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News Aerospace General
October 14, 2020  

WestJet suspends service to four cities in Atlantic Canada

Suspension eliminates more than 100 flights weekly or almost 80% of seat capacity from the region.

News Energy Manufacturing General Sustainability
September 10, 2020  

Feds invest $9.4M in Atlantic Canada tidal energy projects

Renewable energy source has the potential to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by replacing electricity generated from fossil fuels.

News Food & Beverage Government Manufacturing Economy General
April 27, 2020  

Ottawa announces $62.5M aid for fish and seafood sector

Earmarked for PPE and to help fish and seafood companies adapt their plants to comply with health directives.

News General
March 3, 2020  

Atlantic Canadian life science firms receiving $1.7M from feds

Four Halifax-based companies are part of a cluster of more than 100 locally-owned life sciences businesses

News Manufacturing General
February 25, 2020  

Fed’s Ocean Supercluster announces $6.8M startup project

The program aims to increase industrial use of marine technologies and grow the ocean industries workforce

News Manufacturing Economy General
January 7, 2020  

J.D. Irving forecasts 6,800 hires in Canada, US over three years

Reflects anticipated retirements, business growth and normal workforce turnover.

News Manufacturing General
September 12, 2019  

Maritime grids, forestry, coastlines need storm rethink: experts

Too much emphasis put on rebuilding North American networks after they’ve blown down rather than prevention.

News Manufacturing General
April 8, 2019  

Climate change wake up: Swift action needed on rising seas

Study predicts quadrupling of flooding along the Halifax waterfront as sea levels rise 20 centimetres by mid century.

News Government Manufacturing General
November 6, 2018  

Atlantic Canada trade mission hopes to bolster trade links to China

Federal and provincial effort will promote food, education, clean growth, and tourism sectors.

News Energy Government Manufacturing Oil & Gas General
May 31, 2018  

Trans Mountain? Then revive Energy East pipeline: Raitt

Morneau warns the Kinder Morgan deal does not set a new precedent for other projects.

News Energy Manufacturing General
May 23, 2018  

Future of massive Nova Scotia wind tower plant remains a mystery

Optimism is low that the former DSME Trenton facility will re-open as a major employer.

News Automotive Manufacturing General
January 22, 2018  

Tesla to install Atlantic Canada ‘supercharger’ stations for its vehicles

Seven in the Maritimes: five in New Brunswick and two in Nova Scotia by the end of 2018.

News Government Manufacturing Business Operations General Operations Production
October 26, 2016  

Atlantic provinces need to shed trade, regulatory barriers

Study says removing barriers could create gains across Canada as high as 3.3% of GDP.

News Energy Government Oil & Gas General Operations Production
February 3, 2015  

Oil price plunge a mixed bag for Atlantic workers

Conference Board of Canada says Alberta’s oil woes create a ripple effect.

News Energy Forestry Government Manufacturing Oil & Gas Business Operations Economy General
November 4, 2014  

Global risks could affect growth in Atlantic Canada: think tank

Atlantic Provinces Economic Council predicts modest economic gains in 2015.