Fisheries and Oceans – February 25, 2014

In Committee from the Senate of Canada

Fisheries and Oceans – February 25, 2014

Fisheries Minister Gail Shea discusses the government’s measures to strengthen the aquaculture sector in Canada. The sector is the fastest growing food production sector worldwide and supplies approximately half of the global demand for fish and seafood. Aquaculture refers to the farming of fish, shellfish or aquatic plants in fresh or saltwater. Senior department officials David Bevan, Trevor Swerdfager and Dave Gillis respond to questions from committee members. (February 25, 2014)