Innovators: Press Releases

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NEW 80-METRE VESSEL TO SERVICE BELL ISLAND IN 2016

by wade on December 17, 2013

(St. John's, NL, December 2013) The Provincial Government has negotiated a $49.5 million contract with Damen Shipyards to deliver a new 80-metre vessel to service Bell Island. The official contract was signed today on Bell Island and the new ferry is scheduled to arrive in the province in February 2016.
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GOVERNMENT ISSUES RFPs FOR LABRADOR MARINE SERVICE

by wade on December 17, 2013

(St. John's, NL, 17 December 2013) The Provincial Government announced today a request for proposals (RFP) to secure a single contractor to provide comprehensive marine services to Labrador over a 15-year term.
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CIRCUMPOLAR ARCTIC BUSINESS LEADERSHIP EFFORTS MOVE FORWARD

by wade on December 17, 2013

(Paris, France, 3 December 2013) The WOC session on “Business Cooperation “ at the inaugural Arctic Circle Assembly (Reykjavik, 12-14 October) attracted more than 120 participants around the theme of “Industry Leadership and Collaboration For Responsible Economic Development of the Arctic”.

The WOC panel included CEOs and senior managers from a diverse range of Arctic industries: Read more.

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CFER CELEBRATES GRADUATE STUDENTS

by wade on December 9, 2013

(Marine Institute, St. John's, NL, Nov. 25, 2013) Four graduate students at the Marine Institute’s (MI) Centre for Fisheries Ecosystems Research (CFER) were recently recognized with Memorial University scholarships and awards.   Read more.

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FEDERAL PROGRAM AIMS TO SUPPORT SMEs IN NL

by wade on December 9, 2013

(Deer Lake, NL, Nov. 26, 2013) The Newfoundland and Labrador Association of Community Business Development Corporations (NLACBDCs) will offer Consultant Advisory Services (CAS) to small and medium-sized businesses throughout this province thanks to an investment of $304,215 by the Government of Canada.  The announcement was made today by the Honourable Rob Moore, Regional Minister for Newfoundland and Labrador and Minister of State (Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency).
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