With its resilient and innovative agri-tech and agri-food ecosystem, London contributes to Ontario’s food security and economic stability. The Government of Canada is committed to supporting the growth of this key sector by providing businesses the resources they need to accelerate their ability to bring new agri-food innovations to market, while creating good jobs and helping the region recover from the impacts of the pandemic.
Canada’s fisheries are the backbone of many coastal communities and a driving force in our national economy. The seafood sector is a rapidly shifting environment – competition is intensifying, consumers are looking for sustainability and quality. That is why the Government of Canada and the Province of Prince Edward Island are making strategic investments in the Island’s fish and seafood sector through the Atlantic Fisheries Fund.
Since its creation over 50 years ago, the Freshwater Fish Marketing Corporation (FFMC) has played an important role in the lives of inland fish harvesters, including those in remote and northern Indigenous communities.