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Emera Media Statement: Cape Sharp Tidal update

August 13, 2018 HALIFAX, Nova Scotia – Earlier today, Emera formally notified OpenHydro and OpenHydro’s provisional liquidator (Grant Thornton) that we are withdrawing from our involvement in Cape Sharp Tidal, and we are in the process of examining our rights and obligations under our various commercial agreements with OpenHydro. Naval Energies essentially made the decision […]

by pmnationtalk on August 15, 201814 Views

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BR Surf Clam Reversal – CP

Source: The Canadian Press – Broadcast wire Aug 15, 2018  CONCEPTION BAY SOUTH, N.L. – The new federal fisheries minister has made his first visit to Newfoundland and Labrador following the cancellation of a controversial surf clam fishing license. The multimillion-dollar license was awarded to the Five Nations Clam Company and was supposed to offer 25 per […]

by ahnationtalk on August 15, 201812 Views

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NCC’s communal salmon fishery for southern Labrador closes today!

August 15, 2018 NCC’s communal salmon fishery for southern Labrador (Fish Cove Point to Cape Charles) closes today, August 15. All nets must be removed from the waters by 6:00 p.m. Please return your catch log and all unused tags to your nearest NCC office as soon as possible. NT5

by pmnationtalk on August 15, 201813 Views

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Nominations open for 2018 Nakummesuak Awards

The Nakummesuak Award was created by NCC and is given annually to individuals who have demonstrated outstanding support for NunatuKavut and its communities and have given unselfishly of their time and energy to make a difference. Nakummesuak” means “Thank you very much”or “A big acknowledgement.” Candidates must be nominated by an NCC member and would […]

by ahnationtalk on August 14, 201818 Views

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Regional Development Group to Further Showcase Island Experiences

From: Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency Government of Canada provides $24,900 for marketing and product development with Central Coastal Tourism Partnership August 14, 2018 – Cavendish, PE – Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency In 2017, Canadians welcomed a record of 20.8 million international visitors to our shores. The tourism industry is vibrant from coast to coast-to-coast, as […]

by ahnationtalk on August 14, 201814 Views

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Launch of the Introduction to Cannabis Legislation online training module for Canadian police officers

Halifax, NS – Tuesday, August 14, 2018 – Today, the RCMP, in partnership with the Canadian Association of Chiefs of Police (CACP) and the Canadian Police Knowledge Network (CPKN) are pleased to announce that the new online training on cannabis legislation is now available for all Canadian police officers, in both official languages. The announcement was made as […]

by ahnationtalk on August 14, 201814 Views

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NB Government: Review calls for an increased conservation area and more transparency and accountability of Crown forest management

14 August 2018 SAINT JOHN (GNB) – A review into the province’s forest management strategy calls for an increase of 150,000 hectares to Crown land conservation areas over five years. This action is one of several items included in the Department of Energy and Resource Development’s review of the previous forest management strategy. “We have […]

by ahnationtalk on August 14, 201811 Views

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Elsipogtog player with Titan brings Memorial Cup to First Nation community – CBC

Elijah Francis credits his success on Memorial Cup-winning hockey team to support back home Aug 14, 2018 The Elsipogtog First Nation community is celebrating one of its own. Elijah Francis was an offensive defender for the Acadie-Bathurst Titan when the team brought home the Memorial Cup this year after winning the championship game in Regina. […]

by ahnationtalk on August 14, 201815 Views

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Clam quota a good deal, says MP, but mayor still frustrated – CBC

The lucrative clam contract is causing problems for the Grand Bank area Aug 14, 2018 Controversy still surrounds the Arctic surf clam quota decision that has been reversed by the federal government. Initially it was Clearwater SeaFoods Ltd. that had the entire quota for the lucrative industry, but in February 25 per cent of the […]

by ahnationtalk on August 14, 201810 Views

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Atlantic Fisheries Fund provides $460,000 to Atlantic Canada Fish Farmers Association Inc. Contribution will help improve the sustainability of the fish and seafood sector

St. Andrews, New Brunswick — The Government of Canada and the Province of New Brunswick announced $460,000 to improve the effectiveness, quality and sustainability of the fish and seafood sector. The contribution derives from the $400 million Atlantic Fisheries Fund, jointly funded by the federal, provincial and territorial governments, focused on growing opportunities and increasing market […]

by pmnationtalk on August 14, 20188 Views

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