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First Nations contribute 11 billion dollars to the economy

Credits: CJ Whitford Published on Aug 28, 2015 A study done by TD Canada outlines the buying power of First Nations people. “What this does? It proves that right now, in real time, Aboriginal people are not a drain on the Canadian taxpayer, but we are net contributors to the economy by 11 billion dollars. […]

by ahnationtalk on September 10, 2015799 Views

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Emera to Acquire TECO Energy in US$10.4 Billion Transaction

Sep 4, 2015  Highlights: EPS accretion expected in the first full year of operations (2017)1, growing to more than 10 percent by the third full year (2019)1. TECO Energy shareholders will receive US$27.55 per share in cash, a 48 percent premium to the unaffected closing share price of July 15, 2015. The Transaction provides additional support […]

by ahnationtalk on September 8, 2015591 Views

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Requests For Proposals Issued for Boat Harbour Site

September 3, 2015 Government is taking the next step to clean up Boat Harbour. Requests for proposals have been issued for a hydrogeological study and a geotechnical and contaminant assessment of the Pictou County site. “These assessments will give us a better understanding of the contaminants in Boat Harbour so we can plan for a […]

by ahnationtalk on September 4, 2015536 Views

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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, 2015955 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, 2015714 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, 2015566 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, 2015875 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, 2015943 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, 2015838 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, 2015685 Views

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