Innovation, Trade and Rural Development - 2008

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


January 10
Daniel�s Harbour Produces Community Improvement Plan

January 17
Labrador and Baffin Groups to Co-Host Major Business Conference
Town of Gander to Study Feasibility of Relief Centre

January 22
Two Labrador Communities Receive Help to Upgrade Ski Facilities

January 24
Local Companies to Participate in Two International Craft Shows

January 25
DVD to Market Francophone and Acadian Communities (Version fran�aise)

January 29
Companies on Bonavista Peninsula Targeting New Opportunities

January 30
Program Creates Awareness of Entrepreneurial Culture


February 4
St. John�s Craft Centre Wins Award

February 5
Manufacturing Workshop to be Held in Corner Brook

February 8
ECMA International Program Promotes Atlantic Canada�s Music and Artists to the World

February 12
Success of Design Workshops Leads to More Sessions

February 14
Popular Program Helps Rural Groups Plan Economic Development

February 18
MediaAdvisory: Premier Williams and Minister Taylor to Tour Marine Institute

February 19
Marine Institute Earning Reputation as a Leader in Ocean Development

February 22
Argentia Chamber Receives Funding to Help Identify Business Operations from Nickel Project

February 26
Minister Responds on North East Trade Corridor Transportation Study

February 27
Port Hope Simpson Pottery Studio Targets New Markets

Newfoundland and Labrador Companies to Participate in Irish Trade Mission

February 29
Media Advisory: Minister to Announce Funding for MedicLINK Systems Ltd.



March 3
Young Entrepreneur Receives Funding to Launch New Software
Media Advisory: Minister to Launch Export and Innovation Awards

March 4
Provincial Government Seeks Nominees for Export and Innovation Awards

March 6
Province Helps Establish Tele-presence Technology Centre at Marine Institute

March 14
Annual Provincial Wholesale Craft Show and Conference to be Held March 15-16

March 18
Media Advisory: Minister to Announce Funding for dataSentinel
Organization to Help Find New Uses for Forest Resources

March 19
Thumb-Sized Device Provides Private Data Storage Across the Globe

March 20
Eleven Companies Attend Toronto Food and Beverage Show
Team Canada Atlantic Heading to Chicago for Fall Trade Mission

March 26
MI International Receives Provincial Government Funding



April 3
Minister Marketing Province�s Ocean Technology Sector in San Diego

April 17
Media Advisory: Minister to Announce Winners of Export and Innovation Awards

April 18
Provincial Government Celebrates Industry�s Best
Media Advisory: Ministers to Announce Funding for College of the North Atlantic�s Stephenville Campus

April 22
Projects Announced for Tip of Northern Peninsula
Provincial Government Investment Increases Access to Paramedic Training

April 23

Media Advisory: Minister to Speak at NOIA's Spring Seminar

April 29
Newfoundland and Labrador Continues to Invest to Lead the Country in Poverty Reduction Initiatives
Budget 2008 Investments in Natural Resources, Business and Tourism Sectors Will Strengthen Province for Future Generations



May 13
Media Advisory: Minister to Announce R&D Funding

May 14
Provincial Government Invests in Expanding Capacity for Industrial Research and Development

May 15
High-Tech Company Offers Safety Solution to Parents of Teenage Drivers

May 16
Government Supports Call Centres in Marystown and Stephenville

May 22
Media Advisory: Minister to Speak at NATI�s AGM
Ministerial Statement - Province Selected Meeting Site of Trade Alliance

May 23
Over the Horizon Radar Targeted for Worldwide Markets

May 28
New Ice-Making Plant Planned for Cape Shore

May 29
Projects Announced for Bonavista Peninsula


June 2
Next Phase of Placentia�s Town Square Project Underway

June 10 Brings Heaven to St. John�s

June 12
Great Book of Gaelic Exhibition Launched in Corner Brook

Media Advisory: Minister to Speak at Official Opening of Marine Institute�s Command and Control Centre

June 13
International Convention to Showcase Atlantic Canada�s Contributions to Biotechnology Innovation

June 18
Media Advisory: Minister to Address Conference Board of Canada�s Innovation Council

June 20
Development Opportunities to be Showcased at Expo Labrador

June 25
Media Advisory: Funding to be Announced for Dynamic Air Shelters

June 27
Grand Bank Company Benefits from New Program for Displaced Workers


July 2
Software Company�s New Program Will Complete Timesheets Automatically

July 4
Local Entrepreneurs Use Indigenous Ingredients to Develop Spa Products

July 9
New Scholarship Recognizes Legacy of Local Entrepreneur

July 11
Province Links with Greenland

July 17
Local Manufacturer of Marine Lighting Seeks New Markets

July 23
Expedition Strengthens Ties Between Province and Rhode Island

July 25
Media Advisory: Minister Marks Arrival of Research Vessel in St. John�s

July 28
Ministers Announce $632,274 in Funding for Programs and Projects under the Northern Strategic Plan for Labrador

July 31
Panel Manufacturer Targets Northern Countries


August 5
New Boat Industry Training Program Will Aid Local Industry

August 14
Hi-Point Industries Expands Reach into United States

August 15
Oil and Gas Service Company to Increase Technical Capabilities

August 19
Local Magazines Poised to Penetrate Atlantic Canada Markets

August 21
Kilbride Food Manufacturer to Export Snacks to Atlantic Canada

August 22
Southern Avalon Heritage Group Receives Funding to Promote Area

August 26
Local Tour and Diving Company Sets Sights on European Markets
Media Advisory: Minister to Participate in Memorial



September 2
Mussel Farm Seeks to Distance Itself from Competition with New Brand

September 4
Governments of Canada and Atlantic Provinces Support for Atlantic Film Festival Means New Opportunities for Industry

September 5
Placentia Receives Funding to Continue Archeological Project

September 9
Town of Grand Falls-Windsor to Evaluate Riverfront Development

September 11
Town of Tilting to Examine Feasibility of Centre for Newfoundland/Irish Field Studies

September 12
East Coast Trail Receives More Than $728,000 in Provincial Support for Extension and Maintenance

September 16
Investments Focused on Increasing Tourism Capacity on Northern Peninsula

September 17
Media Advisory: Minister to Participate in Investment Announcement

September 24
Media Advisory: Premier and Ministers to Announce Expansion of Footwear Manufacturer in Harbour Grace

September 25
World-Leading Footwear Manufacturer Expands Harbour Grace Facility

September 26
ACE Memorial to Represent Canada in Singapore

September 30
Lewisporte to Develop Marina Business Plan


October 3
SIFE Memorial Wins International Competition

October 7
St. John�s Company Helps Monitor the World of Advertising

October 10
Reverse Trade Show Helps Local Business Target the Public Sector

October 14
Provincial Government Enables Extension to Ivy Durley Place
Deer Lake Metal Fabrication Company Expands

October 16
Exploits Pelletizing Inc. to Maximize Raw Materials

October 17
Media Advisory: Minister to Deliver Opening Remarks at World Summit

October 20
Small Business Week Celebrates Role of Entrepreneurs

October 21
$45,000 Provided to Golf Newfoundland and Labrador To Support Education and Marketing Efforts

October 23
Project Strengthens Competitiveness of Enterprises

October 24
Media Advisory: Minister to Address Exploits Valley Chamber of Commerce

October 31
Media Advisory: Ministers to Attend Poverty Reduction Strategy Consultation in Harbour Breton



November 12
Manufacturing Insights Session to be Held in Labrador City

November 13
Western Newfoundland Hotel to Boost Marketing Efforts to Attract Tourists

November 14
Team Canada Atlantic Announces Companies and Technology Organizations Participating in Chicago Mission

November 17
Team Canada Atlantic Arrives in Chicago for Trade Mission

November 18
Team Canada Atlantic Hosts Taste of Atlantic Canada in Chicago

November 25
Trinity Historical Society to Chronicle Local History

November 26
Ministerial Statement - BR&E Program Supports Development of Private Sector Enterprises

November 27
Chapel Arm Woodcrafts Receives Support to Market Products

November 28
Media Advisory: Minister to Participate in Launch
Media Advisory: Minister to Address Workshop


December 1
Ministerial Statement - Workshop to Enhance Capacity of Manufacturing Sector
Province Invests in Fur Farm Operation for Comfort Cove

December 5
Program Aimed at Young Francophones (Version fran�aise)

December 9
Media Advisory: Ministers Available to Media in Grand Falls-Windsor

December 10
Town of Winterton Celebrates History of Wooden Boat Building

December 11
Media Advisory: Minister to Speak at OceansAdvance�s AGM
SmartBay Project Strengthens Province�s Position as Industry Leader

December 16
International Appalachian Trail Progressing In Western Newfoundland

December 18
Town of Heart�s Delight-Islington Receives Funding to Develop Marina and Boat Basin

December 23
Northern Peninsula Trail System Receives Provincial Government Support

December 30
SABRI�s Tourism Plan Made Possible with Provincial Government Support

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