Innovation, Trade and Rural Development - 2007

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


January 3
Government Seeks Nominations for Newfoundland and Labrador Exporter of the Year Award

January 10
Florida More Than a Vacation Destination: Atlantic Canadians Find Export Opportunities

January 11
Investments in Rural Development a Priority for Government 

January 18
Northern Peninsula Business Group Receives Funding to Develop Export Strategies
Labrador Organizations Receive More Than $90,000 for Development Projects 

January 26
Initiatives Set to Market Province’s Trade and Transportation Potential

January 31
Nineteen Local Craft Producers Head to Atlantic Trade Show 


February 1
International Buyers to Participate in Atlantic Craft Trade Show 2007

February 2
Two Theatre Companies Use Funding to Improve Productions

February 5
Newfoundland and Labrador Craft Producers Win Awards

February 7
Honouring Our Soldiers and Promoting Adventure Tourism in Eastern Newfoundland

February 12
International Music Industry Representatives to Participate in East Coast Music Awards

February 15
New England Technology Company Opens Manufacturing Plant in Newfoundland and Labrador

February 22
Media Advisory: Ministers to Address Investment Forum

February 23
Fund Helps Towns With Development Opportunities and Upgrades
Premier Williams to Travel to Ireland to Participate in Trade Mission, March Hare Events


March 1
Ireland Visit Yields New Partnerships, Opportunities

March 8
Media Advisory - New Partnership and 22nd Annual Export Awards
Atlantic Canadian Seafood Processors Explore Production Technology and Trends

March 9
Funding Agreement Helps Local Exporters
Newfoundland and Labrador Companies to Participate in Oil Sands Forum
North Atlantic Refining Wins 2007 Exporter of the Year Award

March 12
Team Canada Atlantic Heading to Boston for Fall Trade Mission

March 15
Fund Supports Winter Fun in Labrador

March 16
Supplier Development Session Scheduled for Bay Roberts

March 23
Funding Helps Rural Communities Attract New Business and Tourists

Ministerial Statement - 14th Annual Provincial Craft Show and Marketing Conference to be Held March 24-25

March 26
Atlantic Ocean Tech Industry Expands European Exports


April 12
Media Advisory: Announcement on Funding for Newfoundland Independent Filmmakers Cooperative (NIFCO)

April 13
Filmmakers’ Facility To Go High Definition Thanks To An Investment Of More Than $1.4 Million

April 16
Atlantic Seafood Buyers and Sellers Head to World’s Largest Seafood Event

April 25
Expatriates Return to Their Roots to Start Business

April 26
Taking Action to Achieve Our Vision of a Prosperous Newfoundland and Labrador: Investing in Economic Development and Diversification
Turning Vision into Action: New Strategy Fuels R&D Momentum

April 27
Atlantic Canadian Exporters to Exhibit at Canada’s Focal Point for International Trade


May 1
Ministerial Statement - Grand Bank Company Experiences Rapid Growth

Atlantic Canadian Biotech Companies to Participate in International Biotechnology Convention

May 4
New Visitor Centre in Portugal Cove South Officially Opens Its Doors

May 8
Opposition Continues Campaign of Misinformation on Fibre Optic Project

May 9
Opposition Misrepresenting Fibre Optic Information
Media Advisory: Minister to Hold Media Scrum Regarding Fibre Optic Project

May 11
Minister Pleased Opposition Sees Merit in Fibre Optic Project

May 15
Atlantic Canadian Manufacturers to Improve Their Export Security Measures

May 17
Province Provides Support to Prepare for Cupids400 Celebrations

May 23
Government-Community Partnership Continues in Bay St. George

May 24
Supplier Development Sessions Scheduled for Central Region
Ministerial Statement - Northern Peninsula Company to Market Premium Iceberg Water in Texas

May 25
New Interpretation Centre Opens at Holyrood Pond

May 28
New Exhibit Highlights Importance of Wetlands and Marine Areas
Ministerial Statement - Province Hosting International Meteorological and Oceanographic Congress

May 29
Two Avalon Peninsula Companies Receive Funding to Help Increase Exports

May 31
Minister Provides Clarification of Ireland Car Expenses


June 1
Local Businesses Head to Iceland to Develop Export Markets
Media Advisory: Meeting of Committee on Internal Trade (CIT)

June 4
Media Advisory: Announcement on Aerospace Initiative for Goose Bay
Provincial Aerospace Brings Surveillance Training to Happy Valley-Goose Bay
Opposition Continues to Spread False Information About Car Service Costs

June 7
Media Advisory: Meeting of Committee on Internal Trade (CIT)
Trade Ministers Review Progress on Action Plan

June 13
Media Advisory: Ministers Participating in CBDC Conference

Government Helping Northern Peninsula Develop Tourism Amenities and Attractions

June 15
Metal Fabricator to Earn Higher Certification to Compete Internationally

June 20
Icelandic Trade Mission Pleases Participants

June 21
Supplier Development Session Scheduled for Happy Valley-Goose Bay
Minister Taylor Responds to Incorrect Statements of Federal Regional Minister
Underwater Competition Draws International Students to Province

June 22
Media Advisory: Minister Participating in International ROV Competition Opening Reception
Newfoundlanders Participate in Festival of the Sea Conferences in Ireland

June 27
Media Advisory: Minister Ottenheimer Keynote Speaker at National Co-operative AGM and Congress
Government Signs MOU with Newfoundland-Labrador Federation of Co-operatives
Manufacturers in Central Newfoundland Aim to Increase Success Through Co-operation


July 4
Canada’s New Government and Government of Newfoundland and Labrador Help Promote Tourism in Western Newfoundland and Southern Labrador

July 5
Canada’s New Government and Government of Newfoundland and Labrador help Hike Interest in International Appalachian Trail
Aquaculture Industry on South Coast Gets Infrastructure Boost from Federal and Provincial Governments
Town of Harbour Breton Celebrates Official Opening of the Elliott Premises

July 6
James Ryan General Store in Elliston to be Restored Thanks to Investments from Federal and Provincial Governments
Clarenville Nordic Ski Club to Upgrade Facilities
Gander Tourist Chalet to be Enhanced Thanks to Federal and Provincial Investments

July 24
Media Advisory: Minister Taylor to Speak at News Conference for Quorum Information Technologies Inc.

July 25
Province Assists Expansion of Quorum Information Technologies Inc. to Newfoundland and Labrador

July 27
e-Learning Company to Test Market New Learning Technologies

July 31
Ministers Announce $58,000 in Funding to Stephenville Theatre Festival


August 1
St. John’s Technology Company Signs Contract following Iceland Trade Mission

August 7
Province Funds Cultural Tourism Projects on Burin Peninsula

August 8
Grand Bank Memorial Honours Province’s Mariners

August 10
Media Advisory: Minister Taylor to Speak at Labrador Straits Bakeapple Folk Festival

August 15
Alpaca Farm Will Produce Wool in Western Newfoundland

August 16
Bay St. George Community Development Committee Has New Facilitator

August 20
Southern Shore Non-Profit Groups Receive Funding for Tourism-Related Initiatives

August 21
Petroleum Researchers Meet to Study North Atlantic Sedimentary Basins
Conception Bay South Walking, Wetlands, and Wildlife Project Receives Funding

August 27
Provincial Government Signs Agreement that Advances Telecommunications Operations in Province



October 17
Ministers Recognize Prominent Role of Small Business

October 23
New Software Helps Retailers Identify Marketing Solutions

October 25
Historic Structure to Receive Protection from Ocean Erosion

October 26
Gourmet Seafood Manufacturer Set to Penetrate Export Markets


November 1
Changes to Fisheries Loan Guarantee Program Allow Harvesters to Access More Capital

November 5
Team Canada Atlantic Arrives in Boston for Trade Mission

November 6
Team Canada Atlantic Hosts "Taste of Atlantic Canada" in Boston

November 7
Young Entrepreneur Flying High with New Business at Marble Mountain

November 9
Newfoundland and Labrador Products Popular at Fort McMurray Show

November 14
College Announces New Institute for Cultural Tourism

November 15
Federal and Provincial Governments Help Norstead Village Bring Viking Customs to Life
Norris Point to Make Significant Improvements to Waterfront Area
Corner Brook Stream Secures Federal and Provincial Support for Growth

November 16
Alliance to Support Trade and Investment in Canada and the United States

November 21
Newfoundland and Labrador Holds First Trade Show in Iceland

November 22
Rigolet Receives Funding to Re-create Lord Strathcona House

November 23
Supplier Development Session to Help Businesses Sell to the Public Sector

November 27
Federal and Provincial Governments Support Menihek Nordic Ski Club

November 28
Newfoundland and Labrador Companies Complete Successful Trade Mission to Iceland

November 30
Codroy Valley Tourism Operators to Promote Region’s Attractions
Newfoundland and Labrador Culture Shines in Iceland


December 5
Media Advisory: Minister to Speak at NEIA Conference

December 7
Media Advisory: Announcement of Enhancement Plans for Port of Corner Brook

December 10
Corner Brook Port to Increase Cargo Capacity
Federal and Provincial Governments Enable Stephenville Educational Institutions to Train Military Personnel

December 11
Media Advisory: News Conference and Media Technical Briefing

December 13
Province Announces Next Phase of Government's Broadband Initiative

December 27
Group Hopes to Build Visitors Centre in Manuels River Linear Park


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