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GNB: Provincial government supports enhanced land use on former Tracadie Range; growth of wild blueberry sector

01 September 2021 FREDERICTON (GNB) – The Department of Agriculture, Aquaculture and Fisheries and the Department of Natural Resources and Energy Development are moving forward with a plan to enhance land use on the former Tracadie Range in the northeastern part of the province. A land use plan has been in place for more than […]

by ahnationtalk on September 1, 202132 Views

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Forestry workers welcome Northern Pulp’s $350 million transformation

July 15, 2021 HALIFAX – Forestry workers who have been out of work welcome Paper Excellence’s announcement to spend $350 million to transform the Northern Pulp kraft pulp mill in Pictou that has been in hibernation since 2020. “We hope Northern Pulp’s plan to transform the mill into one of the world’s cleanest will meet […]

by ahnationtalk on July 15, 202142 Views

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How this couple is reusing wood byproducts as firewood for Labrador’s north coast – CBC

Jul 02, 2021 Titjaluk Logistics is working with Nunatsiavut to find solutions for heat insecurity When Zena Sheppard and Max Kinden first got together, they’d search for driftwood up and down the coast on the Northern Peninsula. One sea-bleached piece looked like a polar bear. Another had the twist and snarl of a dragon’s head. […]

by ahnationtalk on July 2, 202143 Views

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Investing in Indigenous-Led Economic Development in Nova Scotia

From: Natural Resources Canada May 6, 2021                             Yarmouth, Nova Scotia                                        Natural Resources Canada Canada’s forest sector is a vital source of revenue and employment across the country for Indigenous communities. The Government of […]

by ahnationtalk on May 6, 202167 Views

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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, 2020108 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, 202093 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, 2020140 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, 2020217 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, 2019277 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, 2019206 Views

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