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  • 15 June 2017
    Authorities & Government, Business & Finance, Environment, Research & Development, Technology

    The government of Canadian Province of Nova Scotia has on Thursday, June 15, sworn in new ministers for energy, and environment.

  • 31 August 2017
    Authorities & Government, Business & Finance, Environment, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development, Technology

    Nova Scotia’s early stage venture capital organization Innovacorp has named Malcolm Fraser as its new President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO).

  • 10 November 2015
    Authorities & Government, Research & Development, Technology

    Nova Scotia government has introduced a new electricity plan that will have more predictable power rates, more competition and innovation, and a utility that is more accountable to ratepayers. The new plan outlines a vision for the next 25 years and reflects findings from a review that heard from more than 1,300 Nova Scotians and […]

  • 10 November 2017
    Authorities & Government, Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development, Technology

    Nova Scotia’s early stage venture capital organization Innovacorp has appointed two new members to its board of directors.

  • 8 November 2017
    Authorities & Government, Business & Finance, Environment, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development, Technology

    Offshore Energy Research Association of Nova Scotia (OERA) has hired several experts to determine if there is a practical business case for establishing and operating a small-scale tidal test facility in Nova Scotia.

  • 3 December 2018
    Authorities & Government, Business & Finance, Environment, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development, Technology

    The Offshore Energy Research Association of Nova Scotia (OERA) has launched the Nova Scotia Tidal Energy Research Portal.

  • 22 August 2013

    Irving Shipbuilding announced several contract awards yesterday for Nova Scotia and Canadian suppliers as part of the Halifax Shipyard Modernization Program, a 2-year engineering and construction investment to prepare the company’s facilities to build Canada’s future combatant ships. Site preparation and preliminary construction is well underway, with major demolition and construction to begin soon. To […]

  • 8 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    Several students across Nova Scotia will get a chance to work in the ocean-related energy industries through the Energy Training Program for Students.

  • 22 August 2016

    Mi’kmaq Wind Management, a company collectively owned by all 13 Mi’kmaq Band Councils within Nova Scotia, will be hosting the Nova Scotia Mi’kmaq Energy and Innovation Summit 2016 from September 26th to September 27th at Membertou Trade and Convention Centre.

  • 11 July 2012

    The province is helping to create the next generation of boatbuilders and protect good jobs in rural Nova Scotia. Premier Darrell Dexter on July 6th announced more than $460,000 for the Nova Scotia Boatbuilders Association to attract and train young workers and support apprentices. “This investment is about better jobs for young people in coastal […]

  • 25 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Technology

    Nautricity Ltd. and Fundy Tidal Inc. have signed an MoU to develop a 500kW tidal project in Nova Scotia, Canada’s Petit Passage. Nautricity is completing system testing of its CoRMaT and Hydro-buoy technologies at the European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC) off the Orkney Islands in Scotland. The project at Petit Passage provides flows similar to those […]

  • 20 April 2016
    Authorities & Government, Business & Finance, Environment, Research & Development, Technology

    The Government of Nova Scotia has announced budget for 2016-2017, which includes funding designated for the innovation in tidal power and electricity.

  • 14 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development

    Nova Scotia welcomed BP Exploration Canada’s fleet of 10 exploration vessels on May 13, to kick off one of the largest seismic programs in the world. During the event, Premier Stephen McNeil announced a $12-million investment in geoscience research to help the offshore sector grow. The investment will build on the Play Fairway Analysis, which […]

  • 10 April 2020
    Collaboration

    Canadian innovation hubs COVE and IGNITE have signed a memorandum of understanding to boost the regional ocean innovation network, commercialisation of new technologies, and to propel the success of entrepreneurs and businesses in the “fish tech” sector. The partnership aims to deepen sector expertise of capture fisheries and aquaculture by sharing ideas for new technology […]

  • 22 July 2015
    Authorities & Government, Business & Finance, Research & Development, Technology

    Nova Scotia and British Columbia have renewed their partnership in order to advance Canada’s marine renewable energy industry. The representatives from both provinces have signed a Memorandum of Understanding which outlines key priorities, including partnering on research and technology development, and sharing information and best practices in regulation and permitting, Nova Scotia government’s press release […]

  • 5 June 2014

    Nova Scotia is preparing to host up to 900 leaders and experts in the global marine renewable energy industry this November when the International Conference on Ocean Energy (ICOE) comes to town. The conference and Nova Scotia’s sector experts are being highlighted as part of Oceans Week. “ICOE has become the most significant event for […]

  • 1 March 2016
    Authorities & Government, Business & Finance

    The collaboration between Nova Scotia and Scotland on developing global tidal energy sector has been highlighted during ICOE 2016 held last week in Edinburgh. Nova Scotia and Scotland will continue a shared focus on developing supply chain capabilities to capture and serve the growing tidal energy sector, sharing regulatory best practices, and supporting further research, […]

  • 15 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    Irving Shipbuilding and the Canadian government marked the start of the design phase for the Arctic Offshore Patrol Ships (AOPS), moving Nova Scotia closer to the 30 years of good jobs shipbuilding will bring to the province. The AOPS definition contract allows detailed modeling and design of the vessels to begin. Premier of Nova Scotia […]

  • 11 February 2011
    Technology

    Nova Scotia’s bid to become a North American leader in the development, supply and support of tidal energy projects took another step forward today with the announcement that an international consortium will test one of the world’s largest tidal turbines in the Bay of Fundy’s aggressive marine environment. Atlantis Resources Corporation, a world-leading tidal technology […]

  • 18 June 2014

    Opportunities for Scottish energy firms to partner with the oil and gas market in Nova Scotia, Canada, will be the focus of an event supported by two of the industry’s leading professional service firms, Deloitte and Simmons & Company International Limited, in Aberdeen next week. The Honourable Premier of Nova Scotia, Stephen McNeil, will be […]

  • 20 February 2015

    The Honorable Gail Shea, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans and Regional Minister for Prince Edward Island, announced yesterday that the Government of Canada is investing in seven small craft harbors located in Nova Scotia, New Brunswick and Prince Edward Island. These projects are valued at more than $1.2 million and involve maintenance, repair, construction and […]

  • 3 August 2015

    Ministry of Natural Resources Canada and Ministry of Energy, Government of Nova Scotia have appointed a new Chairperson for the Canada-Nova Scotia Offshore Petroleum Board (CNSOPB), to serve on a part-time basis for a term of six years effective August 17, 2015. Minister of Natural Resources, Greg Rickford, and Minister of Energy, Government of Nova Scotia Michel Samson announced […]