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Irving Shipbuilding Begins Construction of First Arctic Offshore Patrol Ship (AOPS) for Canada

September 1, 2015 HALIFAX, NS:  Hundreds of employees gathered in the new Assembly Hall at the Halifax Shipyard to celebrate the start of production of the first Arctic Offshore Patrol ship (AOPS) for Canada. Delivery of the first HMCS Harry DeWolf-class ship is expected in 2018. “Today is a milestone we have all been anticipating. […]

by ahnationtalk on September 4, 2015944 Views

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Provincial Government Announces Capital Works Projects in Labrador

August 25, 2015 Responsible Investments to Strengthen Communities Three Labrador communities, Hopedale, L’Anse au Loup and West St. Modeste, will receive funding from the Provincial Government to assist with municipal infrastructure upgrades. The $1.1 million cost-shared investment is in addition to over $11.5 million provided to Happy Valley-Goose Bay, Labrador City and Wabush through the […]

by ahnationtalk on August 25, 2015694 Views

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Irving Oil Announces $200-Million Refinery Project

August 20, 2015 Saint John (NB) – This fall, Irving Oil will invest $200 million in a turnaround project at its Saint John refinery. The project, called Operation Falcon, will be the largest turnaround in the company’s history, with a focus on improving safety, reliability and long-term competitiveness. This will also be one of largest […]

by ahnationtalk on August 20, 2015554 Views

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Emera Incorporated Announces Results of Series A First Preferred Share Conversions and Listing of Series B First Preferred Shares

08/17/2015 HALIFAX, Nova Scotia—- Emera Incorporated (“Emera” or the “Company”) (TSX:EMA) announced today that 2,135,364 of its 6,000,000 issued and outstanding Cumulative 5-Year Rate Reset First Preferred Shares, Series A (the “Series A Shares”) were tendered for conversion, on a one-for-one basis into Cumulative Floating Rate First Preferred Shares, Series B (the “Series B Shares”). […]

by ahnationtalk on August 17, 2015861 Views

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Nalcor Energy provides second quarter update

Press Releases August 13, 2015 Nalcor Energy provides second quarter update August 13, 2015, St. John’s, NL – Nalcor Energy released its 2015 second quarter update today. “Despite challenging global commodity prices, Nalcor’s businesses are performing well and the company is in a position of strength,” said Ed Martin, President and Chief Executive Officer. “We […]

by ahnationtalk on August 14, 2015927 Views

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Third Party Review of Alton Gas Project Complete

July 23, 2015 The Assembly of Nova Scotia Mi’kmaq Chiefs that represents Kwilmu’kw Maw-klusuaqn Negotiation Office (KMKNO) has recently received the completed Third Party Review of the Alton Natural Gas LP Brine Storage and Discharge Facility from Conestoga-Rovers & Associates (now GHD Limited). During this Review, GHD Limited examined existing data and evaluated the scientific […]

by ahnationtalk on July 24, 2015827 Views

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Mi’kmaq Chiefs Sign Interim Agreement on Sydney Marine Expansion

PRESS RELEASE For Immediate July 21, 2015 The Assembly of Nova Scotia Mi’kmaq Chiefs recently signed an Interim Agreement with the Cape Breton Regional Municipality (CBRM) on the Sydney Marine Terminal Expansion Project. This Agreement is a result of consultation with the Mi’kmaq under the Terms of Reference for a Mi’kmaq-Nova Scotia-Canada Consultation Process and […]

by mmnationtalk on July 21, 2015675 Views

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Building Capacity, Sustaining Community

Pictou Landing First Nation Creates Training Facility and Seizes Economic Opportunity July 20, 2015 – Pictou Landing, N.S. – Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency When Pictou Landing First Nation (PLFN) opened the doors to the award-winning Pictou Landing Heath Centre, the community demonstrated its commitment to sustainable community development and eco-friendly building practices. Reaffirming this commitment, […]

by mmnationtalk on July 20, 2015767 Views

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Tom Morrison, CIBC Regional Manager Aboriginal Banking, Central and Eastern Region and Ralph Daghfal, Vice-President CIBC Asset Management Inc.

Release Date: July 20, 2015 NationTalk spoke with Tom Morrison and Ralph Daghfal at the AFN Annual General Assembly held in Montreal. Topics include the CIBC initiatives focusing on education and youth in Aboriginal communities.  Also CIBC has chosen to be a major sponsor for the AFN AGM event in Montreal, and has made a commitment to the […]

by mmnationtalk on July 20, 20155880 Views

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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, 2015849 Views

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