Wednesday, February 21, 2018

Recreational Infrastructure to Receive Upgrades in Rural Cape Breton

The Honourable Mark Eyking, Member of Parliament for Sydney – Victoria, on behalf of the Honourable Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development and Minister responsible for the Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency (ACOA), today announced two non-repayable contributions totaling $45,998 through the Canada 150...

National Energy Board Technical Briefing for the NEB Modernization Expert Panel

Good morning Panelists. We are pleased to be here today. My name is Peter Watson. I am the Chair and CEO of the National Energy Board (NEB). I am joined today by some of my senior management team and professional leaders. These executives bring to the table a range of diverse experiences and knowledge on areas specific to your review....

L’Arche Cape Breton Society to Build New Facility

Today at L'Arche Cape Breton Society's (L'Arche) Iron Mines location, Rodger Cuzner, Member of Parliament for Cape Breton-Canso, announced a $460,000 non-repayable contribution to help build a new 3,800 square-foot facility. This Government of Canada funding, which is being provided through the ACOA's Innovative Communities Fund (ICF), will enable...

Halifax Firm Pairs Smart Technology with Napa Wine Country

Halifax-based SkySquirrel Technologies offers cutting-edge solutions to monitor crop health in vineyards. The innovative approach to data collection and retrieval is attracting the attention of industry veterans in North America and Europe. Today, Darrell Samson, Member of Parliament for Sackville-Preston-Chezzetcook, announced a $500,000...

Two Rural Recreation Facilities to Receive Infrastructure Upgrades

Colin Fraser, Member of Parliament for West Nova, today announced contributions totalling $36,855 for two infrastructure projects in Bridgetown. The Royal Canadian Legion Branch #33 (Bridgetown Legion) and the Municipality of the County of Annapolis will receive funding through the Canada 150 Community Infrastructure Program. Today's announcement...

Three Community Facilities in Antigonish County to be Revitalized

Rodger Cuzner, Member of Parliament for Cape Breton-Canso, today announced contributions totalling $243,735, through the Canada 150 Community Infrastructure Program, to repair and upgrade three community facilities in Antigonish County....

Minister Chagger Sees How TritonWear Technology is Making a Splash

The Leader of the Government in the House of Commons, Minister of Small Business and Tourism and Member of Parliament for Waterloo, the Honourable Bardish Chagger, today attended a demonstration of TritonWear technology – a wearable device that is making Canadian swimmers more competitive by providing state-of-the-art training data....

Université Sainte-Anne Looks to an Expanded, Green Future

Colin Fraser, Member of Parliament for West Nova, today announced a $27,000 non-repayable investment to enable Université Sainte-Anne to engage a team of consultants to create an infrastructure development plan. The objective of the plan is to successfully merge new and existing offerings in the Louis R. Comeau building and the sports...

Burntcoat Steps Up Visitor Experience With Rock Solid Upgrades

The Honourable Scott Brison, President of the Treasury Board and Member of Parliament for Kings-Hants, on behalf of the Honourable Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development and Minister responsible for the Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency (ACOA), was at Burntcoat Head Park today to see first-hand infrastructure...

Large currency seizure at the Cornwall port of entry

On May 21, 2016, the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) seized approximately US$129,000 in undeclared currency from two Canadian residents attempting to enter Canada at the Cornwall port of entry....

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