SEND A LETTER!

Letters work. Write your MLA and Premier McNeil, and be sure to copy the Minister of Fisheries & Aquaculture and the Minister of Fisheries and Oceans.


For your convenience the emails for government officials are easy to copy from the blue boxes below. 
Full contact information is detailed at the bottom of this page.

WHAT DO I INCLUDE IN MY LETTER?

 

1. Opening sentence - state why this is important to you personally


2. Highlight your concerns such as some, or all, of these key issues:
 

  • pollution (feces, antibiotics, anti lice etc - see dirty dozen)

  • conflict of use with residences, recreational use - boating, beaches, etc.

  • impact on lobster and lobster fishers

  • degradation of tourism offering (our ocean playground and water based experiences)

  • risk of die offs and escapes that continue regardless of efforts to mitigate these

  • other aspects that concern you personally - see resources for more information
     

3. Encourage a positive way forward for Nova Scotia through land based aquaculture that is available from our own local company, .... and other companies that are emerging around the world.

4. Closing comments - Open Pen fish farms have a detrimental impact with minimal economic benefit.

 

CONTACT INFORMATION

MLAs:

Provincial Government

 

Premier Stephen McNeil

Office of the Premier
7th Floor, One Government Place
1700 Granville Street
Halifax, NS
B3J 1X5

P.O. Box 726
Halifax, NS
B3J 2T3

Phone: (902) 424-6600
PREMIER@novascotia.ca

 

Hon. Keith Colwell

Minister of Fisheries and Aquaculture

P.O. Box 2223
Halifax, Nova Scotia
B3J 3C4

(902) 424-8953
min_dfa@gov.ns.ca

MLA's:

 

Hugh MacKay, MLA

Chester-St. Margaret’s

209-9977 St. Margaret's Bay Road

Hubbards, NS
B0J 1T0

(902) 826-0222
info@hughmackay.ca

Suzanne Lohnes-Croft, MLA

Lunenburg

125A Cornwall Road
Blockhouse, NS
B0J 1E0

(902) 531-3095
lunenburgmla@eastlink.ca

Mark Furey, MLA

Lunenburg West

425 King Street

Bridgewater, NS

B4V 1B1

(902) 5303883

markfurey.mla@eastlink.ca

Federal Government

 

Hon. Bernadette Jordan

Minister of Fisheries and Oceans

129 Aberdeen Road, Suite 106
Bridgewater, NS
B4V 2S7

Phone: (902) 527-5655

min@dfo-mpo.gc.ca

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