News releases from Economic and Rural Development (To Jan. 7) (Page 1)

Province Invests in Creating More Good Jobs

Economic and Rural Development (To Jan. 7)

A major employer in the Pictou County region is creating good jobs and more opportunities for current employees with support from the province.

Province Supports Community Development Throughout Nova Scotia

Economic and Rural Development (To Jan. 7)

The province is making life better for families across Nova Scotia by investing in dozens of community projects over the past year.

Province Invests in Downtown Amherst

Economic and Rural Development (To Jan. 7)

The province is helping Amherst be more competitive by investing $500,000 to help the downtown area become more attractive to new businesses.

Province Invests $750,000 in a Rural Nova Scotia Business

Economic and Rural Development (To Jan. 7)

A provincial investment in a family-owned lumber company will make life better for the people in Queens County by maintaining dozens of good jobs and helping to keep the business competitive.

Province Invests in Rural Communities

Economic and Rural Development (To Jan. 7)

The province is making life better for families in rural areas by investing $500,000 to help communities become more competitive and sustainable.

Province Invests in Historic Windsor-Area Building, Sewage Treatment Plant

Economic and Rural Development (To Jan. 7)

The province is investing more than $140,000 in two Windsor-area projects that will help grow the economy and make life better for families in the Windsor area.

Job Creation, Investment Focus of Conference

Economic and Rural Development (To Jan. 7)

Creating jobs and opportunities to invest in innovation and clean technologies will be the focus of the 2010 Power of Green Conference.

Province Invests Additional $350,000 in Antigonish Recreation Project

Economic and Rural Development (To Jan. 7)

A sport and recreation project that will have long-term benefits for the people and the economy of Antigonish is receiving a major boost today, Nov. 5.

Industrial Expansion Fund Annual Report Released

Economic and Rural Development (To Jan. 7)

The province helped create 1,200 jobs and sustain more than 2,600 others last year, mostly in rural Nova Scotia, through its Industrial Expansion Fund.

Province Extends Rail Agreement, Creates Working Group

Economic and Rural Development (To Jan. 7)

The province is taking steps to ensure rail service continues in Cape Breton by extending its funding agreement with RailAmerica and creating a working group to look at its long-term future.

Province Invests $500,000 in Innovative Small Businesses

Economic and Rural Development (To Jan. 7)

Thirty-four small businesses across Nova Scotia are on their way to becoming more innovative and productive with help from the province.

Province Invests $10 Million in Small Business

Economic and Rural Development (To Jan. 7)

Small business will continue to get much-needed support through the province's partnership with Nova Scotia credit unions after a $10-million loan announced today, Oct. 21.

Province Invests $16.4 million to Complete Broadband, Grow Economy

Economic and Rural Development (To Jan. 7)

As Nova Scotia's groundbreaking broadband project nears completion, the province is investing in a Sydney area technology company to help businesses and residents compete in the global economy.

Province Invests in Village of Port Williams

Economic and Rural Development (To Jan. 7)

Improvements to the waterfront, park and reservoir in the village of Port Williams are getting a financial boost from the province as the community celebrates its 250th birthday.

Executives to Help Nova Scotia Companies Improve Business Grow-How

Economic and Rural Development (To Jan. 7)

Hundreds of Nova Scotia business leaders and top-level public planners will see how companies can profit and grow from going green at the fourth annual Power of Green conference Nov. 8 in Halifax.

Community Economic Development Investment Funds Benefit Nova Scotians

Economic and Rural Development (To Jan. 7)

Nova Scotians continue to support their communities by investing more than $4 million last year through Community Economic Development Investment Funds.

Co-ordinated Approach Being Taken to Help Meat Cove

Emergency Management Office / Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal / Economic and Rural Development (To Jan. 7)

A team of government officials will co-ordinate efforts to help the Meat Cove community recover from last weekend's devastating rain, Deputy Premier Frank Corbett announced today, Aug. 25.

Productivity and Innovation Voucher Program Open for Business

Economic and Rural Development (To Jan. 7)

Nova Scotia businesses will again have an opportunity to work with educational institutions to increase productivity and innovation, with support from the province.

Province Invests in New Port Bickerton Community Centre

Economic and Rural Development (To Jan. 7)

The province is supporting a community effort that will enhance social and recreational activities and create a new home for the volunteer fire department in Port Bickerton.

Province Invests in Canso Public Library, Harbour Authority

Economic and Rural Development (To Jan. 7)

The province is supporting community efforts in Canso to give residents better access learning and literacy resources as well as help make the most of it's waterfront.