiatives that are contributing to neat financial remark in British Columbia. The Province of British Columbia also introduced a contribution of extra than $785,000 in funding in the direction of these initiatives.

April 7, 2021

Vancouver, British Columbia – Bettering the environmental sustainability of our seafood sectors whereas ensuring they proceed to be aggressive available in the market is a shared procedure of British Columbians. The Government of Canada is committed to supporting that procedure through focused investments in new expertise. These are solutions that will reduction the sector turn into cleaner, greener and extra sustainable.

Lately, the Member of Parliament for Burnaby North—Seymour and Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Flee Guard, Terry Beech, on behalf of the Minister, the Honourable Bernadette Jordan, introduced funding of over $5.4 million from the Fisheries and Aquaculture Beautiful Know-how Adoption Program to beef up 36 initiatives that are contributing to neat financial remark in British Columbia. The Province of British Columbia also introduced a contribution of extra than $785,000 in funding in the direction of these initiatives.

The Fisheries and Aquaculture Beautiful Know-how Adoption program is a $20-million program (2017-21) that affords funding to support businesses incorporate neat technologies into their day-to-day operations. It’s far meant to wobble up the utilization of extra sustainable and atmosphere pleasant instruments, practices and solutions.

By supporting our business fisheries and aquaculture sectors’ funding in neat technologies, the Government of Canada is ensuring the continued remark of a healthy and sustainable blue financial system. These sectors contribute roughly $4.5 billion every year in putrid domestic product and provide thousands of jobs across our country — many in Indigenous, rural and coastal communities. Within the heart of the pandemic, these investments maintain helped make stronger Canadians’ entry to fish and shellfish food sources by supporting the minute and medium sized-businesses that are the bedrock of the fish and seafood industry.

The 36 initiatives for which funding is introduced on the present time are helping fisheries and aquaculture businesses adopt greener practices that will beef up shatter/wastewater therapy companies and products, assemble larger energy effectivity, assemble extra reliance on inexperienced energy such as photo voltaic, beef up sonar, lower reliance on Styrofoam and carve gas consumption and carbon dioxide emissions.

“As we work to make stronger Canada’s blue financial system, sustainability must underpin all our investments and actions. Via the Fisheries and Aquaculture Beautiful Know-how Adoption Program, we’re helping our partners in British Columbia put into effect extra sustainable practices, and therefore turn into extra aggressive of their markets. These are staunch, prolonged-period of time investments that will reduction Canada’s seafood sector utilize extra of us and generate extra earnings for decades to return.”  

The Honourable Bernadette Jordan, Minister of Fisheries, Oceans, and the Canadian Flee Guard

“British Columbia’s fisheries and aquaculture sectors present thousands of staunch heart-class jobs, many of that are in our coastal, rural, and Indigenous communities. With investments throughout the Fisheries and Aquaculture Beautiful Know-how Adoption Program, our authorities is working with industry to assemble clear their industry is as sustainable and productive. That’s how we can ensure our fisheries and aquaculture sectors will proceed to develop and generate staunch jobs and world-class seafood for the prolonged-period of time.” 

Terry Beech, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Flee Guard, Member of Parliament for Burnaby North—Seymour

“The Fisheries and Aquaculture Beautiful Know-how Adoption Program helps B.C. family-owned businesses carve their environmental footprint whereas selling a neat coastal financial system. The initiatives introduced on the present time will reduction wild fisheries and aquaculture operations in our province adopt greener practices that will beef up energy effectivity whereas reducing their environmental impact.”

Fin Donnelly, Parliamentary Secretary for Fisheries and Aquaculture, Province of British Columbia

Jane Deeks

Press Secretary 

Situation of business of the Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Flee Guard

343-550-9594

Jane.Deeks@dfo-mpo.gc.ca

Alexander Cohen

Press Secretary 

Situation of business of the Minister of Economic Vogue and Reliable Languages

alexander.cohen@canada.ca