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Delegation promotes province’s energy and mining sectors

August 26, 2016 FREDERICTON (GNB) – New Brunswick’s energy and mining sectors were promoted at a national conference in Winnipeg by a delegation from the Department of Energy and Resource Development. “Our province is uniquely positioned to take advantage of our geographic location, world-class transportation infrastructure and robust regulatory framework,” said Energy and Resource Development […]

by pmnationtalk on August 26, 2016604 Views

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BR NS Tidal Power – CP

Source: The Canadian Press – Broadcast wire Aug 26, 2016 HALIFAX – A group representing 175 Nova Scotia fishermen were in court in a bid to stop a plan to test giant electric turbines in the Bay of Fundy. The Bay of Fundy Inshore Fishermen’s Association says the Cape Sharp Tidal project is based on “junk science” […]

by ahnationtalk on August 26, 2016335 Views

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BR NS Forest Clear Cutting – CP

Source: The Canadian Press – Broadcast wire Aug 26, 2016 HALIFAX – Nova Scotia’s natural resources minister is defending his department’s move away from a promised reduction in clear cutting in forests by 50 per cent. Lloyd Hines says a lot has changed since the target was included in a management study five years ago by a […]

by ahnationtalk on August 26, 2016538 Views

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Gold mining back to Nova Scotia with imminent Moose River mine construction –

Gold mining is set to come back to Canada’s Nova Scotia as Vancouver-based junior Atlantic Gold (TSX-V:AGB) is just a week away from being able to use a $115-million line of credit to begin construction at one of the mines that are part of its Moose River project. Touquoy Gold open pit mine, expected to […]

by ahnationtalk on August 25, 2016355 Views

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The Government of Canada Announces $28 Million to Support Recreational Fisheries Conservation Projects over the next three years

Bois-Blanc, New Brunswick — The Recreational Fisheries Conservation Partnerships Program (RFCPP) supports recreational fisheries habitat restoration projects led by angling/fishing groups, conservation organizations and Indigenous groups to rebuild and rehabilitate fish habitat in Canada. Parliamentary Secretary Serge Cormier, on behalf of the Honourable Dominic LeBlanc, Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard, announced […]

by ahnationtalk on August 19, 2016480 Views

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Native Council supports city’s decision – The Guardian

August 18, 2016 “Our position opposes creation of Aboriginal Friendship Centre because of redundancy in services, questionable use of resource dollars” By LISA COOPER: In light of recent generalized claims and rhetoric expressed by the Mi’kmaq Confederacy of Prince Edward Island (MCPEI), the Native Council of Prince Edward Island (NCPEI), would like to provide clarity, […]

by pmnationtalk on August 18, 2016364 Views

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Social Infrastructure Spending Strengthens Communities and Grows the Economy in Nova Scotia

CAMBRIDGE, KINGS COUNTY, NOVA SCOTIA, August 17, 2016 — The Honourable Scott Brison, President of the Treasury Board, on behalf of the Honourable Jean-Yves Duclos, Minister of Families, Children and Social Development, along with the Honourable Stephen McNeil, Premier of Nova Scotia, and the Honourable Joanne Bernard, Minister responsible for Housing Nova Scotia, today announced […]

by pmnationtalk on August 17, 2016379 Views

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Six stories in the news today, Aug. 17 – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Aug 17, 2016  Six stories in the news today from The Canadian Press: ____ TEENS IN NOVA SCOTIA COURT TO FACE CHARGES UNDER NEW LAW Six teenaged boys are expected in a Nova Scotia court today to face the first charges in Canada under a new law designed to combat illegal online sharing […]

by ahnationtalk on August 17, 2016308 Views

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Atlantic Update – CP

Source: The Canadian Press – Broadcast wire Aug 15, 2016 (Trudeau-Atlantic-Visit) Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is not committing to filling a vacancy on the Supreme Court of Canada with a judge from the Atlantic region. Justice Thomas Cromwell from Nova Scotia retires next month, but Trudeau appears to be departing from the convention of automatically filling the […]

by pmnationtalk on August 15, 2016356 Views

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Fortis Inc. and ITC Holdings Corp. Announce Expiration of Hart-Scott-Rodino Waiting Period

ST. JOHN’S, NEWFOUNDLAND AND LABRADOR and NOVI, MICHIGAN – Fortis Inc. (“Fortis”) (TSX:FTS) and ITC Holdings Corp. (“ITC”) (NYSE:ITC) announced today the expiration of the waiting period under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976, as amended (“HSR Act”) in respect of Fortis’ proposed acquisition of ITC. The waiting period under the HSR Act expired […]

by pmnationtalk on August 12, 2016367 Views

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