The BC Salmon Farmers Association in Canada -- whose members include major salmon producers such as Mowi, Grieg, and Cermaq--are blasting the Minister of Fisheries and Oceans Canada (DFO) for "proposing the further removal of salmon farms" ahead of a June deadline to release a draft of a public netpen transition plan.

Canada Department of Fisheries and Oceans timeline for creating framework for transition from salmon netpens

Phase 1 (Late July to September 2022)

Phase 1 focuses on information sharing and initial input on the framework through virtual workshops and online consultation.