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2013-14 AGM ELECTION RESULTS
ELECTED TO THE BOARD ARE:
Anthony Patterson, Pres. & CEO, Virtual Marine Technology Inc.
Derek Scott, V.P. program development, Provincial Aerospace.
Greg Naterer, Dean, Engineering & Applied Science, MUN
Leonard Pecore, Pres., Genoa Design International.
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JUDITH BOBBITT WINS NATIONAL AWARD FOR ENTREPRENEURIAL EXCELLENCE
At the RBC Canadian Women Entrepreneur Awards in Toronto, Nov. 27, Judith Bobbitt, President, Oceans Ltd. was awarded the "Hub HKMB Impact Award" for significant impact on the local economy.
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Oceans 14 CALL FOR ABSTRACTS
Abstracts for Presentation at St. John's Conference Must be Submitted by March 26, 2014 in One of Three Categories.
March 4, 2014
(St. John's: 27 Feb. 2014) A paper co-authored by Memorial University’s Dr. Rodolphe Devillers and an international group of researchers argues that established global marine protected areas (MPAs) are too often a case of all show with no substance and do not adequately protect the most vulnerable areas of the world’s oceans.
March 4, 2014
(St. John's NL, 26 February 2014)The Honourable Keith Hutchings, Minister of Fisheries and Aquaculture, today announced the release of a “What We Heard” document that summarizes feedback received through recent aquaculture consultations. A total of 122 participants provided feedback during the consultation process, either through online submissions, or in sessions involving representatives from industry, academia, non-governmental organizations, Aboriginal organizations, and municipalities.
March 4, 2014
The Feb. 20, edition of HYDRO International featured a story on the introduction of EdgeTech's 2205 AUV-based sonar system which they billed as “Ultra-high-resolution sidescan sonar” but no quantifiable numbers were used. That makes it difficult to determine whether or not they have a competitive advantage over, for example, locally based Kracken Sonar Systems Inc.
February 25, 2014
Dear Minister Kenny:
On behalf of the members of Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters (CME) across the province, thank you for taking the time to meet with our organization during your recent visit to St. John’s. We appreciated the opportunity to discuss with you directly some of the labour-related issues that this province is facing, including the shortage of skilled labour and the proposed Canada Jobs Grant. Given our aging population and competition from employers in Alberta and other provinces, the shortage of skilled labour is felt acutely in Newfoundland and Labrador.