P.E.I. Fishermen, Farmers To Get Carbon Tax Break: Premier

Premier Wade MacLauchlan says tax will be 'fiscally neutral' for province. Gas used on P.E.I. farms or in the Island's fishing industry won't be charged a carbon tax, says Premier Wade MacLauchlan.

Charlottetown Game Developer Receives Funding… H/T CBC

Queen Bee Games is getting $230,000 from the Canada Media Fund. The husband-wife team behind Charlottetown's Queen Bee Games is working on a new project, thanks to some financial help from the Canada Media Fund.

$100 Oil In The Forecast, According To Commodity Investment… H/T CBC

Tim Pickering with Auspice Capital Advisors says oil could reach those dizzy heights again within 5 years. The founder of a Calgary commodities and trading firm says 2017 should be a good year for recovering oil...

Lennox Island Receives Almost $40K For Infrastructure… H/T CBC

New roofs, repairs and expansion work to boost tourism, community. The Lennox Island Development Corporation is receiving nearly $40,000 from the federal and provincial governments for tourism, community and cultural infrastructure upgrades.

New Provincial Fund Will Create Innovation Internships: H/T TCH

A new $705,000 provincial government fund will create 170 innovation-focused internships for Nova Scotia students and companies during the next three years. Labour and Advanced Education Minister Kelly Regan announced the funding, and the program...

N.S. Drone Company Snags Contract Worth… H/T CH

Mount Uniacke company Romor Atlantic has won a $980,835 contract to supply the federal Department of Fisheries and Oceans with five underwater drones, with an option for three more. The drones will help the DFO...

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