Nova Scotia Invests $25 Million In Cooke Aquaculture Fish Farm

SHELBURNE — It wasn’t only warm sunshine on the first full day of summer that put smiles on faces here Thursday.

Premier Darrell Dexter’s announcement that hundreds of new jobs would be coming to the Shelburne area and other parts of Nova Scotia had folks cheering.

Dexter’s government announced a $25-million investment to help Cooke Aquaculture grow in the province.

Cooke already employs 140 Nova Scotians.

“And with this investment, the company will create up to 400 new jobs,” Dexter told those invited to the announcement at the Shelburne Harbour Yacht Club.

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