The Alma Aquaculture Research Station (AARS) is a state-of-the-art aquaculture research and development facility which became fully operational in April of 1993. The facility is the backbone of the Fish Production Research Program providing up-scale systems for aquaculture researchers at the University of Guelph and other institutions. The AARS has supported over 135 research projects since its inception. The quarantine unit has successfully introduced Atlantic salmon and Arctic charr and new strains of spring-spawning rainbow trout to the Ontario aquaculture industry. In concert with the Aquaculture Centre , various education and training programs have been developed at the graduate, undergraduate, college, and high-school level and have been very well received
Fishing deal with China would settle maritime dispute Philippines
A joint fishing agreement reportedly being discussed between China and the Philippines is deemed a significant step forward in the relations between the two countries after an old maritime sovereignty dispute.