Innovators: NEWS POSTS


Canada Seizing a “market moment” in recruiting students from India

by wade on July 14, 2011

After a slow beginning a decade ago, Canadian Universities are now hastily working to recruit students from the vast numbers of bright young scholars from India. On June 27, Campbell Clark reported in The Globe and Mail that Canadian Universities offer a valuable service to both Canada and India as they develop joint programs between the two countries for scholars and researchers, building business ties and deepening political connections. However, despite potential benefits, these connections are under reported.   Read more.

The July Issue of INTRD's "Trade Waves"

by wade on July 14, 2011

Latest Issue of Trade Waves • Traditional & Emerging Markets Upcoming Trade & Export Development Initiatives

  • Oceans MTS/IEEE, Kona, Hawaii, September 19-22
  • Atlantic Technology Partnering Mission to RETECH (Renewable Energy Technology Conference & Exhibition), Washington D.C., September 20-22
  • Alberta Foodservice Expo, Calgary, October 2-3 
  • Atlantic Canada Oil & Gas/Oceans Trade Mission to Brazil Rio, Brazil, October 3-6
  • ANUGA 2011, Cologne, Germany, October 8-12
  • Grocery Innovations, Toronto, October 24-25
  • Americas Food and Beverage Show, Miami, November 14-15
Read more.

City of St. John’s Economic Update

by wade on July 14, 2011

Newfoundland and Labrador led the country in year-over-year growth in average weekly earnings in March 2011, according to Statistics Canada....

Oil is now flowing from the Hibernia South Extension (HSE) field....

Current pricing and an increasing supply of active listings will contribute to lower housing market activity throughout the St. John’s area over the coming months, according to Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation’s (CMHC’s) Housing Market Outlook....   Read more.

Maritime Professional Update

by wade on July 13, 2011

High Speed Misery: for Both Superferries & U.S. Taxpayers Alike  Marad offers former Hawaii Superferry hulls for sale on “as is, where is” basis. When and where the boats will go is anyone’s guess. Could they be reflagged?   NTSB An independent agency focused solely on transportation safety   Read more.

The Latest From Maritime Today

by wade on July 13, 2011

Libya Lays Up Tankers, Gadafi Feels the Heat Posted 07/07/11 at 10:51 AM According to a report from Reuters, many oil tankers in Libya's state-owned fleet remain anchored and unable to trade because of cash flow issues. Crude oil shipments from Libya, once Africa's third largest producer, have been at a virtual standstill for months as leader Muammar Gaddafi has faced international pressure and sanctions... Read more.