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  • 3 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    As part of their work to get the existing port ready for larger vessels, LNG Canada is set to resume its dredging activities in the vicinity of Rio Tinto, former Methanex and former Eurocan wharfs. According to the LNG Canada’s latest release, this is a continuation from last year’s activities and will take place from […]

  • 30 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Member of Parliament for Acadie-Bathurst, Serge Cormier, on behalf of the Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard, Jonathan Wilkinson, announced yesterday that the Government of Canada is investing in harbor infrastructure throughout the Acadian Peninsula. “Investments that help improve communities are a priority for our Government. Small Craft Harbor investments demonstrate […]

  • 8 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Minister of Environment and Climate Change, Catherine McKenna, yesterday announced $1.06 million in funding over three years for 10 projects under the Great Lakes Protection Initiative (GLPI), the Government of Canada informs. The funding is part of the additional investment of $44.84 million for the Great Lakes Protection Initiative announced in Budget 2017. Projects […]

  • 23 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard, Jonathan Wilkinson, and the Member of Parliament for Miramichi - Grand Lake, Pat Finnigan, have announced that the Government of Canada is investing over $4.6 million in infrastructure for four New Brunswick fishing harbors in Pointe-Sapin, Loggiecroft, Bas-Neguac and McEachern’s point. Commenting the latest news, Mr. Wilkinson […]

  • 25 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    Serge Cormier, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of National Defense and Member of Parliament for Acadie – Bathurst, has announced a major investment of $17 million to increase capacity at the Port of Belledune, located in northeastern New Brunswick, Canada. According to an official announcement, the project includes filling in the water gap between Terminals 3 […]

  • 18 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    Coastal communities across Canada are supported by small craft harbors that bolster local economies and provide the commercial fishing industry with safe and accessible facilities, the Government of Canada said in its latest release.  With approximately 45,000 Canadians employed in this sector, the government is making investments to renew its network of small craft harbors […]

  • 8 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard, Jonathan Wilkinson, along with the Member of Parliament for Steveston-Richmond East, Joe Peschisolido, announced yesterday that the government invested over $33 million in 35 small craft harbors across British Columbia between 2016 and 2020. The government is making significant investments through its Small Craft Harbors Program to work with municipalities to renew […]

  • 19 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    Diane Lebouthillier, Minister of National Revenue and Member of Parliament for Gaspésie – Les Îles-de-la-Madeleine, on behalf of Jonathan Wilkinson, Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard, announced last week that the Government of Canada is investing $16 million in small craft harbor improvement projects across Quebec. Commenting the latest news, Minister Wilkinson said: “Investments that help improve […]

  • 14 November 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Boskalis has reached an important milestone in Canada with the first volume of dredge material being disposed into the Rio Tinto Dredged Disposal Site (DDS). It was a multidisciplinary team effort that required local and international expertise, LNG Canada reported yesterday. According to LNG Canada, this 4-month construction journey carried out in compliance with the environmental permits […]

  • 12 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    BAM International – together with JJM Construction (Canada) and Manson Construction (USA) – has received the full order to build the new Rio Tinto BC Works Terminal A on behalf of LNG Canada. The mobilization and construction works being carried out by BAM and its partners for the Rio Tinto Terminal A expansion have started. […]

  • 2 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    Boskalis said in its latest release that they will be executing the dredging scope for the development of the first large-scale LNG export facility in Kitimat, Canada (LNG Canada), following the final investment decision by the shareholders earlier today. The work includes the removal and remediation of contaminated and non-contaminated sediments at the site of […]

  • 18 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    Minister of Digital Government and Member of Parliament for Kings-Hants, Scott Brison announced yesterday that the Government of Canada is investing in harbor infrastructure in Delhaven, Kings County, Nova Scotia. According to the announcement, work is expected to begin this winter to replace the wharf approach and wharf structure which is showing significant deterioration. Scott […]

  • 15 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    Coastal communities across Canada are supported by small craft harbors that provide the commercial fishing industry with safe and accessible facilities. With approximately 44,000 Canadians employed in this sector, the Government of Canada is making investments to renew its network of small craft harbors and work with municipalities and other stakeholders where investments and divestitures […]

  • 8 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    Dominic LeBlanc, Minister of Intergovernmental and Northern Affairs and Internal Trade, announced yesterday that the Government of Canada is investing over $10 million in small craft harbor improvement and transfer projects along the eastern shore of New Brunswick. Commenting the latest announcement, Minister LeBlanc said: “I’m thrilled to announce this major investment for our province. […]

  • 27 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Government of Canada yesterday announced maintenance and repairs to Anse-Bleue Harbor aimed to improve services and benefit the local economy. The Honorable Dominic LeBlanc, Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard, and Serge Cormier, Member of Parliament for Acadie-Bathurst, unveiled plans for the construction of a new containment cell to house materials […]

  • 26 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    Nova Scotia will soon be home to more coastal habitat and defenses against flooding and erosion as the result of a $1.8 million partnership between the Government of Canada and Saint Mary’s University. “This support from the federal government is crucial. We will use it to create new salt marsh habitat around the Bay of […]

  • 18 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    Rémi Massé, Member of Parliament for Avignon-La Mitis-Matane-Matapédia, announced yesterday that the Uni-Vert environmental group will receive $371,122 over four years for a project to help restore coastal habitats in the Matane region. The project involves using natural stabilization techniques to restore coastal habitats with erosion problems in the Matane region. In addition to conserving […]

  • 10 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    Marc Garneau, Minister of Transport in the Government of Canada, chaired a roundtable in Ottawa with Canada Port Authorities earlier this week to discuss the port authority system and what Transport Canada can do to ensure this country is well positioned to innovate and compete for years to come. “Ports are a critical part of […]

  • 23 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    Rémi Massé, Member of Parliament for Avignon – La Mitis – Matane –Matapédia, announced yesterday that the ZIP Committee of Sud-de-l’Estuaire will receive nearly $2.4 million over five years for a project to help restore the coastal habitats of five sectors on the south shore of the St. Lawrence Estuary. The goal of the project is to restore coastal habitats […]

  • 21 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    Dr. Louise Comeau, director of the Environment and Sustainable Development Research Center at the University of New Brunswick, has been appointed to a federal panel examining how Canada is coping in the face of a warming planet. With nearly three decades of experience working to mitigate and adapt to climate change, Dr. Comeau will share […]

  • 6 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Government of Canada is about to invest in twelve fishing harbors in Eastern Newfoundland and Labrador, reported the government last Friday. According to the government, small craft harbors play an important role in providing coastal communities and the commercial fishing industry with safe and accessible facilities. With approximately 42,500 Canadians employed in this sector, the […]

  • 28 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    Judy M. Foote, Minister of Public Services and Procurement, yesterday announced that the Government of Canada plans to invest in modernization of the Esquimalt Graving Dock, the largest deep sea shipbuilding and repair facility on North America’s West Coast.  Joined by representatives from the Esquimalt Graving Dock, Minister Foote highlighted the results of projects totaling […]

  • 1 February 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Western Dredging Association (WEDA) has just released more details about its 2017 Dredging Summit and Expo, set to take place at the Hyatt Regency Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, from June 26-29, 2017. The Dredging Summit and Expo is a technical conference and exposition organized to promote the exchange of knowledge in fields related to […]

  • 12 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    Colin Fraser, Member of Parliament for West Nova, announced yesterday that the Government of Canada is investing $5.7 million this year in six small craft harbor improvement projects in West Nova. Two of these harbors will see their investment extend into future years for an additional $1.2 million. Small craft harbors play an important role […]

  • 31 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    Lawrence MacAulay, Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, Member of Parliament for Cardigan, announced yesterday that the Government of Canada is investing $7.2 million this year in the repair and maintenance of a number of small craft harbors in eastern Prince Edward Island. Three of these harbors will see their investment extend into future years for […]

  • 26 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Government of Canada is investing $68.2 million this year in small craft harbor improvement projects across Newfoundland and Labrador. According to Dominic LeBlanc, the minister who made the announcement, the $68.2 million will be invested in sixteen harbors throughout eastern Newfoundland and the Bay de Verde Peninsula. Five of these harbors will see their investment […]

  • 19 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    Scott Brison, President of the Treasury Board and Member of Parliament for Kings-Hants, has announced that the Government of Canada will invest approximately $47 million in small craft harbor improvement projects across Nova Scotia this year. Small craft harbors play an important role in providing coastal communities and the commercial fishing industry with safe and […]