Canada extends deadline for British Columbia salmon farms to transition away from netpens

The salmon industry was quick to criticize the five-year extension as unworkable.

Canada Fisheries Minister Diane Lebouthillier is overseeing the country's transition from netpen salmon farming in British Columbia.
Canada Fisheries Minister Diane Lebouthillier is overseeing the country's transition from netpen salmon farming in British Columbia.Photo: Diane Lebouthillier
Published 19 June 2024, 20:13Updated 20 June 2024, 15:08