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Farm-raised salmon is B.C.’s highest-valued agricultural export with almost $300-million in value exported each year. Salmon farming in B.C. provides 6,000 direct and indirect jobs while contributing over $800-million annually to the provincial economy.   For us, sustainable aquaculture is key to healthy oceans and strong local economies and we are committed to deliver further action and increased transparency.  B.C. aims to be the first region in the world to be certified by ‘Gold Standard’ environmental programs, conduct world-class research into the marine environment we work in, increase partnerships with First Nations, and solidify our sector’s transparency with stakeholders. Read more>