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Rich in ocean resources and boundless potential, Canada’s ocean capabilities run deep. Canada’s Ocean Asset map is an evergreen tool that visually captures the breadth of world-class experience, products, and services that Canadian companies have on offer to the world.

Visit the full site here.  Update/claim your Map listing here.



Oceans Holyrood Initiative rolls out marketing plan to realize technology hub potential.  Read more here.

NEIA welcomes support to help Canada’s offshore oil and gas industry pursue a sustainable, long-term, lower-emitting future. Read more here.

Amazon Prime’s The Future Code takes a deep dive into Canada’s Ocean Supercluster.  Read more here.

NATI to administer new program that will help Newfoundland and Labrador companies conduct business online.  Read more here.

Canada’s an ocean nation, time to take our place as a leader on world stage by Kendra MacDonald.  Read full story here.

Industry-Leading Optics from SubC Imaging.  Read more here.

The Ocean Startup Project’s Re-engineering Your Ocean Tech Career. Missed the webinar?  Watch the recording here.

Marine Institute Alumni Award 2020…Nominate an amazing MI Graduate.  Click here for details.





WIL Digital Student Wage Subsidy
An innovative Work Integrated Learning program that helps employers grow their businesses by providing financial assistance for hiring post-secondary students.  For more information click here.

Call for Content: Submission of technical papers, essays, and short articles for the Spring 2021 issue of the Journal of Ocean Technology – Renewable Ocean Energy. For more information click here.

Wage Subsidy Programs Available for NL Firms Pursuing Clean Growth. If your organization plans to hire, now is the time!  Read more here.

Venture for Canada Wage Subsidy
Venture for Canada’s Internship Program will now offer all employers a 75% wage subsidy. That’s up to $7,500 for each student hire this Fall. For more information, click here.

Business Interruption Recovery Fund
The Newfoundland & Labrador Organization of Women Entrepreneurs has launched the Business Interruption Recovery Fund to assist women entrepreneurs in Newfoundland and Labrador to access business supports to navigate COVID-19.  For more information click here.

Round Five Seed Fund Applications Accepted Starting August 20
The OFI Seed Fund supports ocean-related projects that offer high potential for innovation success but need small amounts of funding to help them move forward and grow. For more information click here.

Tender Notice – Notice of Proposed Procurement (NPP)
Transport Canada requires the removal and disposal of thirteen wrecked and abandoned vessels in various locations throughout three of the Atlantic Provinces.  For more information click here.

Women in Resource Development Corporation (WRDC) 2020 Trades & Technology Scholarships.  Click here for more information.




Global OCEANS 2020: Singapore – U.S. Gulf Coast: October 5 – 14, 2020

OceansAdvance, ACOA and its Pan Atlantic Oceans Partners are excited to announce we have a total of 8 industry partners and 19 participants attending the first virtual IEEE OES-MTS OCEANS event: Global OCEANS2020 Singapore-U.S. Gulf Coasts Conference and Exhibition.  Click here for more information.

Changing Tides: Engaging Immigrant and International Talent in Canada’s Ocean Industries: Wednesday, October 14, 2020 – Join us virtually for a panel discussion on the challenges faced by new immigrants and international students as they consider ocean careers.

Take part in BDC Small Business Week 2020 starting October 18, 2020
BDC is proud to announce its first-ever virtual Small Business Week with events and webinars you can attend from anywhere. For more information click here.

Arctic Shipping Forum North America (Virtual): October 27 – 29, 2020
The largest event for Arctic shipping professionals in North America dedicated to regulatory, strategic, operational and technological developments for the Arctic region.  For more information click here.

Deep Blue Forum 2020: October 29 – 30, 2020 Virtual Defence Event
An event about operation in the underwater domain in the Arctic and in Canada’s coastal and maritime regions.  For more information click here.

MASS20 – Fast Changing, Slow Moving: November 3 – 4, 2020
Click here for more information.

Marine Renewables Canada Annual Conference: November 3 – 5, 2020
Click here for more information.

Digital Ocean Convention 2020: November 4 – 5, 2020
Future field of digital underwater technology: what it needs, what it does and where it is used.  For more information click here.

BlueTech Week: November 16 – 20, 2020
An annual event where hundreds of senior international participants gather in San Diego to highlight collaboration and innovation in sustainable ocean and water technologies and the entrepreneurs making it happen.  For more information click here.

Ocean Frontier Institute 2020 Virtual Conference: November 17 – 20, 2020
Click here for more information.

Noia’s Virtual Fall Event: November 18, 2020
Click here for more information. 

Contaminated Sites Health & Safety Training (40-Hour Hazwoper): November 30 – December 04, 2020
Click here for more information.

Contaminated Sites Health & Safety Refresher (8-Hour Hazwoper): Monday, December 7, 2020
Click here for more information.

Oceanology International Americas 2021 San Diego: Technical Tracks – Call for Abstracts
As part of the conference program, OI Americas will run a series of technical tracks exploring the latest developments in ocean technology. For more information click here.

NATI’s Innovation Week will be held virtually in Fall 2020.  As part of the virtual activity, they would like to spotlight local stories from their members who have experience in digitalization in their organization and would like to share their insights in a feature or a panel, please email

BDC: Free Webinars for Businesses and Entrepreneurs.  Click here.
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