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Atlantic Science Enterprise Centre

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The Moncton Atlantic Science Enterprise Centre (ASEC) is a multi-disciplinary science facility being redeveloped on the site of the Gulf Fisheries Centre, integrating key heritage elements of the existing structure.


FACTAP funding for projects in British Columbia

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The Fisheries and Aquaculture Clean Technologies Adoption Program is a federal initiative encouraging the adoption of green technologies in the fishing and aquaculture industry. The program provides $20 million over four years to help businesses adopt new, clean technologies into their operations.


About contaminants research funding

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On March 29, 2021, Fisheries and Oceans Canada announced $1,185,144 in funding for three contaminants research projects that will take place on the West Coast. Information about these projects including recipients, objectives, and funding amounts can be found in the table below.


About contaminants research funding

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On March 29, 2021, Fisheries and Oceans Canada announced $658,026 funding for contaminants research projects that will take place in the Ontario and Prairies Region. Information about these projects including recipients, objectives, and funding amounts can be found in the table below.


About contaminants research funding

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On March 29, 2021, Fisheries and Oceans Canada announced $448,201 in funding for two contaminants research projects that will take place in Quebec. Information about these projects including recipients, objectives, and funding amounts can be found in the table below.


About contaminants research funding

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On March 29, 2021, Fisheries and Oceans Canada announced $600,000 in funding for a contaminants research project that will take place on the East Coast. Information about this project including recipient, objective, and funding amount can be found in the table below.


About contaminants research funding

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Fisheries and Oceans Canada (DFO) supports external research on the biological effects of contaminants on aquatic organisms. Priority research areas include:


Information on the disposal of moss balls

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In Canada, invasive Zebra and/or Quagga Mussels have recently been found in moss ball products, a type of aquarium plant product made of green algae. At this time, there have been confirmed reports of infected moss balls in British Columbia, Northwest Territories, New Brunswick, Ontario, Quebec, Nova Scotia, Alberta, and Saskatchewan.


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