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Objective:

Implementation of the British Columbia Aquaculture Regulatory Program has resulted in streamlined regulatory processes and requirements for the aquaculture industry.

Target Audience:

Aquaculture industry

Start Date and End Date:

Implemented December 10, 2010; ongoing

Responsible Department or Agency:

Fisheries and Oceans Canada (DFO)

Partners:

N/A

Summary:

Implementation of the British Columbia Aquaculture Regulatory Program has significantly reduced the number of permits that an aquaculture operator in British Columbia will require. For example, for a finfish operator, permits are reduced by half—from six permits to three.

Link:

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For additional information, please contact:

Sharon Ford
Director, Stewardship
Aquaculture Management Directorate
Fisheries and Oceans Canada
Telephone: 613-990-1459
Email: Sharon.Ford@dfo-mpo.gc.ca