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Canadian government invests 1.2 million in aquaculture marketing initiatives rather than sustainable salmon farming technology

Tuesday, July 27th, 2010

Canada’s federal government announced an investment of 1.2 million taxpayer dollars towards aquaculture promotion including a “salmon public relations campaign.” This investment in image management is a testament to the widespread negative public opinion of the net-cage salmon farming industry, as well as an astonishing failure on the part of government to invest in real solutions that address the source of the industry’s declining reputation – unsustainable salmon farming practices. (more…)