News releases from Economic and Rural Development and Tourism (to April 2015) (Page 4)

Province, Pictou County Community Join Forces to Find New Opportunities

Economic and Rural Development and Tourism (to April 2015) / Labour and Advanced Education / Finance and Treasury Board

Three provincial ministers plan to be in Pictou County Friday, March 7, and have asked to meet mayors, wardens, municipal and community leaders, and the Pictou MLAs. The ministers hope the meeting will kick off a team effort to help the community respond to job losses at Michelin and elsewhere in the region.

Province Approves Ferry Company's Requests

Economic and Rural Development and Tourism (to April 2015)

Government is helping Nova Star Cruises meet federal requirements in the United States so it can start selling tickets for the new Portland-to-Yarmouth ferry.

NSLC, Budweiser Bring Good Sport to Halifax Metro Centre

Economic and Rural Development and Tourism (to April 2015)

The NSLC, Halifax Metro Centre and Labatt are inviting designated drivers to "take one for the team" as the Budweiser Good Sport program kickstarts tonight, Feb. 21, at the Halifax Mooseheads game.

Western Nova Scotia Creating Regional Enterprise Network

Economic and Rural Development and Tourism (to April 2015)

Municipalities in western Nova Scotia are on track to forming one of the province's first regional enterprise networks.

Nova Scotia Scores Major Golf Event to Boost Tourism

Economic and Rural Development and Tourism (to April 2015)

A major golf event is coming to Nova Scotia, bringing thousands of people, international attention, and $3.5 million in economic activity to the province.

Nova Scotia Tourism Agency and Trade Centre Limited Board Appointments

Economic and Rural Development and Tourism (to April 2015)

Appointments to the boards of two public agencies will ensure strong leadership to advance the province's interests in tourism and economic development.

Traves to Lead Independent Review of Business Incentives

Economic and Rural Development and Tourism (to April 2015)

The independent review of provincial economic development assistance programs to find ways to more effectively help businesses grow and compete and increase accountability and transparency has begun.

Des petites entreprises s’associent avec des universités et des collèges pour innover et prendre de l'expansion

Economic and Rural Development and Tourism (to April 2015)

Cinquante et une petites entreprises reçoivent de l’aide pour finaliser ou lancer sur le marché un nouveau produit ou service.

Small Businesses Partner with Universities, Colleges to Innovate, Grow

Economic and Rural Development and Tourism (to April 2015)

Fifty-one small businesses are getting help to get a new product or service closer or to market.

Plus grande responsabilisation et examen des programmes de financement

Economic and Rural Development and Tourism (to April 2015)

Le gouvernement rendra compte de ses ententes avec les entreprises plus que toute autre province canadienne, grâce à un projet de loi présenté aujourd'hui 3 décembre.

Greater Accountability, Review of Funding Programs Announced

Economic and Rural Development and Tourism (to April 2015)

Government will report more about its deals with businesses than any province in Canada, with legislation introduced today, Dec. 3.

Province to Provide Greater Transparency, Accountability, Controls for Business Funding

Economic and Rural Development and Tourism (to April 2015)

Nova Scotians will see more information and greater controls for financial transactions between the province and businesses.

Entente signée pour le traversier de Yarmouth

Economic and Rural Development and Tourism (to April 2015)

Le gouvernement provincial et STM Quest Inc. ont signé une entente à l'appui d'un nouveau service de traversier à Yarmouth, qui débutera en mai 2014.

Signed Agreement for Yarmouth Ferry An Important Milestone

Economic and Rural Development and Tourism (to April 2015)

The province and STM Quest Inc. have signed an agreement to support a new cruise ferry in Yarmouth, to begin in May 2014.

Province, Federal Government Invest in Nova Scotia Entrepreneurs

Community Services / Economic and Rural Development and Tourism (to April 2015)

Young business people and aspiring entrepreneurs with disabilities will continue to benefit from an investment by the province and the government of Canada to improve business skills and create jobs across Nova Scotia.

ECONOMIC/RURAL DEVELOPMENT/TOURISM--Nova Scotia Celebrates Small Business Week

Economic and Rural Development and Tourism (to April 2015)

Businesses across the province are celebrating Small Business Week until Oct. 26 as an opportunity to network, learn and share successes with their peers.

Demandes acceptées au programme pour petites entreprises

Economic and Rural Development and Tourism (to April 2015)

Les petites entreprises peuvent maintenant présenter une demande au Programme de bons pour la productivité et l'innovation du gouvernement provincial.

Applications Open for Small Business Program

Economic and Rural Development and Tourism (to April 2015)

Small businesses can now apply to the province's Productivity and Innovation Voucher Program.

Entente conclue relativement au traversier de Yarmouth

Economic and Rural Development and Tourism (to April 2015)

Le gouvernement provincial a conclu une entente avec STM Quest Inc. pour l'exploitation d'un traversier entre Yarmouth et Portland, au Maine.

Province Reaches Yarmouth Ferry Deal

Economic and Rural Development and Tourism (to April 2015)

The province has reached an agreement with STM Quest Inc. to operate a cruise ferry between Yarmouth and Portland, Maine.