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.

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...

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...

Government Funding Plants Seeds For Farm And Market… H/T TT

ACOA and province supply non-profit with $300,000. The local farmers’ market, to be established next to the Clarenville Inn, received funding from the federal and provincial governments — a combined $300,000.

$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...

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.

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