Innovation, Business and Rural Development - 2011

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

On October 28, 2011, most of the programs of the Department of Business were merged with the Department of Innovation, Trade and Rural Development

News releases from the former Department of Business.

January

January 12
Locally-Baked Goods Reaching Store Shelves Across Canada

January 17
Media Advisory: Minister to Participate in Investment Announcement

January 18
Media Advisory: Significant Funding to be Announced for C-CORE

January 19
$2 Million Investment Enables C-CORE to Look North


January 24
Atlantic Companies Looking to Grow Business Connections in Panama

January 26
Minister Sullivan Highlights the Benefits of the Trans-Gulf Fibre Optic Network

January 28
Media Advisory: Minister Sullivan to Make Announcements in Clarenville

January 31
Clarenville Yacht Club Charts Course to Accommodate Recreational Boaters

Greater Accumulation of Snow Creates Greater Opportunities for Clarenville Businesses

 

February

February 2
Cape St. George Memorial Helps Commemorate Journey of Acadians (Version française)

February 7
Media Advisory: Minister to Speak at Craft Industry’s Awards of Excellence

February 10
Harbour Grace School to Use Funding to Enhance Program

February 14
Media Advisory: Minister to Announce Investments Focused on Boosting Ocean Technology Capabilities

Ocean Technology Capacity Boosted with Provincial Support

February 16
Lights, Camera, Action for Corner Brook Students

February 21
Media Advisory: Minister to Make Announcements in Labrador

February 22
Federal and Provincial Governments Invest in College of the North Atlantic’s Labrador Campuses
Improvements Fortify Labrador Ski Club on International Stage

February 23
Investments Enable Nunatsiavut Government to Harness Economic Development Opportunities


March

March 1
Mining Activity Leads Labrador Company to Expand

March 9
Media Advisory: Minister to Speak at Technology Summit

March 10
Media Advisory: Minister to Highlight Value of Innovation at Millcrest Academy

March 11
Cain’s Quest Breaking Trails for Extreme Sporting in Labrador
Sparking Innovation Among Grand Falls-Windsor Students

March 17
Provincial Government to Participate in Canada-European Union Trade Negotiations

March 18
Media Advisory: Minister to Speak at Municipalities Newfoundland and Labrador Central Regional Meeting

March 21
Media Advisory: Minister to Speak at Multilateral Roundtable

March 23
Media Advisory: Ministers to Announce Funding
The Governments of Canada and Newfoundland and Labrador Announce Investments in Infrastructure

March 24
Media Advisory: Minister to Announce Support for Industry Training in Grand Falls-Windsor

March 25
Cranberry Farmers in Central Region Look to Harvest Greater Yield

March 30
Media Advisory: Minister to Speak at NLOWE Conference in Corner Brook

March 31
Lean, Streamlined Operations Goal of Businesses
 

 

April

April 5
Ministerial Statement - Investments in Workforce Improve Productivity and Competitiveness

April 7
Ministerial Statement - Program Helps Business Address Expansion and New Growth Opportunities

April 13
Ministerial Statement - Cluster Development Helping Companies Become More Competitive

April 19
Business and Innovation Investments Enhance Road to Prosperity for Newfoundland and Labrador

April 21
Giving Graduates and Businesses an Advantage


May

May 3
Media Advisory: Minister to Announce Investment in NavSim Technology

May 4
Local Company to Navigate Waters to International Markets

May 12
Media Advisory: Minister to Make Announcements in Bonavista

May 13
Bonavista’s Cultural Tourism Cluster Gets Boost
Culture Leads to New Developments in Bonavista-Trinity
Media Advisory: Minister to Participate in Regional Youth Summit

May 17
Booming Activity in Labrador West Continues to Lead to Benefits for Small Business

May 18
Media Advisory: Minister to Speak at 10th Anniversary of Techsploration

May 20
Investments Support a Rapidly Growing Aquaculture Industry

May 24
Media Advisory: Minister to Announce Funding  

May 25
Stage is Set for Film and Television Industry to Expand
Ministerial Statement - Women Continue to Progress into Senior Leadership Roles

May 27
Media Advisory: Minister to Recognize Provincial Francophone Day  (Version française)

May 31
Ministerial Statement - Session Enables Businesses to Target Opportunities in Mining Industry

 


June

June 2
Media Advisory: Minister to Provide Opening Remarks at Manufactured Right Here Exhibition

June 3
Media Advisory: Minister to Participate in Centennial Celebrations

June 6
Media Advisory: Minister to Announce Funding for Interpretation Centre in Manuels

June 7
500 Million Year Old Fossils Lead to Economic Development Opportunities Today

June 8
Media Advisory: Minister to Announce Investments in Research and Development

June 9
Mining and Petroleum Industries Receive Funding for Research and Development

June 10
Media Advisory: Minister to Attend SEUS-CP Conference in New Brunswick

June 14
Media Advisory: Minister to Attend Meeting of Internal Trade Ministers

June 17
Media Advisory: Ministers to Participate in MADD Ceremony

June 23
Media Advisory: New Exhibit Explores the Science of Genomics
New Exhibit Explores the Science of Genomics

June 29
Rural Broadband Initiative Launched with Call for Proposals

June 30
Norman’s Cove Wholesale Food Company Expands Product Line


July

July 13
Quality North Building for the Future

July 14
Local Businesses Explore Links in the Public Sector Supply Chain

July 21
Gander Software Company Targets Bigger Market

July 25
Media Advisory: Minister to Make Announcement in Ferryland

July 26
Media Advisory: Minister to Make Announcements in Central Region
Colony of Avalon Undertakes Upgrades That Enhance Visitor Experience

July 27
Marine Institute’s First Regional Fisheries and Marine Centre to Open in Lewisporte
Media Advisory: Ministers to Attend Events in Grand Falls-Windsor
Prospects Brighten for Pine Cove Gold Mine

July 28
New Skilled Trades Suite Expands Programming Opportunities at College of the North Atlantic in Grand Falls-Windsor

 


August

August 2
Partnership with National Geographic Will Lead to Development of Geotourism Guide

August 5
Gander-Based Aviation Museum Lands Provincial Investment

August 11
Media Advisory: Premier to Make Significant Announcement in St. Lawrence
Premier Announces Support for St. Lawrence Fluorspar Mine
Media Advisory: Premier to Announce Funding in Marystown

August 12
Town of Marystown Receives an Additional $543,000 to Attract Commercial and Industrial Developments

August 16
Investing in the Opening of New Markets for Atlantic Region Businesses

August 18
Petroleum R&D Receives Provincial Government Funding

August 22
Media Advisory: Minister to Announce Initiative that Supports Women Entrepreneurs

August 23
Partnership Focused on Increasing Opportunities for Women Entrepreneurs
Awards Program to Support Province’s Youth Announced by Provincial Government

August 25
Crafts of Character Website is Re-stitched, Revamped and Redesigned

August 26
Ocean Technology Company Targets Increased Sales
Media Advisory: Minister to Make Announcement in Grand Falls-Windsor

August 29
New Programs to Enhance Innovation-Related Activities
Media Advisory: Minister to Announce Funding for Town of Grand Falls-Windsor

August 30
Grand Falls-Windsor’s Riverfront and Downtown Development Supported by Provincial Government
Town of Gander Building a Stronger Downtown

August 31
Clarenville Events Centre Targets Expanded Potential
Increased Activity Opens the Door for New Accommodations in Marystown
Board Appointments Announced for Research & Development Corporation

 


October

October 3
Atlantic Canadian Offshore Industry Businesses Head to Brazil

October 13
Ocean Week Highlights Local Sector

October 14
Small Business is Big Business in Newfoundland and Labrador

October 17
Co-operating for Economic Gain

October 18
Media Advisory: Minister to Attend Opening Night of St. John’s International Women’s Film Festival


November

November 4
Media Advisory: Minister to Speak at International Food and Craft Fair

November 7
Program Improves Business Success through Improved Quality Controls

November 9
Community Radio Creating a Stronger Cultural Connection (Version française)

November 14
New Simulator Software Increases Safety for Fish Harvesters
Expanded Old Perlican Marina Targets Recreational Boaters

November 15
Ocean Industries Student Research Awards Competition Targets Top Talent
Funding Supports New Craft Centre for Makkovik
Media Advisory: Minister to Participate in Opening Ceremonies of Employers’ Conference

November 16
Media Advisory: Minister to Speak at Showcase
Local Manufacturer to Secure Industry Certification

November 17
Investment Supports Women Entrepreneurs on the Burin Peninsula

November 18
Media Advisory: Minister to Announce Investment in Research and Development

November 21
Research & Development Corporation - Statoil Canada and RDC Invest $2 million to Grow Research and Development Petroleum Education in Newfoundland and Labrador
Media Advisory: Minister to Address Reverse Trade Show
Media Advisory: Minister to Announce Investment in Future Generation of Student Researchers

November 22
Research & Development Corporation - Memorial University Student Researchers Net $835,000 in Funding

November 23
Harbour Breton Looks to Capitalize on Thriving Business Activity

November 24
Media Advisory: Minister to Address Economic Development Summit in Gander

November 25
Research & Development Corporation - College of the North Atlantic Making Waves in Applied Research

November 29
Battle Harbour Historic Site Plans for the Future with Investments from the Government of Canada and Government of Newfoundland and Labrador

November 30
Renovations to St. Gabriel’s Hall Will Bring the House Down


December

December 1
A Bright Future for Local Marine Lighting Manufacturer
Labrador Heritage Society Upgrades North West River Waterfront with Government Support

December 7
Media Advisory: Minister to Speak at OceansAdvance’s AGM

December 14
Research & Development Corporation - New Funding to Help Researchers Acquire Valuable Work Experience in the Private Sector

December 15
Spotlight on Brazil: Study Confirms Huge Market Potential for Atlantic Canadian Companies

December 19
Research & Development Corporation Supports Health Research that Benefits Province
Media Advisory: Minister to Highlight Value of Innovation at Goulds Elementary

December 20
Media Advisory: Minister to Announce Funding to Improve Broadband Access in Labrador
Projects Directed at Unleashing the Potential of Youth

December 21
Governments of Canada and Newfoundland and Labrador Invest to Increase Broadband Services in Labrador
Media Advisory: Minister to Announce Funding Under Rural Broadband Initiative

December 22
Minister Announces Funding for Rural Broadband Initiative


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