Alliance March 2021 Newsletter[UNIQID]

Aquaculture Farm Assistance Program FAQ
*Free For Alliance Members*

What Is It?

Provides confidential, professional counselling services.

Who Qualifies?
Growers and their immediate family.

What Can It Help With?
A wide range of obstacles that affect your personal well-being and work performance. May include: work/family pressures, job stress, alcohol/drug dependency, or other conflict.

To access the FAQ, click here.

PEI Aquaculture Expanded Polystyrene (EPS) Replacement Program
Update: Final date for applications will be Monday November 30th.

The purpose of the PEI Aquaculture Expanded Polystyrene (EPS) Replacement Program is to assist the PEI shellfish aquaculture industry to replace, and dispose of, current, actively used EPS (“Styrofoam” ™) floatation with newer, environmentally friendly, hard plastic alternatives... More Details

COVID-19 Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) Toolkit for PEI Aquaculture Businesses
All Island businesses need to develop an operational plan during the COVID-19 pandemic.  This has been highlighted by the Provincial government (click here for more details).

The PEI Aquaculture Alliance has been hard at work on behalf of all our members, mussel, oyster and finfish farmers, and is happy to share this COVID-19 SOP ToolkitSi... More Details

Summary of Federal and Provincial Support Programs during COVID-19 Pandemic
We have produced a summary of the support programs that have been created to help deal with the COVID-19 pandemic.
If you have any questions on these programs please direct them to the program administrators. 

COVID-19 Business Programs Summary -

Please also see this information package on the programs a... More Details

Oyster Infrastructure and Training (OIT) Program
The purpose of Oyster Infrastructureand Training (OIT) Program is to assist oyster aquaculture operations to:
  1. Purchase  of  equipmentintended  to address  labour shortages  through  increased  product  handlingcapabilities,expand oyster seed rearing capacity,enhancetraceability and record keeping,orimprovethe maintenance of product quality ... More Details


PEIAA Annual General Meeting

March 31st, 1pm-4pm (Registration open at 12pm)

18 Queen Street, Charlottetown
Delta Hotels

Space is restricted due to COVID-19 protocols.

This is a Members Only event and pre-registration is required for admittance.

Email to or call 902-368-2757

Cultured Mussel Growers Annual General Meeting
Cultured Mussel Growers AGM

March 3rd, 10am-1pm 

420 University Avenue, Charlottetown
Farm Centre- Room 105-107
Space is restricted due to COVID-19 Protocols.
This is a Members Only event  and pre-registration is required for admittance.
E-mail to or call 902-368-2757