News releases from Economic and Rural Development and Tourism (to April 2015) (Page 7)

Province Supports Manufacturing Company, Protects Rural Jobs

Economic and Rural Development and Tourism (to April 2015)

A Weymouth manufacturer of high-value wood products will maintain good jobs and help strengthen the forestry industry in southwest Nova Scotia.

Province Continues to Support Lunenburg County

Economic and Rural Development and Tourism (to April 2015)

The people and communities in Lunenburg County continue to have the province's support to help build a brighter future following the closure of the Bowater mill.

Province Continues to Support Region of Queens Municipality

Economic and Rural Development and Tourism (to April 2015)

The province continues to work with the people and communities in Queens County, to help build a brighter future following the closure of the Bowater mill.

Loans Support Cleaner Air, Rural Jobs

Economic and Rural Development and Tourism (to April 2015)

People who live in Pictou County will have better air quality, more jobs, and a stronger, more competitive local employer with loans announced today, April 5, for Northern Pulp Nova Scotia Corp.

Feasibility Study Announced for Cape Breton

Economic and Rural Development and Tourism (to April 2015)

Cape Bretoners could be one step closer to having more good jobs and a growing economy with the announcement today, March 18, of the first phase of a feasibility study for a potential metallic production facility in Sydney.

Cape Breton Company Expanding to Be More Competitive and Productive

Economic and Rural Development and Tourism (to April 2015)

A small business in Cape Breton Regional Municipality is expanding and modernizing its production facility and purchasing new equipment, allowing it become more productive, and create and protect good jobs.

Province Kicks Off New Marketing Campaign

Economic and Rural Development and Tourism (to April 2015)

NOTE: A list of campaign highlights follows this release.

2012 Tourism Results

Economic and Rural Development and Tourism (to April 2015)

More visitors came to Nova Scotia in 2012. The province welcomed 1,993,300 visitors, a two per cent increase from 2011.

Les recherches se poursuivent pour un exploitant de service de traversier avec un accent sur le tourisme

Economic and Rural Development and Tourism (to April 2015)

Le gouvernement provincial poursuivra ses efforts visant à trouver une entreprise qualifiée pour exploiter un nouveau service de traversier à Yarmouth, et nommera une équipe de leaders de l'industrie du tourisme, de la communauté et du monde des affaires afin de contribuer à faire du sud-ouest de la Nouvelle-Écosse une destination encore plus attrayante pour les visiteurs.

Province Will Continue Search for Ferry Operator, Focus on Tourism

Economic and Rural Development and Tourism (to April 2015)

The province will continue its efforts to find a qualified company to run a new ferry service in Yarmouth, and will appoint a team of tourism, community and business leaders to help make southwestern Nova Scotia even more attractive to tourists.

Program Helps Strengthen Competitiveness of Nova Scotia Businesses

Economic and Rural Development and Tourism (to April 2015)

More Nova Scotia companies are selling more goods and services by competing and winning in new global markets.

Province Supports Good Jobs, Boosts Tourism in Yarmouth

Economic and Rural Development and Tourism (to April 2015)

The province is protecting good jobs for families and boosting tourism in southwestern Nova Scotia by preserving a landmark Yarmouth hotel and convention centre, and supporting the World Junior A Hockey Challenge which will generate more than $4 million in economic activity for the region.

Good Jobs A Step Closer for Windsor

Economic and Rural Development and Tourism (to April 2015)

The province issued a tender for office space today, Feb. 8, taking another step to bring good jobs to Windsor and locating provincial departments and agencies in communities throughout Nova Scotia.

Local Company Increasing Productivity, Preparing for Future Opportunities

Economic and Rural Development and Tourism (to April 2015)

A homegrown company is training employees and using new equipment to save time and money, allowing it to become more productive and competitive.

Province Takes Another Step to Support Good Jobs in Shipbuilding

Economic and Rural Development and Tourism (to April 2015)

The province and Irving Shipbuilding are taking another step to prepare for the 30 years of opportunities and good jobs that the federal shipbuilding contracts will bring to Nova Scotia.

Province Supports Cape Breton Entrepreneurs

Economic and Rural Development and Tourism (to April 2015)

Entrepreneurs in Cape Breton will soon have a new place, and supports, to help them get ventures off the ground.

Province Helping Companies Prepare for Future Opportunities

Economic and Rural Development and Tourism (to April 2015)

Nova Scotia is getting ready, and the province is helping workers and companies make the most of the huge opportunity offered by the federal shipbuilding contracts.

Soumissions reçues pour le traversier de Yarmouth

Economic and Rural Development and Tourism (to April 2015)

Les gens et les entreprises du sud-ouest de la Nouvelle-Écosse pourront bientôt profiter d'un service de traversier à Yarmouth.

Province Receives Bids for Yarmouth Ferry

Economic and Rural Development and Tourism (to April 2015)

People and businesses in southwest Nova Scotia are closer to a new ferry service in Yarmouth.

Province Helps Supports Major Events in Liverpool

Economic and Rural Development and Tourism (to April 2015)

Another tournament is the latest in a line of large-scale sporting events to choose Nova Scotia as its backdrop, generating economic and tourism benefits for all Nova Scotians.