Making Richmond County climate comfort centres accessible 

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The Hurricane Fiona Recovery Fund is helping communities build resilience for future climate-related weather events Richmond County – Climate comfort centres play an essential role during extreme weather events, offering residents a place to shelter, charge devices, use the internet, and check in with family and friends. By providing a space where people can feel safe, supported, and connected during …

Port Hawkesbury gets funds to improve amenities at climate comfort centre

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The Hurricane Fiona Recovery Fund is helping communities build resilience for future climate-related weather events Port Hawkesbury – Climate comfort centres play an essential role during extreme weather events, offering residents a place to shelter, charge devices, use the internet and check in with family and friends. By providing a space where people can feel safe, supported, and connected during times …

Federal govt prescribes $2.9M boost for life sciences sector

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Halifax – Atlantic Canada’s life sciences sector attracts international investment and creates export opportunities that diversify our economy and create highly skilled jobs. In Nova Scotia, the Government of Canada is helping six life sciences companies seize new opportunities to grow their businesses. Federal government supports innovative life sciences companies. Andy Fillmore, Member of Parliament for Halifax, announced repayable contributions …

ACOA supports clean tech growth in Cape Breton

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Innovation at the heart of solutions to environmental challenges, expanding clean economy Sydney – Innovative clean tech companies operating out of the Verschuren Centre in Cape Breton are helping advance strong, sustainable solutions to the world’s biggesAdd Newt environmental challenges. That is why the Government of Canada is committed to supporting clean technologies which help diversify economies, create jobs and …

Lake Banook boosts profile as premiere paddling venue

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New and improved docks and boardwalk offer better experience for paddlers and spectators Dartmouth – Canadian communities flourish when they have safe, welcoming public spaces where people can come together to connect, engage, and participate in recreational programs and activities.  The Government of Canada is investing so more people can discover and enjoy the world-class paddling experiences that Dartmouth has …

New Green Energy System for McAdam Railway Station

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McAdam – Rural communities play an important role in building a strong, sustainable future for all Canadians. The Government of Canada is helping local organizations seize new opportunities for economic growth and development to improve climate resilience and transition to a greener economy. Jenica Atwin, Member of Parliament for Fredericton, announced an investment of $750,000 through ACOA’s Innovative Communities Fund …

Fundy-St Martins shines light on local tourism

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St. Martins – Communities flourish when local businesses and organizations have the infrastructure and resources they need to attract visitors to our rural areas. The Government of Canada, through the Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency (ACOA), is investing to support tourism growth in Fundy-St. Martins. Wayne Long, Member of Parliament for Saint John–Rothesay, announced an investment of $620,000 through ACOA’s Innovative …

Moncton to benefit from upgrades to deepen community connections

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Riverview – Canadian communities flourish when they have safe, welcoming public spaces where people can come together to connect, engage, and participate in recreational programs and activities. By investing in our infrastructure, we not only stimulate economies and create jobs – we build communities that attract people and businesses and make them want to stay. Ginette Petitpas Taylor, Minister of …

Growing Newfoundland and Labrador’s ocean workforce

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Government of Canada support will help marine sector professional organization promote careers in the ocean industry St. John’s – Atlantic Canada’s ocean economy creates good, highly skilled jobs and represents tremendous growth potential in the region and in international markets. Within the next ten years, Canada’s ocean workforce is expected to experience a significant turnover in employment, with estimates that …

Nova Scotia firms enriching global ocean industries with homegrown tech

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Government of Canada invests nearly $1M to help local companies with big solutions commercialize, expand their markets, and promote clean growth Lunenburg – With an ocean sector estimated to grow to over $25 billion by 2030, Atlantic Canada is poised to be a key player in the industry worldwide. In Nova Scotia, a trio of companies are expanding to deliver …