Wednesday, February 20, 2019

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....

Continued growth for Squeeze Studio Animation, a firm specializing in high-quality 3D animation

Financial support from Government of Canada to help Québec City firm acquire leading-edge equipment and pursue its commercialization activities....

Trump nominee for drug oversight position withdraws from consideration

President Donald Trump says the Pennsylvania congressman he chose to be the country's czar at the Office of National Drug Control Policy is withdrawing...