Industry, Trade and Rural Development - 2002

January, February, March, April, May, June,
July, August, September, October, November, December

January

January 7
Newfoundland and Labrador companies invited to explore market opportunities in New York City - Version française

NOTE TO EDITORS: News conference, January 8, Corner Brook, Subject: Funding for two organizations

January 8
NOTE TO EDITORS: Change in time of news conference by Minister Tulk: January 8
Corner Brook receives funding for pilot study to develop port
Humber Education Alliance receives provincial support

January 11
Call for delegates to participate in Offshore Technology Conference 2002

January 17
Trade off could jeopardize shipbuilding industry, says Minister Tulk
Business, labour and government form a strategic partnership to advance the economy

January 18
NOTE TO EDITORS: Information session to explore market opportunities in New York - January 21, St.John's
Opposition leader following government’s lead, says Minister Tulk

January 31
Improvements for Bird Cove to enhance access to archaeology

February

February 4
Norris Arm woman wins craft award in Halifax

February 6
Atlantic Canadian companies benefit from team approach - Version française

February 7
NOTE TO EDITORS: Minister will attend Gander and Area Chamber of Commerce's annual banquet
Atlantic Trade Ministers meet to discuss shipbuilding industry

February 11
NOTE TO EDITORS: News conference - Subject: New business operation
ICT Group to open major customer contact centre in St. John’s

Team Canada trade mission to Russia and Germany

February 14
NOTE TO EDITORS: News conference regarding province's craft industry

February 15
Local company signs memorandum of understanding to sell vodka in Russia
Craft industry development strategy funding announced

February 18
Local company signs memorandum with museum in Russia

February 19
Publishing company signs agreement with German agency
Festival of Flags signs another agreement

March

March 5
Gateway Labrador receives funding for new interpretation and information centre

March 7
First Strategic Partnership Forum scheduled for Friday

March 14
Upcoming symposium to spotlight emerging dimension stone industry

March 21
Industry, Trade and Rural Development to lead continued implementation of Renewal Strategy for Jobs and Growth
Small Business Advisory Council to be established
Community Economic Development Awards to be annual event
Backgrounder
Summary of major initiatives to stimulate business development in Newfoundland and Labrador

March 27
NOTE TO EDITORS: News conference, March 28, Marystown

March 28
New ownership and White Rose project bode well for shipyard at Marystown

April

April 2
Team Canada Atlantic Trade Mission to New York City

April 5
NOTE TO EDITORS: 10th Annual Provincial Wholesale Craft Show to be held next week

April 8
Cultural trade mission opens door for two Newfoundland and Labrador music groups

April 9
10th Annual Provincial Wholesale Craft Show a success

April 15
Increased interest in trade mission to New York leads ACOA and province to invite additional businesses as associate participants - Version française

April 19
Minister responds to false claim that Friede Goldman profited from shipyard sale
The province funds two entrepreneurship initiatives

Funding announced for Fisheries Heritage Architecture Preservation Initiative

April 26
Minister comments on statements by Opposition industry critic

April 27
Minister says news story on Infotel Call Centre leaves false impression

May

May 1
Makkovik group to preserve community museum

May 2
Funding to assist science and technology initiatives

May 15
Pilot study receives award from Business Retention and Expansion International

May 17
Gaultois ramping and mooring systems to be upgraded

Team Canada Atlantic ready to do business in New York

May 21
Team Canada Atlantic makes pitch to site selectors

May 22
Rodrigues winery showcases wines at exclusive event in New York City

May 23
IT company working to expand client base in New York area

Students to showcase their business savvy at Enterprise Olympics

May 24
Team Canada Atlantic first mission to New York ends on high note

May 28
NOTE TO EDITORS: Newfoundland and Labrador Export Awards - May 29, St. John's

May 30
18th Newfoundland and Labrador Export Award winners announced

June

June 7
Newfoundland and Labrador biotechnology companies head to Toronto for BIO 2002

Newfoundland and Labrador representatives to participate in world’s largest oil and gas show

June 15
Phase II of Coastal Tourism Initiative to be implemented

June 21
Team Canada Atlantic takes a bite out of Big Apple
- Version française

June 28
Window blind and metal furniture manufacturers receive funding

July

July 4
Producer receives funding to market Rare Birds in New England

July 18
Minister congratulates Ireland Newfoundland Partnership on continued commitment

July 25
Nominations sought for province's 2nd annual Community Economic Development Awards

July 26
Governments announce funding for new exhibit

August

August 22
Local delegation participating in Offshore Northern Seas 2002 next week in Norway

September

September 3
Delegation to attend international aerospace exhibition in Halifax

September 6
Diving in: Memorial University opens new marine station focused on the unique marine ecosystem of Newfoundland
Channel- Port aux Basques Gateway Village Project Receives Funding

September 9 
Incoming mission from Iceland to discuss business opportunities
with Newfoundland and Labrador home builders and suppliers

September 10
Renovated industrial park attracts manufacturing company to Trepassey

September 12
Funding announced to assist start up of print-making studio

September 13
Eastern Newfoundland Home Builders' Association - Delegation from Iceland, September 15-18

September 17
Deadline for Community Economic Development Award nominations

October

October 1
Dimension stone industry workshop - October 8-11, Grand Falls-Windsor
Team Canada Atlantic returning to New York
- Version française

October 4
Newfoundland and Labrador companies exhibit at Rhode Island marine technology trade show

October 7
Minister congratulates Lotek Wireless Inc. on receiving national export award

October 15
Finalists for 2002 Community Economic Development Awards Announced
New IT Centre Officially Opens
Fortune Head Trail Officially Open to Hikers

October 17
NOTE TO EDITORS: presentation of Community Economic Development Awards - October 19, Port aux Basques
NOTE TO EDITORS: to attend Pan Provincial Conference of Regional Economic Development Boards - October 18, Port aux Basques
Minister to lead delegation participating in trade mission to Boston

October 18
Preliminary consultant’s report received on Impacts of the Planned Reconfiguration of the Labrador Coastal Marine Service

St. John’s fashion designer receives national award

October 19
Annual Community Economic Development Awards presented

October 21
Small businesses making it happen in Newfoundland and Labrador
Small Business Advisory Council established

October 24
NOTE TO EDITORS: Minister will address Conception Bay South Chamber of Commerce - October 25, Kelligrews

October 30
Province partners with francophone group to deliver entrepreneurship program in French - Version française

October 31
Provincial companies to participate on follow-up Trade and Investment Mission to New York City

November

November 8
Final consultant’s report received on impacts of planned reconfiguration of Labrador Coastal Marine Service

November 12
Thedog8it! Inc., takes big bite out of big apple

November 13
Team Canada Atlantic successful in New York - Version française

November 19
Ministerial Statement - Northern Peninsula Employment and Economic Summit
One day boat-building seminar offered at Marine Institute

November 21
New England Trade and Investment Initiative generates rewards for local companies

December

December 2
Newfoundland and Labrador representatives to participate in international workboat show

December 12
Mobile stage manufacturer in Shearstown gains double EDGE status

December 16
Team Canada Atlantic Trade Mission to New York City results in account win for St. John’s-based Consilient Technologies - Version française


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