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Qalipu Mi’kmaq First Nation Receives Funding to Expand Labour Market Database

March 10, 2016 The Qalipu Mi’kmaq First Nation is receiving one year funding of $149,439 to enhance and improve its membership and labour force database. This is being made possible through the Labour Market Partnerships program under the Labour Market Development Agreement between the provincial and federal governments. “Since its establishment in 2011, the Qalipu […]

by pmnationtalk on March 10, 2016446 Views

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Media Advisory: Minister Byrne to Attend Qalipu Mi’kmaq First Nation Band Annual Business Forum

March 9, 2016 The Honourable Gerry Byrne, Minister of Advanced Education and Skills, will speak at the Qalipu Mi’kmaq First Nation Band Annual Aboriginal Business Forum tomorrow (Thursday, March 10). Mawio’mi 2016 takes place 12:15 p.m. at the Glynmill Inn, Corner Brook. – 30 – Media contact: John Tompkins Director of Communications Department of Advanced […]

by ahnationtalk on March 9, 2016434 Views

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Now is Your Opportunity as an Aboriginal Business Owner to have your Voice Heard

Feb 29, 2016 The Atlantic Aboriginal Economy Study has held sessions across the Maritimes in recent weeks. To complete the study we NEED TO HEAR FROM MORE PEOPLE IN THE ABORIGINAL COMMUNITY, including BAND MANAGEMENT, BUSINESS OWNERS AND CRAFTERS. All those who complete the survey (including the ballot info.) will be entered to win an […]

by ahnationtalk on February 29, 2016564 Views

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NunatuKavut and Nunacor Partner as Official South Coast Route Sponsor of Cain’s Quest 2016

NunatuKavut and Nunacor Partner as Official South Coast Route Sponsor of Cain’s Quest 2016 HAPPY VALLEY-GOOSE BAY, LABRADOR, February 25, 2016 – The NunatuKavut Community Council (NCC), in partnership with its economic development corporation Nunacor, today announced combined funding of $10,000 for sponsorship of the 2016 Cain’s Quest Snowmobile Endurance Race. The race, set to […]

by pmnationtalk on February 25, 2016698 Views

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Fortis Reports 2015 Earnings of $728 Million

Fortis Inc. (“Fortis” or the “Corporation”) (TSX:FTS), a leader in the North American electric and gas utility industry, released its 2015 annual results today.  Driven by its U.S. utility acquisitions, gains on non-core asset dispositions, completion of the Waneta hydroelectric generating facility (“Waneta Expansion”), and strong results from its Canadian utilities, Fortis’ net earnings attributable to […]

by ahnationtalk on February 18, 2016553 Views

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Emera Reports 2015 Earnings

February 12, 2016 HALIFAX, Nova Scotia- Emera (TSX:EMA) today reported results for the fourth quarter and the year ended December 31, 2015. Reported Earnings (including after-tax mark-to-market impacts) for the year Reported net income in 2015 was $397.2 million (versus $406.7 million in 2014). Reported earnings per share in 2015 were $2.72 (versus $2.84 in […]

by pmnationtalk on February 16, 2016565 Views

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Pieridae Energy receives non-FTA export authorization

HALIFAX, NS, February 8, 2016 – Pieridae Energy (Canada) Ltd. and its operating subsidiary corporations (Pieridae) continue to meet major milestones with their proposed Goldboro LNG processing facility. On February 5, 2016, Pieridae received its Non-Free Trade Export authorization from the US Department of Energy. This authorization allows US sourced natural gas to be exported […]

by ahnationtalk on February 8, 2016547 Views

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Emera Announces the Expiration of Hart-Scott-Rodino Waiting Period for TECO Energy Acquisition

HALIFAX, Nova Scotia– Emera Inc. (“Emera”) (TSX:EMA) today announced the expiration of the waiting period under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976, as amended (“HSR Act”), in connection with the acquisition of TECO Energy (NYSE:TE) by Emera (“Acquisition”). Expiration of the waiting period provides antitrust clearance for the Acquisition and is one of the […]

by ahnationtalk on February 8, 2016568 Views

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NCC Community Meetings Coming up in February 2016

February 4 , 2016 President Russell will be hosting a number of community meetings in the next few weeks to hear from members and provide an update on NCC files. Below is a draft schedule of meetings with some venues still to be determined. Please click here for a PDF version of the draft schedule. NT5

by pmnationtalk on February 5, 2016551 Views

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Northwestel drops the price on Internet over usage; introduces new DSL usage blocks

February 1, 2016 WHITEHORSE, YT – Today, Northwestel announced 2 important changes to its Internet usage framework to help customers save money. Beginning February 1, the cost of Internet over usage will be dropped by 50¢ per gigabyte (GB) on non-satellite packages – a savings up to 25% for those who use a little extra […]

by pmnationtalk on February 2, 2016476 Views

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