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SUPPORTING OCEAN TECHNOLOGY IN NEWFOUNDLAND AND LABRADOR

by wade on July 22, 2014

(Holyrood, NL; 10 July 2014) The Honourable Rob Moore, Regional Minister for Newfoundland and Labrador and Minister of State (Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency), today visited the Fisheries and Marine Institute of Memorial University of Newfoundland’s Holyrood Marine Base, which is developing into a world leader in oceans-related research, thanks in part to past Government of Canada investments totaling close to $1.4 million.
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Health Monitoring Software Supported by Provincial Government

by wade on July 22, 2014

The Provincial Government is providing approximately $80,000 to implement a software-based Sea Lice Decision Support System within the province, a project that supports the advancing of best practices in aquaculture. The Honourable Keith Hutchings, Minister of Fisheries and Aquaculture, announced the funding today, which will help the Newfoundland Aquaculture Industry Association establish and test this powerful tool for monitoring sea lice prevalence and evaluating control programs.   Read more.

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BOARD APPOINTMENTS ANNOUNCED FOR RDC

by wade on July 22, 2014

(St. John's, NL: July 17, 2014) The Honourable Susan Sullivan, Minister of Innovation, Business and Rural Development and Minister Responsible for the Research & Development Corporation (RDC), today announced appointments to the RDC Board of Directors.   Read more.

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RUTTER INC. EXPANDING REACH IN NATIONAL AND INTERNATIONAL MARKETS

by wade on July 8, 2014

(St. John’s, NL; 24 June 2014) Senator David Wells, on behalf of the Honourable Rob Moore, Regional Minister for Newfoundland and Labrador and Minister of State (Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency), today announced a repayable investment of $500,000 for Rutter Inc. to carry out international marketing activities associated with its advanced radar technologies for the marine, oil and gas, and defense and security markets.
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CCFAM MEET TO REAFFIRM NATIONAL INTENTION TO STRENGTHEN FISHERIES AND AQUACULTURE

by wade on July 7, 2014

(Calgary, Alberta; 26 June 2014) Federal, Provincial and Territorial Ministers met today at the  Canadian Council of Fisheries and Aquaculture Ministers (CCFAM) annual meeting to reinforce their commitment to job creation, economic growth and long-term prosperity, through sustainability and a broad range of fisheries and aquaculture issues.
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