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Aquaculture research labs in BC to receive $6M in repairs


Nanaimo, BC – $6 million in funding over the next two years has been allocated by the federal government to repair and provide infrastructure upgrades at the Pacific Biological Station in Nanaimo and the Center for Aquaculture and Environmental Research in West Vancouver.

Funding includes $5,302,000 to the Pacific Biological Station for building and roof repairs and upgrades and $642,000 for building repairs and upgrades to the Center for Aquaculture and Environmental Research.

The Pacific Biological Station is the oldest fisheries research centre on the Pacific coast. The Center for Aquaculture and Environmental Research is a specialized centre for aquaculture and coastal research co-founded by Fisheries and Oceans Canada and the University of British Columbia.