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NS Government: Forestry Innovation Transition Trust Approves Projects

The first projects approved by the trustees of the Forestry Innovation Transition Trust are being announced today, Dec. 21. The projects accelerate new opportunities within the Nova Scotia forestry sector, advance environmental, social and economic objectives and support the adoption of new ecological forestry practices. Nova Scotia Community College (NSCC) is receiving a one-year commitment […]

by ahnationtalk on December 22, 202036 Views

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GNB: Nominations open for conservation areas to be protected

26 November 2020 FREDERICTON (GNB) – The provincial government has launched the New Brunswick Nature Legacy Information Hub where provincial residents can nominate specific areas for protection and share information on areas under consideration to be protected. The province has committed to doubling its protected and conserved land and freshwater from 4.6 per cent to […]

by ahnationtalk on November 26, 202024 Views

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Government Invests in Canada’s Tidal Power Industry

From: Natural Resources Canada September 9, 2020                                           Halifax, Nova Scotia                      Natural Resources Canada The Government of Canada is committed to building a clean energy future to strengthen the economy, create good jobs and support the natural resource sectors. This commitment will be more important than ever as we reopen the economy and plan […]

by ahnationtalk on September 9, 202065 Views

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Minister Coady Announces Measures to Assist the Mining, Mineral Exploration and Quarry Industries

June 8, 2020 Today, the Honourable Siobhan Coady, Minister of Natural Resources, announced measures to assist the mining, mineral exploration and quarry industries in Newfoundland and Labrador during the COVID-19 global pandemic, including deferring rental and fee payments and waiving mineral expenditure requirements for 2020. Effective immediately, the following measures are in place: Deferral of […]

by ahnationtalk on June 8, 2020132 Views

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Hundreds rally to keep Northern Pulp mill running – TheChronicleHerald.ca

HALIFAX, N.S. — They came by bus, they came by logging truck and they came by car. Most of the 700 or so people who huddled in freezing temperatures along Granville Street in Halifax on Thursday morning came by an honest and sometimes lifelong commitment to Nova Scotia’s forest industry. “We’re in a hell of […]

by ahnationtalk on December 19, 2019210 Views

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NB Government: Measures announced to improve opportunities for woodlot owners

19 December 2019 FREDERICTON (GNB) – The provincial government has announced it will set a timber objective for private woodlots. “We are doubling down on our efforts to increase supply from private woodlots as a way to help energize the private sector,” said Natural Resources and Energy Development Minister Mike Holland. “This decision will allow […]

by ahnationtalk on December 19, 2019140 Views

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Provincial Government Announces New Appointment to the Muskrat Falls Oversight Committee

November 29, 2019 The Honourable Siobhan Coady, Minister of Natural Resources, announced the appointment of David Billard, P.Eng., PMP, to the Muskrat Falls Project Oversight Committee. This committee is mandated to provide independent and transparent oversight on cost and schedule performance of the project. The Muskrat Falls Oversight Committee, established in 2014, comprises senior officials […]

by ahnationtalk on November 29, 2019157 Views

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Nunatsiavut Government: Moose Licences available for Beneficiaries

The Nunatsiavut Government has 29 moose licences available to be drawn and harvested by Beneficiaries of the Labrador Inuit Land Claims Agreement for the 2019-2020 hunting season. The 2019-2020 Beneficiary moose licences will be distributed as follows: Nain Hopedale Postville Makkovik Rigolet Upper Lake Melville 6 licences 6 licences 3 licences 5 licences 5 licences […]

by ahnationtalk on September 2, 2019197 Views

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NS Government: Bridging the Divide in Forestry, Op-ed

July 3, 2019 NOTE: The following is an op-ed from Lands and Forestry Minister Iain Rankin. Forestry has been part of the foundation of our economy for many decades and has experienced significant changes over time. It is time for this industry to change once again. A cultural shift is underway that will transform how […]

by ahnationtalk on July 3, 2019229 Views

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Canada Invests in Indigenous Communities’ Clean Energy Capacity in Newfoundland and Labrador

From: Natural Resources Canada News release June 24, 2019 Happy Valley-Goose Bay, Newfoundland and Labrador Natural Resources Canada The best ideas for clean energy in remote Indigenous communities come from the people who live there. Canada is proud to help bring these ideas forward and create long-term clean energy sustainability. Yvonne Jones, Member of Parliament […]

by ahnationtalk on June 24, 2019210 Views

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