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Treaty Day Celebrations

Treaty Day celebrations are being held today, Oct. 1, to honour our historic relationship and the important contribution of the Mi’kmaq in Nova Scotia. “I encourage all Nova Scotians to take this opportunity to reflect on our shared history and the importance of our relationship,” said Premier Stephen McNeil, who is also Minister of Aboriginal […]

by pnationtalk on October 1, 2019411 Views

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Emera Announces Leadership Changes

October 01, 2019 HALIFAX, Nova Scotia—- Emera (TSX:EMA) today announced executive leadership changes at Emera Inc. and Nova Scotia Power Inc. (NSPI). Karen Hutt will become Executive Vice President, Strategy and Business Development at Emera Inc. and Wayne O’Connor will become President and CEO of NSPI. Both appointments are effective October 21. “Wayne O’Connor and […]

by pnationtalk on October 1, 2019448 Views

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Emera Approves Increase in Common Dividend, Extends Dividend Growth Guidance and Declares Quarterly Dividends

HALIFAX, Nova Scotia–On September 27, 2019, the Board of Directors of Emera Inc. (TSX: EMA) approved an increase in the annual common share dividend to $2.45 from $2.35 per common share and extended its dividend growth rate target of four to five per cent to 2022. “This increase is consistent with our dividend growth rate […]

by pnationtalk on September 30, 2019460 Views

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Chief and President’s response to Manitoba Métis Federation

 September 27, 2019 The Native Council of Nova Scotia is not in agreement with the Manitoba Métis Federation where they are applauding the Assembly of Nova Scotia Mi’Kmaq Chiefs for creating a system of ID cards for those who qualify for Treaty hunting and fishing rights in the Province of Nova Scotia. President David Chartrand […]

by pnationtalk on September 30, 2019395 Views

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CBU’s Shannon School of Business to host 49th annual Atlantic Schools of Business Conference; Keynote address by Senator Dan Christmas and Mr. Fred Bergman

September 24, 2019 September 27-29, 2019, the Shannon School of Business at Cape Breton University will host the 49th annual Atlantic Schools of Business (ASB) conference. The ASB Conference is one of Canada’s longest running academic business conferences which attracts about 100 academics annually from institutions from the East Coast, across Canada and internationally. The […]

by pnationtalk on September 26, 2019469 Views

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Mental Health and Addictions Plan Resulting in Better Services and Outcomes for Newfoundlanders and Labradorians

September 25, 2019 The Honourable John Haggie, Minister of Health and Community Services, provided an update on Towards Recovery: The Mental Health and Addictions Action Plan for Newfoundland and Labrador this morning during a national ‘Stigma Ends With Me’ workshop at the Sheraton Hotel Newfoundland in St. John’s. Reducing stigma is a key component in […]

by pnationtalk on September 25, 2019471 Views

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NL Government: Modernized Aquaculture Policy and Procedures Established to Meet Needs of Growing Industry

September 25, 2019 The Honourable Gerry Byrne, Minister of Fisheries and Land Resources, today announced the release of modernized aquaculture policies and procedures, including updated policies that set the stage for effectively managing our growing industry to become a world leader in environmentally sustainable aquaculture development. Minister Byrne announced the release during the Newfoundland Aquaculture […]

by pnationtalk on September 25, 2019410 Views

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NL Government: Office of the Seniors’ Advocate Releases Report Summarizing the Major Issues Raised by Seniors and the Advocate’s Plans

September 25, 2019 Seniors’ Advocate Dr. Suzanne Brake today released “Long May Your Big Jib Draw: Setting Sail”. This report is a “what we’ve heard” document reflecting the major systemic issues that seniors have brought forward since the creation of the Office in November 2017. It is a result of many telephone calls, emails, consultations […]

by pnationtalk on September 25, 2019371 Views

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Fortis Utilities Take Action to Decrease Greenhouse Gas Emissions and Increase Renewable Energy Use

ST. JOHN’S, Newfoundland and Labrador, Sept. 23, 2019 — Fortis Inc. (“Fortis” or the “Corporation”) (TSX/NYSE:FTS) announced today that its subsidiary, FortisBC, has set a greenhouse gas (“GHG”) reduction target. The utility said earlier today it has set an ambitious goal to reduce GHG emissions associated with their customers’ energy use by 30 percent overall […]

by pnationtalk on September 24, 2019432 Views

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ARC Canada Supply Chain Event a Success with Major Milestone Announcement Coming

SAINT JOHN, Sept. 20, 2019 – Reflecting on the tremendous success of the September 12th Supply Chain Roundtable Event in Saint John, New Brunswick, Norman JD Sawyer, President & CEO of ARC Nuclear Canada, Inc. (ARC Canada) states “I was very impressed with the level of support from all levels of government and by the […]

by pnationtalk on September 20, 2019461 Views

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