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The truth about salmon farming companies creating jobs in Nova Scotia

Farmed salmon production in Nova Scotia has increased from 1,120 mt in 1995 to 11,546 mt in 2017 (That is a 1000% increase). The number of people employed full-time in finfish aquaculture is about the same in 2017 (108) as in 1995 (100) and part-time employment has dropped 86% from 211 in 1995 to 46 in 2017.

Data from NS DFA’s own website.

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