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  • 26 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    Canada’s Prime Minister Stephen Harper announced yesterday that a re-elected Conservative government will launch the “Quebec Maritime Prosperity” initiative to foster job creation and support Quebec’s Maritime Strategy. According to him, re-elected Conservative Government will provide funding for the new maritime terminal at the Port of Montreal’s Alexandra Pier, and the expansion of the Ross Gaudreault […]

  • 15 February 2012

    Talks between Owen Sound and Transport Canada regarding a possible city takeover of the federally owned harbour have broken… By Denis Langlois (owensoundsuntimes) [mappress] Source: owensoundsuntimes, February 15, 2012  

  • 18 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    This month, Port Saint John’s competitive connectivity will be showcased to a transnational audience. Representatives from Port Saint John, along with the Council of Atlantic Premiers (CAP) and regional industry leaders, will be visiting Sao Paulo and Rio de Janeiro from Oct. 18 to 26. Jim Quinn, president and CEO and Andrew Dixon, senior vice-president, […]

  • 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 2011

    Gail Shea, Minister of National Revenue announced Friday that the government of Canada will invest in the repair and maintenance of small… (theguardian) [mappress] Source: theguardian, August 8, 2011

  • 11 July 2011
    Project & Tenders

    Weeks Marine, Inc. announced, that it had purchased McNally Construction, Inc. of Hamilton, Ontario. “With this acquisition, Weeks Marine strengthens its presence in North America’s tunneling industry and establishes a significant presence in Canada, said Richard S. Weeks, president and CEO. “Bringing McNally into the Weeks family enhances our ability to compete with the increasingly […]

  • 22 November 2010

    Transport Canada won’t fund the dredging of Sydney Harbour but Cecil Clarke believes the federal government will still come through… (thechronicleherald) [mappress] Source: thechronicleherald, November 22, 2010;

  • 17 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    Ben Lobb, Member of Parliament for Huron-Bruce, announced yesterday that the Government of Canada will invest in a harbor improvement project at Bayfield Harbor, a development scheme that will provide a safer and more efficient working environment for local fishermen and harbor users. At the Bayfield Harbor this year, work will include the rehabilitation of the […]

  • 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 […]

  • 25 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    Rob Moore, Regional Minister for New Brunswick, announced today that the Government of Canada is making a significant investment to improve the small craft harbor in Alma. The project will provide a safer and more efficient working environment for harbor users and local fishermen. “In Alma, fishing is an important way of life for many […]

  • 25 June 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Honourable Gail Shea, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans, and Greg Kerr, Member of Parliament for West Nova, have announced that the Government of Canada is investing in a major harbor improvement project at Saulnierville Harbor. This project is part of the Government’s investment of approximately $106 million in repair, construction, maintenance and dredging projects […]

  • 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 […]

  • 2 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. (Boskalis) and SAAM S.A. (SAAM) have announced that they have successfully created a joint harbor towage operation within the American Continent in Brazil, Mexico, Canada and Panama. The intended partnership, which is between SMIT, a wholly owned subsidiary of Boskalis, and SAAM, a wholly owned subsidiary of Sociedad Matriz SAAM S.A. […]

  • 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 […]

  • 3 June 2011

    Two U.S. Army vessels are lining up with naval and Coast Guard ships from the U.S. and Canada for the 2011 Portland Rose Festival. (dvidshub) [mappress] Source: dvidshub, June 3, 2011;    

  • 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 […]

  • 24 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    Rodney Weston, Member of Parliament for Saint John, on behalf of the Gail Shea, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans, announced yesterday an investment to improve safety and working conditions for fishermen at Five Fathom Hole harbor in New Brunswick.  The project involves the installation of new floating wharves which will provide additional berthing capacity for harbor […]

  • 18 April 2012

    The federal and provincial governments had double cause for celebration  – officially welcoming the first cruise ship of the 2012 season to Victoria, while highlighting how recent infrastructure investments at Ogden Point are attracting a new class of cruise vessels. The Honourable James Moore, Minister of Canadian Heritage and Official Languages and Senior Minister Responsible […]

  • 16 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard, Jonathan Wilkinson, and Minister of National Revenue and Member of Parliament for Gaspésie—Les Îles-de-la-Madeleine, Diane Lebouthillier, yesterday met with Ghyslain Cyr, President of the Administration portuaire du havre de pêche de L’Étang-du-Nord, in L’Étang-du-Nord, Îles-de-la-Madeleine to discuss recent repairs that have been made to this […]

  • 30 November 2010

    The water seems to be fine for the 100 or so Canada geese that were floating on Cook Park’s lagoon Monday. But Stark County Park District… By Malcolm Hall (cantonrep) [mappress] Source: cantonrep, November 30, 2010;

  • 3 December 2009

    Oil exports to Asia drive expansion plans at B.C. ports in Vancouver and Kitimat VANCOUVER — In the past six months, the concept of Canada shipping crude oil to Asian markets has warmed considerably… Source:Vancouver Sun, December 1, 2009;

  • 15 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    If Owen Sound or a third party takes ownership of the harbor, between 46.576 and 74.816 cubic meters of hazardous waste material needs to be dredged from the harbor and mitigated from harbor land. This and other vital information is found in 5,500+ pages contained in recent reports prepared by Dillon Consulting Limited for Transport […]

  • 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 […]

  • 2 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Honorable Gail Shea, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans, Regional Minister for PEI and Member of Parliament for Egmont, has announced that an investment of approximately $16.3 million is being made at PEI commercial fishing harbors. Individual projects will be announced over the coming weeks. “Since 2006, our Government has invested approximately $60.4 million in PEI’s […]

  • 8 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    Yesterday, the Honourable Peter Van Loan, Member of Parliament for York-Simcoe, on behalf of the Honourable Peter Kent, Canada’s Environment Minister, announced that funding is available for clean-up projects through the Lake Simcoe/South-eastern Georgian Bay Clean-Up Fund. The five-year $29 million fund aims torestore the ecological health of Lake Simcoe and South-eastern Georgian Bay and […]

  • 3 February 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Damen Shipyards Group has completed a key construction contract comprising two electric-powered cutter suction dredgers (CSD) for the Canadian oil sands industry. With both vessels built in Canada, the contract marks the close cooperation between Damen and Aecon, Canada’s largest publicly traded infrastructure development and construction company. Two newly-built Damen CSDs have started operations in Northern […]