News releases from Economic and Rural Development and Tourism (to April 2015) (Page 3)

Annapolis Valley Chamber Works to Increase Tourism

Economic and Rural Development and Tourism (to April 2015)

Hikes with spectacular views, whale-watching adventures and award-winning wineries offer plenty of temptation for tourists.

Government Advances Funds for Cruise Ferry Service Operations

Economic and Rural Development and Tourism (to April 2015)

Government is advancing funds to Nova Star Cruises to support its first season of operations between Yarmouth and Portland, Maine.

Nova Star Makes Maiden Voyage into Yarmouth

Economic and Rural Development and Tourism (to April 2015)

Yarmouth residents were on hand to greet passengers and welcome the Nova Star cruise ferry that arrived with its first passengers from the United States today, May 16.

More Summer Jobs for Nova Scotia Students

Economic and Rural Development and Tourism (to April 2015)

Nova Scotia students will gain valuable work experience this year through hundreds of additional summer jobs supported by government.

More Career-Related Co-op Jobs for Students

Economic and Rural Development and Tourism (to April 2015)

More Nova Scotia students will gain career-related job experience because government has expanded the number of co-op placements available across the province.

Un nouveau conseil autonome investira dans la Nouvelle-Écosse

Economic and Rural Development and Tourism (to April 2015)

Un conseil indépendant sera habilité à investir dans des projets solides qui permettront de renforcer l'économie de la Nouvelle-Écosse.

New Arm's-length Board Will Invest in Nova Scotia

Economic and Rural Development and Tourism (to April 2015)

An independent board will be given the power to invest in sound projects to advance Nova Scotia's economy.

Une nouvelle société exploitera le Centre des congrès d'Halifax

Economic and Rural Development and Tourism (to April 2015)

Le gouvernement provincial et la Municipalité régionale d'Halifax établiront une société qui sera chargée de gérer et d'exploiter le nouveau Centre des congrès d'Halifax.

New Corporation to Operate Halifax Convention Centre

Economic and Rural Development and Tourism (to April 2015)

The provincial government and Halifax Regional Municipality will establish a corporation to manage and operate the new Halifax Convention Centre.

Nova Star Arrives In Yarmouth

Economic and Rural Development and Tourism (to April 2015)

The Nova Star ferry made its first stop in North America, sailing into Yarmouth harbour today, April 15, and was welcomed by hundreds of people lining the shores.

Province Brings Businesses, Exporting Experts Together to Boost Trade

Economic and Rural Development and Tourism (to April 2015)

NOTE: A list of businesses receiving funding from the Global Business Accelerator Program follows this release.

Port Hood to Develop Business with Government Support

Economic and Rural Development and Tourism (to April 2015)

Residents of Port Hood are working on a design plan to expand existing businesses and attract new ones, with support from the provincial, federal and municipal governments.

Nova Scotia Business Unveils Ground-Breaking Film Technology

Economic and Rural Development and Tourism (to April 2015)

A Nova Scotia business is aiming to revolutionize the film industry with new technology that makes it easier to capture exceptional images.

New Website Improves Economic Development Assistance Transparency

Economic and Rural Development and Tourism (to April 2015)

The government is delivering on its promise to make information about its investments in business more accessible than any other province in Canada.

Independence, Economic Objectives Should Guide Investment Decisions

Economic and Rural Development and Tourism (to April 2015)

An independent review concludes the provincial government has a role to play in providing financial assistance to business, but must do it differently.

Province's First Regional Enterprise Network Formed

Economic and Rural Development and Tourism (to April 2015)

Municipal and regional partners in the Annapolis Valley have formed the province's first regional enterprise network.

Nova Scotia Business Grabbing Bigger Slice of the Pie

Economic and Rural Development and Tourism (to April 2015)

A Nova Scotia business is getting ready to grab a much bigger slice of the pie business, with a serving of support from the province.

Croissance continue des Algues acadiennes

Economic and Rural Development and Tourism (to April 2015)

Une entreprise biotechnique néo-écossaise de renommée mondiale procède à une expansion de plusieurs millions de dollars pour augmenter sa capacité, inclure de nouvelles technologies et améliorer la qualité des produits ainsi que la sécurité des travailleurs.

Acadian Seaplants Continues Growth

Economic and Rural Development and Tourism (to April 2015)

A world-leading Nova Scotia biotech company is undergoing a multi-million dollar expansion to increase capacity, introduce new technologies, and enhance product quality and worker safety.

Province Helps Innovative Business Expand into New Markets

Economic and Rural Development and Tourism (to April 2015)

An innovative Nova Scotia business is finding new ways to teach people different languages, and the government is helping the company learn the language of international trade.