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Provincial Government and Forest Industry Partners Launch Plan to Diversify Forest Sector

January 28, 2019 The Provincial Government, in partnership with the Newfoundland and Labrador Forest Industry Association and forest sector stakeholders, today launched the Forestry Sector Work Plan – a roadmap of 32 actions intended to diversify the forest industry in Newfoundland and Labrador, strengthen the provincial economy and support job creation. The Honourable Dwight Ball, […]

by pmnationtalk on January 28, 2019262 Views

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Media Advisory: Premier Ball and Minister Byrne to Lead Forestry Sector Summit

Executive Council Fisheries and Land Resources January 25, 2019 Media Advisory: Premier Ball and Minister Byrne to Lead Forestry Sector Summit The Honourable Dwight Ball, Premier of Newfoundland and Labrador, and the Honourable Gerry Byrne, Minister of Fisheries and Land Resources, will lead a Forestry Sector Summit at Grenfell Campus, Memorial University in Corner Brook […]

by ahnationtalk on January 25, 2019339 Views

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Nova Scotia’s forest industry faces unknown future without Northern Pulp – CBC

Jan 22, 2019 Sawmill operators, woodlot owners contemplate effects of a potential Northern Pulp shutdown It was a few months ago that Jeff Bishop noticed a growing unease about the future of Nova Scotia’s forest industry. Bishop, the executive director of Forest Nova Scotia, was suddenly taking more and more calls. On the other line were concerned […]

by pmnationtalk on January 22, 2019274 Views

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Unama’ki Institute of Natural Resources: Job Opportunity for Masters students

Use of acoustic telernetry and First Nations traditional knowledge to deterrnine the movements and habitat use of valued aquatic species, and their environmental correlates Applications are being accepted for up to two Masters students (Science, Environmental Science or related degree) to work on an NSERC-funded project to enable better stewardship of marine resources by creating […]

by ahnationtalk on January 3, 2019292 Views

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Feds invests $295K in two NB Indigenous forestry projects – Canadian Biomass

December 20, 2018 Dec. 20, 2018 – Two Indigenous forestry projects in New Brunswick have received $295,000 in funding from the federal government. According to a news release, Tobique First Nation will receive $255,000 over multiple years to establish a forest-based community business that will create jobs and increase revenue in the community. So far, […]

by ahnationtalk on December 21, 2018332 Views

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Canada Invests in New Brunswick’s Indigenous Forestry Initiative

From: Natural Resources Canada News release December 18, 2018 Tobique First Nation, New Brunswick Natural Resources Canada Canada’s forests continue to be important sources of good jobs in communities across the country, especially rural, remote and Indigenous communities. To ensure a direct benefit to Indigenous communities, our government is supporting Indigenous peoples’ participation in natural […]

by ahnationtalk on December 18, 2018323 Views

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The Government of Canada and Provinces and Territories agree to work together to create more jobs and protect our oceans and fisheries for future generations

From: Fisheries and Oceans Canada December 5, 2018 St. John’s, Newfoundland – Bordered by three oceans, Canada is home to the longest coastline in the world. Our marine resources support hundreds of thousands of middle class jobs and rich ecosystems of abundant marine wildlife from coast to coast to coast. Today, federal, provincial and territorial […]

by ahnationtalk on December 5, 2018256 Views

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Premier Ball Welcomes Tacora Resources Inc. to Labrador West as it Restarts Scully Mine

November 27, 2018 Today, the Honourable Dwight Ball, Premier of Newfoundland and Labrador, and Larry Lehtinen, Executive Chairman and CEO of Tacora Resources Inc. (Tacora), announced the restart of Scully Mine in Wabush. Also attending the event was the Honourable Siobhan Coady, Minister of Natural Resources; the Honourable Graham Letto, Minister of Municipal Affairs and […]

by pmnationtalk on November 27, 2018367 Views

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Statement by the Honourable Amarjeet Sohi on the Government of Canada’s Path Forward on the Trans Mountain Pipeline Expansion Project

From: Natural Resources Canada Halifax, Nova Scotia – September 21, 2018 The Honourable Amarjeet Sohi, Minister of Natural Resources, today issued the following statement on the Trans Mountain Pipeline Expansion project: “The Trans Mountain Pipeline Expansion project (TMX) is an investment in Canada’s future. “The Government remains committed to a clear and reliable path forward […]

by ahnationtalk on September 24, 2018260 Views

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Government Supports Economic Growth for Indigenous Communities Through Softwood Lumber Action Plan

September 7, 2018 – Halifax, Nova Scotia – Natural Resources Canada As Canada leads the way in sustainable growth, our government is supporting Indigenous-led economic growth in Canada’s forest sector. Canada’s Minister of Natural Resources, the Honourable Amarjeet Sohi, today announced $873,600 for the Confederacy of Mainland Mi’kmaq and Unama’ki Institute of Natural Resources to […]

by pmnationtalk on September 7, 2018339 Views

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