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Northern Pulp Now Has Terms of Reference for Focus Report

The Department of Environment provided Northern Pulp with the terms of reference for its focus report today, April 23. Environment Minister Margaret Miller is requiring the report as part of the environmental assessment process for the company’s proposed effluent treatment facility project. “We require more information to properly assess the project’s impacts on the environment,” […]

by ahnationtalk on April 24, 201937 Views

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Eskasoni woman accepts new position with Nova Scotia Native Women’s Association – Cape Breton Post

SYDNEY, N.S. — Karen Bernard started her new position at the Nova Scotia Native Women’s Association on Tuesday. The Eskasoni First Nation woman is the new Sexual Violence Prevention Coordinator and will be working in all 13 Mi’kmaq communities in Nova Scotia. “I’m excited. I feel like I’m where I need to be,” Bernard said […]

by ahnationtalk on April 18, 201933 Views

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Governments of Canada and Newfoundland and Labrador launch Regional Assessment of Offshore Oil and Gas Exploratory Drilling

From: Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency April 15, 2019 — Ottawa — Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency The Government of Canada is working to protect the environment, support economic growth, and help create jobs for Canadians. Canadians can count on the government to work with provinces and territories to achieve the sustainable growth we need for a […]

by ahnationtalk on April 15, 201947 Views

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Nova Scotia Legislature Approves Removal of Legislative Restriction on Non-Canadian Resident Ownership of Emera Shares

HALIFAX, Nova Scotia—- Late on Thursday, April 11, 2019, the Nova Scotia Legislature passed Bill 135, amending the NS Power Privatization Act (1992) and the NS Power Reorganization Act (1998). These amendments were introduced by the Government of Nova Scotia on April 3, 2019. Upon receipt of Royal Assent, Bill 135 removes the legislative restriction […]

by ahnationtalk on April 12, 201952 Views

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Feds, province funding aquaculture certification for Indigenous fish farm – Cape Breton Post

SYDNEY, N.S. — A growing Indigenous fish processing facility that includes a hatchery and grow out site has received government funding to support certification and to increase its access to international markets. The We’koqma’q First Nation in Inverness County officially took over the fish processing facility in 2015. At the time, it employed eight people […]

by ahnationtalk on April 12, 201942 Views

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Pair killed in Antigonish Co. workplace incident – 101.5FM The Hawk

April 09, 2019 Two people are dead after their boat capsized in Antigonish Co. Officials with the Paqtnkek Mi’kmaw Nation say the two young men died when the oyster boat they were working on capsized Monday afternoon. They say a third crew member survived. RCMP, paramedics, volunteer firefighters and a helicopter all responded to help […]

by ahnationtalk on April 9, 201921 Views

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Conne River opens Indigenous-owned cannabis store after green light from community – CBC

The Cannabis Boutique in the Miawpukek First Nation opened Thursday to a crush of customers Apr 05, 2019 The Miawpukek First Nation is celebrating the opening of its Cannabis Boutique, which it says is the first Indigenous-owned and -operated marijuana store in Newfoundland. The shop survived a crush of customers Thursday after opening at noon. […]

by ahnationtalk on April 5, 201962 Views

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Emera Welcomes Updates to Nova Scotia Legislation That Facilitates Future Growth and Helps Attract More Capital to the Province

HALIFAX, Nova Scotia—- Today, the Government of Nova Scotia introduced amendments to the NS Power Privatization Act (1992) and the NS Power Reorganization Act (1998) regarding share ownership of Emera Inc. These amendments remove the current restriction preventing non-Canadian residents from holding more than 25 per cent of Emera voting shares. The legislation retains the […]

by ahnationtalk on April 4, 201963 Views

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AJAs announces 2018 finalists

HALIFAX, NS, April 3, 2019  – The Atlantic Journalism Awards (AJAs) is pleased to announce the finalists in the 2018 competition. The gold and silver awards will be presented on Saturday, May 11, 2019 at the Halifax Harbourfront Marriott Hotel. More information at www.AJAs.ca . View/listen to all 2018 finalists at www.ajasonline.org/finalists2018 . The finalists’ names are listed […]

by ahnationtalk on April 3, 201967 Views

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ENMAX to Purchase Emera’s Operations in Maine for $1.3 Billion USD

Company Release – 03/25/2019 08:33 Purchase price of $959 million USD ($1,286 million CAD) for shares plus acquired debt, for total enterprise value of $1.3 billion USD ($1.8 billion CAD) Fully achieves the targeted asset sale component of Emera’s three-year funding plan and proceeds will be used to support Emera’s capital investment opportunities within its […]

by ahnationtalk on March 25, 201982 Views

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