North Hastings Community Fish Hatchery is a community, volunteer based Hatchery with federal charitable status. The Hatchery is raising a locally adapted, unique genetic strain of lake trout. The Bancroft area lake trout are at the southern-most limit of their range. This unique genetic strain is of great significance.
The Canadian Aquaculture Industry Alliance (CAIA) is a national industry association, headquartered in Ottawa that represents the interests of Canadian aquaculture operators, feed companies and suppliers, as well as provincial finfish and shellfish aquaculture associations.