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Canada has opportunity to be a world leader in farmed seafood

Unfortunately, Canada has yet to fully capitalize on the aquaculture opportunity, or what many would assume to be our natural global leadership position.

OTTAWA—Canadians who frequent their local supermarket for seafood have almost certainly had a taste of the health and nutrition benefits of modern aquaculture. As a country we already produce some of the finest farmed salmon, trout, oysters and mussels. Not only that, Canada enjoys high value jobs and rural opportunities from the sector.

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Canada has opportunity to be a world leader in farmed seafood

Unfortunately, Canada has yet to fully capitalize on the aquaculture opportunity, or what many would assume to be our natural global leadership position.

OTTAWA—Canadians who frequent their local supermarket for seafood have almost certainly had a taste of the health and nutrition benefits of modern aquaculture. As a country we already produce some of the finest farmed salmon, trout, oysters and mussels. Not only that, Canada enjoys high value jobs and rural opportunities from the sector.

  

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Devon Jacobs, right, with Monte Solberg and Jim Armour at the 2012 Manning Networking Conference.

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Devon Jacobs with Liberal MP Scott Simms.

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Devon Jacobs with former colleague Jim Patrick, Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau and Liberal MP Mauril Belanger at the 2013 all-party party.

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Devon Jacobs, centre, with Conservative MPs (from left) Susan Truppe, Colin Carrie, Ted Opitz, Lynne Yelich and Eve Adams.

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