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How Much are Atlantic Salmon Worth to You?

News from the Atlantic Salmon Federation

Wide media interest in economic study on wild Atlantic Salmon
The release of the detailed independent study conducted by Gardner Pinfold Consulting Economists Ltd. of Halifax has made a strong impression in the media across Eastern Canada. The stories add new perspectives to these wild salmon having a value of $255 million per year and supporting nearly 4,000 full-time equivalent jobs. Read more:

New Brunswick - with impact of Miramichi salmon

Newfoundland, as reported in the Western Star

Nova Scotia, where the CBC article generated many comments

Prince Edward Island - interesting interview from the Guardian

Quebec - Examines provincial value, and Restigouche (YouTube, French)

The full economic study and other documents are available at

The ATLANTIC SALMON JOURNAL (ASJ) covers the report and other bases.
The WINTER issue of the ASJ offers stories covering the world of Atlantic Salmon, and four articles are online to read. Go to:

Among these articles:
Sue Scott writes about the economic report and its importance.

Martin Silverstone, ASJ editor, details a trip to Iceland, assisting the making of a documentary on what is happening to Atlantic salmon at sea.

It is easy to sign up to receive the four issues each year of the ASJ. Go to:

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