Consumer News

  • PEI Aquaculture Alliance Shoreline Beach Clean-up, June 25-27, 2015

    (Charlottetown, PE, June 23, 2015) - The PEI Aquaculture Alliance, in partnership with PEI Watershed groups, the Nature Conservancy of Canada, Island Waste Management Corporation, the Departments of Agriculture and Fisheries and Communities, Land and Environment is taking a proactive approach to cleaning up the Island’s beaches and waterways by organizing a Shoreline Beach Clean-up, June 25-27, 2015. 

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  • 2nd Annual PEI Aquaculture Alliance Beach Shoreline Cleanup

    (Charlottetown, PE, June 2, 2015) - The PEI Aquaculture Alliance is again leading an effort to clean the shorelines in bays and estuaries throughout the province of debris where aquaculture is practised from June 26-27, 2015. Read More >
  • The PEI Aquaculture Alliance welcomes The Honourable J. Alan McIsaac as Minister of Agriculture and Fisheries

    (Charlottetown, PE, May 22, 2015) - The PEI Aquaculture Alliance is pleased to welcome the Honourable J. Alan McIsaac as Prince Edward Island’s Minister of Agriculture and Fisheries.Read More >
  • Points East Coastal Drive is The Blue Mussel Coast!

    July 1, 2014  Mussel Mania is happening in eastern PEI. All restaurants in the region have been invited to participate in this culinary event by adding a signature mussel dish to their menu for guests to enjoy throughout the season. 

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  • Climate Change and Aquaculture

    One of the keys to the success of our aquaculture industry is the open environment it operates in.  Combined with enabling climatic conditions, our members recognize their success is directly connected to the health of this environment.

    The condition of our water, land and air are all important contributors to our mission to successfully grow sustainable seafood. In that spirit, the PEI Aquaculture Alliance was delighted to partner with the University of Prince Edward Island and the PEI Department of Environment, Labor and Justice in co-hosting this Climate Change and Aquaculture Symposium; whichtook place on March 11th at UPEI.  The event was a tremendous success, and we want to thank everyone who participated.

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Industry News

  • PEIAA Annual Golf Tournament

    Think you have what takes to win?  Enter your team today.

    There will be plenty of food, fun, prizes and networking opportunities  for all.  Register early as space is limited. See you on the course!

    PEIAA Annual Golf Tournament

    February 23 - 25, 2015 -- REGISTER TODAY

    Delta Prince Edward Hotel & Convention Centre, Charlottetown, PEI

    Program presentation srae now availbale online, please download the attached pdf for links to each presentation.



  • 2015 Oyster Grower of the Year

    The sixth year of the Oyster Grower contest which highlights the wonderful oysters being grown on Island oyster farms.

    Prizes: 1st $1500, 2nd $750, 3rd $500.

    Download, complete and submit the attached rules and registration sheet to enter

    2015 Oyster Grower of the Year

  • 2015 Tie One On

    If you think you are the best, challenge yourself against the best in the industry in the art of tying buoys and socks! The contest will be held Saturday September 19, 2014, beginning at 11:00 a.m.

    Prizes: 1st $1500, 2nd $750, 3rd $500

    Download, complete and submit the attached rules and registration sheet to enter
    2015 Tie One On
  • Coming to Terms with MSX and Dermo

    The U.S. Experience with Oyster Diseases, and the Bright Future for Oysters in Eastern North America

    A presentation from Dr. Ryan Carnegie of the Virginia Institute of Marine Science; covering

    • Background on the major parasites and history of their impact in the US
    • Strategies that have led to rapid industry growth despite the presence of the diseases
    • Followed by Q&A and discussion regarding development of PEI Oyster Biosecurity Plan
    With funding support from Canada Excellence Research Chairs (CERC) in partnership with the PEI Aquaculture Alliance and the University of PEI

    Coming to Terms with MSX and Dermo
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