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October Issue of TradeWaves Features Many Opportunities to Network

by wade on September 27, 2011

For Fall 2011 the Department of Innovation, Trade and Rural Development is busy working on several initiatives to assist companies with trade development opportunities. Planned activities include: market information sessions, educational training, trade development missions, and trade shows and conferences. Several of these are related to ocean technology and may be of interest to members: Read more.


FRCC Releases "Towards Recovered and Sustainable Groundfish Fisheries in Eastern Canada"

by wade on September 16, 2011

Halifax, N.S. Sept. 15, 2011 – The Fisheries Resource Conservation Council (FRCC) released today to the Honourable Keith Ashfield, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans, its report entitled, Towards Recovered and Sustainable Groundfish Fisheries in Eastern Canada. The report provides guidance for promoting the recovery of groundfish stocks (with an emphasis on cod) in Eastern Canada and the rebuilding of sustainable fisheries based on those stocks. Read more.

Canada Maritime Conference

2011-09-20 08:00
2011-09-21 18:00

Location: Fairmont Queen Elizabeth in Montreal, Canada, September 20 - 21


This year’s Canada Maritime Conference features two full days of top-level speakers addressing the critical issues facing Canada's vibrant maritime industry, including Canada's rail freight service review, port labor relations, forecasts for Canadian ports, and cross-cargo movements between American shippers and Canadian ports.


Highlighted speakers include:

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NEIA Breakfast Session: Accessing Global Talent—Enhancing Employer Competitiveness

2011-09-15 08:30

Where: 90 O'Leary Avenue, St. John's


Join us for breakfast on September 15, 2011, 8:30-10am and you will learn how you can hire immigrants with professional skill sets such as engineering and technology. 


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Engage Grant Program: NATI-NSERC Lunch and Learn

2011-09-21 12:00

On Wednesday, September 21, 2011 from 12:00 to 2:00 pm, join NATI and Jason Frenette, Research Partnerships Promotion Officer for NSERC in the NATI Board Room, 391 Empire Avenue, Suite 5. 


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