Canadian Federal Court Ruling: the Courts are Paying Attention to Science, Says NWAA

On April 22, Canada’s Federal Court ruled that the cancellation of fish farm leases in the Discovery Islands in British Columbia not only breached procedural fairness but also failed to follow the best available science as provided by nine separate Canadian government-commissioned studies.

Quebec’s First Commercial Urban Fish-Farming Company Sets Up Shop In Montreal

March 3, 2022 CBC News

The operation is based on the grounds of the Centrale agricole on Legendre Street, which includes other companies specializing in urban agriculture in the city.

Roxanne Nanninga Joins XpertSea as Chief Sustainability Officer

March 2, 2022 XpertSea

XpertSea, a Canadian company transforming how seafood is farmed and traded, has named Roxanne Nanninga its Chief Sustainability Officer. With this addition to its executive team, XpertSea deepens its commitment to sustainability as a core component of its strategy, by rewarding responsible farming practices and bringing more transparent, environmentally-conscious seafood to market.

Nordic Aquafarms Obtains Last Permit Needed For RAS Farm in Maine, but Hurdle Remains

Nordic Aquafarms announced Monday that it has been granted an Army Corps of Engineers permit and is now the first large-scale recirculating aquaculture system (RAS) in the state to have received all the permits it needs to proceed.

In Reversal, Army Corps to Accept Public Comment on Fish Farm Off Sarasota Coast

After mounting pressure from environmentalists, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announced this week that it will hold a public notice and comment period on a construction permit for the first finfish farm ever authorized in federal waters.