Innovators: Press Releases

INTERNATIONAL ENROLLMENT CLIMBS AT MI

by wade on September 23, 2013

A rise in enrolment of international students in the advanced diploma programs can only mean one thing: the Marine Institute (MI) is attracting worldwide attention for its quality programs.   This fall, international students in MI’s advanced diploma programs make up eighty percent of all students enrolled in the four programs. Traditionally, these programs have seen approximately 20 percent international students, with the remainder coming from across Canada.   Read more.

WSC ANNOUNCES SHEA AS KEYNOTE SPEAKER

by wade on September 23, 2013

The Honourable Gail Shea, the federal minister of Fisheries and Oceans is the key note speaker for the 2013 World Seafood Congress, Sept 28 - Oct 03, in St. John’s, NL.   Read more.

MUSSEL FARM TO PURSUE GLOBAL MARKETING CAMPAIGN

by wade on September 23, 2013

Fisheries and Aquaculture: 23 August 2013 - Ocean Fresh Mussels Limited will develop a new worldwide promotional strategy with Provincial Government support. The Honourable Derrick Dalley, Minister of Fisheries and Aquaculture, and MHA for the Isles of Notre Dame, announced $55,320 under the Fisheries Technology and New Opportunities Program to enhance the company’s marketing efforts.
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SEUS-CP MISSION GETS COMPANIES TALKING

by wade on September 23, 2013

Ten companies and industry associations from Newfoundland and Labrador recently returned from successful meetings promoting trade at the 6th Annual Southeastern United States-Canadian Provinces Alliance Conference (SEUS-CP) held July 14-16 in Halifax, Nova Scotia.   Read more.

ST. JOHN'S TO HOST NATIONAL ECONOMIC DEVELOPERS CONFERENCE

by wade on September 9, 2013

Economic Developers Association of Canada (EDAC) conferences bring together community leaders, economic development professionals and entrepreneurs from coast to coast to coast. These professionals attend EDAC Conferences to participate in sessions, network and listen to speakers sharing their innovative ideas and solutions to local challenges. This year’s conference will take place at the Delta St. John’s from September 21 – 24.  This premier event for economic developers attracts over 300 professionals from across Canada. Read more.