New land-based fish farm proposed in Gold River, Vancouver Island


A new land-based steelhead fish farm is being proposed in Gold River at the site of a former pulp and paper mill that closed in the `90s.

Ushered by Gold River Aquafarms, the development project would be a “win” for the small Vancouver Island village, said Gold River Mayor Brad Unger.

“We haven’t had a major economic development push for a long time,” he said…