Public Advisory: Provincial Government Announces Call for Applications Under Job Creation Partnerships Program

Advanced Education and Skills

The Department of Advanced Education and Skills is now accepting applications under the Job Creation Partnerships (JCP) Program for the coming year.

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Source:: Government of Newfoundland and Labrador

      

New Community Clinic Officially Opened on the Burin Peninsula

Health and Community Services

The new community clinic located near Boat Harbour on the Burin Peninsula has officially been opened. Through an investment of approximately $2.5 million, the Placentia West Medical Clinic is providing medical and community health services to communities from Monkstown to Parker’s Cove serving a population of approximately 3,000 residents.

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Source:: Government of Newfoundland and Labrador

      

Funding Announced for Acadian and Francophone Initiatives, Community Media

By Communities, Culture and Heritage Communities, Culture and Heritage — Acadian Affairs Minister Michel Samson announced funding to support Acadian and francophone initiatives and to strengthen Nova Scotia’s francophone community media today, March 6. …read more

Source:: Government of Nova Scotia

      

Harper Government announces Support for a New Testing and Validation Space for Manufacturers and Entrepreneurs to Accelerate Product Development and Commercialization

By Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario Fanshawe College will introduce a collaborative, integrated facility for companies to test their products, with the aid of an investment of up to $8.1 million, announced today by Minister of State (FedDev Ontario) Gary Goodyear, Minister of State (Science and Technology); Ed Holder, Susan Truppe, Member of Parliament for London North Centre; and Joe Preston, Member of Parliament for Elgin-Middlesex-London. …read more

Source:: Government of Canada

      

Financement pour les initiatives acadiennes et francophones et les médias communautaires

By Communities, Culture and Heritage Communities, Culture and Heritage — Michel Samson, ministre des Affaires acadiennes, a annoncé aujourd’hui 6 mars du financement à l’appui des initiatives acadiennes et francophones et des médias communautaires francophones de la Nouvelle-Écosse. …read more

Source:: Government of Nova Scotia

      

UN kicks off International Women&#39s Day celebration with appeal for gender equality

Despite great strides in the advancement of gender parity, women still lag behind men across an array of critical areas, from political representation and wage inequality to education – a gender gap that the United Nations is once again tackling head-on as it kicks off its annual observance of International Women’s Day. …read more

Source:: United Nations

      

AWS-3 Wireless Auction a Win for Consumers

By Industry Canada The results are in: Canada’s latest spectrum auction will support wireless competition, and lead to more choice, lower prices and better services for consumers. Industry Minister James Moore today announced that five companies have won spectrum across the country, with new competitors emerging as winning bidders on most of the spectrum. The total revenue generated from the AWS-3 spectrum auction is $2.11 billion, money that will be reinvested in priorities that matter to Canadians. …read more

Source:: Government of Canada

      

Matos Winery Expanding to Meet Growing Demand for Local Wine

By Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency The Matos family culture is built on the principles of hard work, integrity, uncompromising desire for quality and long-term stewardship of the land. These principles have helped the Matos Winery create award-winning products that are in high demand. …read more

Source:: Government of Canada