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Emera Incorporated Announces Dividend Rates for Series A and Series B First Preferred Shares

HALIFAX, Nova Scotia–Emera Incorporated (“Emera” or the “Company”) (TSX: EMA) announced today the applicable dividend rates for its Cumulative 5-Year Rate Reset First Preferred Shares, Series A (the “Series A Shares”) and Cumulative Floating Rate First Preferred Shares, Series B (the “Series B Shares”), in each case, payable if, as and when declared by the […]

by ahnationtalk on July 16, 2015836 Views

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Media Advisory – The “R” word (recession), labour markets and Canada’s surprisingly low unemployment rate – Report

CALGARY, July 10, 2015  – Labour markets in Canada are complicated.  Employment patterns vary greatly by age, by region and according to current economic conditions.  But, they have a great deal to tell us about the REAL state of the economy. That’s what Phillip Cross’ latest study on Canada’s labour market aims to do.  The report […]

by ahnationtalk on July 10, 20151323 Views

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Emera Incorporated Announces Conversion Privilege of Cumulative 5-Year Rate Reset First Preferred Shares, Series A

HALIFAX, Nova Scotia– Emera Incorporated (“Emera” or the “Company”) (TSX:EMA) announced today that it does not intend to exercise its right to redeem all or any part of the currently outstanding Cumulative 5-Year Rate Reset First Preferred Shares, Series A of the Company (the “Series A Shares”) on August 15, 2015. There are currently 6,000,000 […]

by ahnationtalk on July 3, 20151138 Views

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Red Deer And Medicine Hat Feel The Pinch Of Lower Oil Prices

Stronger growth forecast for Brandon, Manitoba; stable growth anticipated for Lethbridge, Alberta Ottawa, June 30, 2015—Red Deer’s economy is forecast to shrink this year, while Medicine Hat is expected to see only modest growth, according to The Conference Board of Canada’s Mid Sized Cities Outlook 2015. Conversely, strong cattle prices will keep growth stable in Lethbridge, […]

by ahnationtalk on June 30, 2015619 Views

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Nalcor Energy releases first offshore Metocean study reducing exploration uncertainty for global oil industry

June 18, 2015, St. John’s, NL – Nalcor Energy Oil & Gas today released the results of the first regional Metocean study for offshore Newfoundland and Labrador to the global oil and gas industry. The Metocean Study looked at seven conditions in the provinces offshore to better understand the conditions in order to reduce exploration […]

by ahnationtalk on June 19, 2015887 Views

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Majority of NL residents continue to support the Muskrat Falls development

Press Releases Jun 18, 2015 • Two-thirds of Newfoundland and Labrador residents support the Muskrat Falls hydroelectric project development, similar to results from 2013. • Younger residents and those with higher household incomes are more likely to support the Muskrat Falls development. HALIFAX, NS June 18, 2015: There continues to be relatively little opposition to […]

by ahnationtalk on June 18, 2015879 Views

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Irving Oil: A message to our home community

June 18, 2015 In recent weeks, there has been a lot of discussion about Canaport LNG and the property taxes paid at this facility. As our home, Saint John is deeply important to all of us at Irving Oil and we want to offer our perspective on this issue. Canaport LNG represents a significant investment […]

by ahnationtalk on June 18, 2015661 Views

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Atlantic Canadians support key federal budget measures

Press Releases Jun 16, 2015 • A majority of Atlantic Canadians support many key aspects of the recent federal budget, including an enhanced Universal Child Care Benefit, gradual reduction of the small business tax rate, and an increase of annual contribution limits to Tax-Free Savings Accounts. • A plurality of Atlantic Canadians support reducing the minimum withdrawal […]

by ahnationtalk on June 17, 2015759 Views

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Irving Oil and the New England Aquarium Strengthen Conservation Efforts

Working together, the partnership has helped to double the population of North Atlantic right whales SAINT JOHN, NB — Irving Oil is strengthening its support for North Atlantic right whale research, education and protection programs. Nearly two decades ago, Irving Oil and the New England Aquarium established a partnership that has created a safer environment […]

by ahnationtalk on June 9, 2015572 Views

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Heritage Gas Award Creates Misunderstanding

Kwilmu’kw Maw-klusuaqn Negotiation Office (KMKNO) is concerned that the recent announcement of Heritage Gas’ contract with Alton is seen, by the public, as a “green light” for the overall project. The Nova Scotia Utility and Review Board (NSUARB) decision to allow Heritage Gas to use the Alton Gas development is one about economics and rate […]

by ahnationtalk on June 8, 2015581 Views

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