Sunday, June 24, 2018

Forest Glen Benefits from Canada 150 Infrastructure Program

The Forest Glen Community Center has received $20,026 in funding through the Canada 150 Community Infrastructure Program (CIP150) to assist with upgrades to the building. During a visit to the Center on Monday night, Colin Fraser, Member of Parliament for West Nova, delivered the news on behalf of the Honourable Navdeep Bains, Minister of...

Atlantic Film Festival rolls out red carpet for industry and patrons

On the opening day of the 36th edition of the Atlantic Film Festival, Andy Fillmore, Member of Parliament for Halifax, is announcing two separate contributions to the Atlantic Film Festival Association totaling $563,300. Later this evening, MP Fillmore will join other guests to deliver remarks prior to the curtain rising for the Halifax premiere...

Annapolis County Food Bank Expands to Serve Community

Colin Fraser, Member of Parliament for West Nova, today announced an $11,197 contribution, through the Canada 150 Community Infrastructure Program, to support the Twelve Baskets Food Bank Association as it upgrades and expands its building....

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....