Mitsubishi Subsidiary Hopes to Build Salmon Farms in Nova Scotia

HALIFAX — A subsidiary of Japan’s giant Mitsubishi Corporation has unveiled an ambitious proposal to build salmon farms in Nova Scotia.

The provincial government has granted Cermaq Canada four options to lease sites in the Chedabucto Bay region along the eastern shore, and in the St. Mary’s region south of Digby.

The British Columbia-based company said Wednesday it will now conduct feasibility studies as well as extensive public consultations in Nova Scotia.

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