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Boat Building Brings Jobs and Skills to Membertou

Membertou Regional Band Council and Canadian Maritime Engineers to establish vessel construction site at the Sydport Industrial Park May 25, 2018 – Membertou, NS – Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency (ACOA)Strong leadership and a diversified business portfolio have enabled the Membertou Reserve Band Council to become a benchmark for successful urban indigenous communities across Canada, as well as […]

by pmnationtalk on May 25, 201844 Views

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In the news today, May 25 – CP

Source: The Canadian Press May 25, 2018  Five stories in the news for Friday, May 25 ___ FIFTEEN INJURED IN MISSISSAUGA, ONT., EXPLOSION Police are searching for two suspects after 15 people were injured by an “improvised explosive device” inside an Indian restaurant in Mississauga, Ont. Peel Region police said they were called about the explosion in […]

by ahnationtalk on May 25, 201815 Views

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CUPE Nova Scotia to hold 55th annual convention – May 27 to May 30 in Halifax

May 24, 2018 The 55th annual CUPE Nova Scotia Convention gets underway Sunday, May 27 at the Delta Halifax & Casino Nova Scotia and runs through to Wednesday, May 30. Special guest speakers will include New Democrat Leader Jagmeet Singh, who will speak to delegates on Monday. In October 2017, Singh was elected as the […]

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In the news today, May 24 – CP

Source: The Canadian Press May 24, 2018  Six stories in the news for Thursday, May 24 ___ FEDS BLOCK $1.5-BILLION AECON TAKEOVER The federal government has blocked the proposed $1.5-billion takeover of the Aecon Group construction firm by a Chinese state-owned company for reasons of national security. China’s embassy in Ottawa responded to the decision last night […]

by ahnationtalk on May 24, 201819 Views

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Membertou project to receive federal loan – Cape Breton Post

MEMBERTOU, N.S. — Federal funding for Membertou’s plans to establish a vessel assembly facility is due to be announced Friday. Membertou band council has received a conditionally repayable loan of $750,000 under the Atlantic Canada Opportunity Agency’s Business Development Program toward the building improvement project, which has a total value of $1.577 million. According to […]

by ahnationtalk on May 23, 201812 Views

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Global Petroleum Show to celebrate 50 years as North America’s premier energy event

CALGARY, May 23, 2018 – Global Petroleum Show (GPS), North American’s leading energy event, will kick-off its 50th year next month in Calgary. From June 12-14, over 50,000 industry professionals, government officials, national and international energy companies, thought leaders and influencers from around the globe will gather at Stampede Park to share innovative technologies and engage in complex and controversial discussions […]

by pmnationtalk on May 23, 20189 Views

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Emera Announces Offering of $300 Million of Preferred Shares

NOT FOR DISTRIBUTION TO U.S. NEWSWIRE SERVICES OR FOR DISSEMINATION IN THE UNITED STATES. HALIFAX, Nova Scotia, May 17, 2018 — Emera Incorporated (“Emera”) (TSX:EMA)  announced today that it will issue 12,000,000 Cumulative Minimum Rate Reset First Preferred Shares, Series H (the “Series H Preferred Shares”) at a price of $25.00 per share and at […]

by ahnationtalk on May 21, 201818 Views

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The growing impatience of an industry town: ‘This has really created tension’ – CP

Source: The Canadian Press May 21, 2018  By Keith Doucette THE CANADIAN PRESS PICTOU, N.S. _ The picturesque harbour town of Pictou, N.S., has had an uneasy relationship with its job-rich, toxin-spewing neighbour almost since it opened in 1967. Now, the Northern Pulp mill is facing a possibly existential challenge over the massive amounts of effluent it […]

by ahnationtalk on May 21, 20189 Views

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Government of Canada and Glooscap First Nation celebrate the grand opening of Glooscap Landing retail and business centre

From: Indigenous Services Canada May 16, 2018 – Glooscap First Nation, NS – Indigenous Services Canada The Government of Canada is committed to a renewed relationship with Indigenous peoples and supporting the economic prosperity of Indigenous communities. Today, the Honourable Scott Brison, President of the Treasury Board and Member of Parliament for Kings-Hants, on behalf […]

by ahnationtalk on May 16, 201817 Views

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Jazz Pilot Pathway Program Expands again to welcome Keewatin Air

HALIFAX, May 14, 2018  – Jazz Aviation LP (“Jazz”) is pleased to announce that it has signed an agreement with Winnipeg, Manitoba-based Keewatin Air LP (“Keewatin”) for the carrier to become the eighteenth organization in the Jazz Aviation Pathways Program (“Jazz APP”). “Our Jazz APP program was introduced 11 years ago to provide a clearer pathway for professional […]

by pmnationtalk on May 16, 201815 Views

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