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Support for Muskrat Falls development continues to decline and, for the first time, less than a majority support the project – CRA

January 4, 2017 Less than one-half of Newfoundland and Labrador residents support the Muskrat Falls hydroelectric project development, representing a notable decline since May 2015 and May 2016 For the first time since tracking began in 2013, the Muskrat Falls development is not supported by the majority of NL residents HALIFAX, NS January 4, 2017:  […]

by pmnationtalk on January 5, 2017175 Views

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National funding agency enables research success at Memorial – MUN

$54 million. 146 researchers. 20 years. In the past two decades, the Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI) has played an integral role in transforming Memorial-led research projects by providing critical funding for infrastructure, which has helped build a strong dynamic research community in Newfoundland and Labrador. The national funding body celebrates its 20th anniversary in […]

by ahnationtalk on December 1, 2016176 Views

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National Framework for Responding to Intimate Partner Violence released at UNB

November 14, 2016 The Canadian Association of Chiefs of Police (CACP) today released a comprehensive framework for police forces on dealing with intimate partner violence. “A unified police response to intimate partner violence in Canada is critical,” says Chief Kimberley Greenwood of the Barrie Police Service and co-chair of the committee that brought forward the […]

by pmnationtalk on November 14, 2016163 Views

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Government of Canada is funding collaborative research to support Atlantic salmon recovery

October 6, 2016 Moncton, New Brunswick – The Government of Canada is taking action, through collaborative science, to support the recovery of declining Atlantic salmon stocks on Canada’s East Coast. Parliamentary Secretary Serge Cormier, on behalf of the Honourable Dominic LeBlanc, Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard, today announced that Fisheries and […]

by ahnationtalk on October 6, 2016210 Views

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Irving Shipbuilding and Nunavut Research Institute award $2 million to Arctic research

HALIFAX, NOVA SCOTIA (October 4, 2016) – Today, Irving Shipbuilding Inc. and the Nunavut Research Institute (NRI) awarded $2 million in funding to nine applied Arctic research projects focused on areas of importance to Canada’s Artic communities and the marine industry. “From oil spills preparation, wildlife health monitoring and marine safety planning, to shipping policies […]

by pmnationtalk on October 5, 2016155 Views

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Research Assistants wanted in Labrador!

Posted 14 September 2016, 2:21 pm ADT NCC, in partnership with the University of Guelph, is participating in a community well-being research project and is on the look-out for two Research Assistants. The project involves creating tools to help communities in Labrador assess the impact of local environmental and economic change from women’s perspectives. Please […]

by pmnationtalk on September 14, 2016252 Views

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Ottawa to invest $93.7 million in ocean research centre headquartered in Halifax – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Sep 6, 2016 HALIFAX _ The federal government is investing $93.7 million over seven years in an ocean research project involving three universities in Atlantic Canada. Treasury Board President Scott Brison will make the announcement in Halifax today, saying Dalhousie University will be the headquarters for the Ocean Frontier Institute. A source says […]

by ahnationtalk on September 6, 2016206 Views

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After a challenging 2016, Newfoundland and Labrador exports set to rebound strongly next year

Newfoundland and Labrador will see Canada’s most dramatic turnaround in export performance from this year to next, according to Export Development Canada’s (EDC) semi-annual Global Export Forecast. Challenges in the energy sector, particularly weak commodity prices, are the primary force driving the province’s exports down 11 per cent in 2016. However, Newfoundland exports are expected […]

by pmnationtalk on May 11, 2016186 Views

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Study: Social determinants of health for the off-reserve First Nations population aged 15 years and older, 2012

April 12, 2016 In 2012, off-reserve First Nations people aged 15 years and older were more likely to report poor health outcomes compared with the total Canadian population. Over 60% of First Nations people reported being diagnosed with at least one chronic condition, compared with 49% of the total Canadian population. About half (49%) of First Nations people rated their […]

by pmnationtalk on April 12, 2016239 Views

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Rays Of Sunshine on the Horizon for Atlantic Economies

Ottawa, March 8, 2016–With the exception of Nova Scotia, the provincial economies of Atlantic Canada are facing more modest growth prospects this year but all is not negative, according to The Conference Board of Canada’s Provincial Outlook: Winter 2016. “Faced with large fiscal deficits and an aging population, the East Coast provinces have struggled the […]

by pmnationtalk on March 8, 2016185 Views

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