Feds’ proposed aquaculture regulations delayed over ‘logistical challenges,’ expected next month

Fish farmers are expecting good news in the upcoming federal aquaculture activities regulations to be released in August, while conservationists fear the government is prioritizing industry over wild salmon stocks.

Fisheries Minister Gail Shea, pictured in this file photo at the House Fisheries Committee with David Balfour, senior assistant deputy minister at Fisheries and Oceans. The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright

By Denis Calnan

PUBLISHED :Monday, July 28, 2014 12:30 AM

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