MIRAMICHI, N.B.—Recently, the Senate Committee on Fisheries and Oceans reissued its report called An Ocean of Opportunities: Aquaculture in Canada with the gushing headline “Double aquaculture and reap billions,” (Sept. 19,2016). According to the committee’s press release, the Senate committee believes the industry is stymied from achieving this potential by a “hodgepodge of federal and provincial regulations,” no access to chemicals to treat massive sea lice infestations and prohibitions on some unnamed chemicals euphemistically called “feed additives.” Their solution? A new aquaculture act.
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