Environment Canada recently approved U.S.-based AquaBounty to grow the salmon at its site about 74 kilometres east of Charlottetown.
Says the natural accumulation of sediment is expected to restore the salmon habitat.
Nova Scotia-based seafood company said it expects the purchase to double its salmon products sales in.
Dams create hydro power that’s worth up to $300M to BC.
Report urges state and local governments to plan ahead for a hotter future.
Conservationists says BC environmental assessment process is being bypassed.