Aquaculture Review Board

The Nova Scotia Aquaculture Review Board is an independent decision making body with a mandate to decide on aquaculture applications in marine areas for new sites, expansions to existing sites and the addition of finfish species to sites not currently approved to produce finfish.


UPCOMING: Public hearing on applications by Kelly Cove Salmon Ltd.

Applications have been made by KELLY COVE SALMON LTD. for a BOUNDARY AMENDMENT and TWO NEW MARINE FINFISH AQUACULTURE LICENSES and LEASES for the cultivation of ATLANTIC SALMON (Salmo salar) - AQ#1205x, AQ#1432, AQ#1433  in LIVERPOOL BAY, QUEENS COUNTY.

February 20, 2024 UPDATE: The hearing scheduled for March 4-8, 2024, in Liverpool, has been adjourned until further notice. New dates will be announced here once these have been determined by the Board. The link to register for the livestreaming of the hearing has been temporarily deactivated until dates have been set. 



View the list of Decisions issued by the Aquaculture Review Board.

How To Participate

Rules and regulations for public participation in matters brought before the Aquaculture Review Board.