- The program aims to reduce the potential negative environmental impact these industries may have on the aquatic ecosystem.
- Clean technology is any product, process, or service that reduces environmental impacts.
- This program focuses on existing technologies and practices, including those that may require changes or adaptations for use in the Canadian fishery and aquaculture sectors.
- The Fisheries and Aquaculture Clean Technology Adoption Program is part of a commitment in Budget 2016 of over $1 billion to support clean technology in Canada's natural resource sectors.
Source: Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Maritimes Region
Illustration Photo: The fishing boat "Autumn Joy" was unloading their catch of crab at the wharf. Cheticamp is a traditional Acadian fishing village situated along the Cabot Trail. It is between the highlands of Cape Breton Island and the Gulf of St. Lawrence. (credits: Dennis Jarvis / Flickr Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 2.0 Generic (CC BY-SA 2.0))