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2014-07-23 08:27:43

Moncton and Saint John centres part of Bell's strategy to improve customer service and invest in Canadian jobs MONTRÉAL, July 23, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - Bell today announced the acquisition of 2 customer call centres in New Brunswick as part of its strategy to improve customer service and invest in jobs in Atlantic Canada and across the country. "Delivering a better customer experience at every level is a core part of Bell's customer-focused investment strategy. These New Brunswick...

2014-07-21 08:23:00

MONCTON, NB, July 21, 2014 /CNW/ - Major Drilling is pleased to announce its entry into the underground percussive/longhole drilling sector with its agreement to purchase the operations of Taurus Drilling Services. This business operates in Canada, the U.S. and Mexico, providing underground percussive/longhole drilling to mining company clients. Through this purchase, Major Drilling will acquire 39 drill rigs, together with related equipment, inventory and contracts. In...

2014-07-16 23:01:19

Researchers with the Atlantic Salmon Federation are part of an exciting new tracking program of alewives on the International St. Croix River. St. Andrews, N.B. (PRWEB) July 16, 2014 The Atlantic Salmon Federation (ASF) is tracking fish from the sea to inland spawning sites in the St. Croix River this summer, in the first phase of a new international restoration project. The findings will help to document the first return of sea-run alewife and closely-related blueback herring to the...

2014-07-16 12:22:53

HALIFAX, July 16, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - Chiefs from the three Aboriginal peoples that have always occupied the waters and shores of the Gulf of St. Lawrence called today for a moratorium on oil and gas development they say could endanger the region and infringe on their rights. Chiefs representing the Innu, Maliseet and Mi'gmaq Nations, whose communities straddle the borders of Québec, New Brunswick and Nova Scotia gathered in Halifax to call on the federal and provincial...

2014-06-18 23:01:32

Julian Furlaga, one of the world's youngest fly tyers, is quickly becoming recognized on an international level for his talent. St. Andrews, New Brunswick (PRWEB) June 18, 2014 One of the youngest members of the Atlantic Salmon Federation (ASF) is heading to Scotland and England this week to meet with some of the world’s top fly-tying experts. Julian Furlaga,10, from Moncton, New Brunswick, will be travelling with his father Karol for nearly three weeks for what he calls “a...

2014-06-12 08:21:27

SAINT JOHN, NB, June 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - The North Atlantic right whale was once hunted almost to extinction, but seventeen years ago Irving Oil began working with the New England Aquarium to protect this endangered species. The partnership is making a difference; the right whale population now exceeds five hundred, which is the highest population on record since research began three decades ago. Irving Oil's contribution to protecting the North Atlantic right whale helps...

2014-06-06 23:07:11

The creators of the very popular leave management software, TimeOffManager, have been nominated as a finalist once again. This time they will be at the New-Brunswick Export Awards held in Saint John, NB. (PRWEB) June 06, 2014 The 2014 Awards Gala will take place on June 9th, in Saint John, New Brunswick. This will be a opportunity for Ironflow Technologies Inc. to be recognized for the countless hours dedicated to the creation of a first class application, TimeOffManager. The New...

2014-06-06 16:25:49

Canadian Cell Phone Users Can Now Donate $20 via Text Message to RCMP Memorial Fund MONCTON, NB, June 6, 2014 /CNW/ - The Rotary Club of Moncton, in partnership with the Mobile Giving Foundation Canada (MGFC) and the RCMP Foundation, encourages Canadians to support the families of the RCMP Officers that were slain in the Moncton shootings earlier this week. Wireless phone customers from across Canada can make a donation to support these families by simply texting the keyword...

2014-06-02 23:03:57

Gill net fisheries from Greenland, Labrador and St. Pierre et Miquelon are growing threats to the survival of wild Atlantic salmon. St. Andrews, New Brunswick (PRWEB) June 02, 2014 The Atlantic Salmon Federation (ASF) is very concerned that hard-earned conservation gains that have been achieved during the past decade, and have contributed to an increase in the numbers of large egg-bearing Atlantic salmon in North American rivers, are now in jeopardy. “Gill net fisheries for salmon at...

2014-05-30 08:25:25

Ensuring Canadians have access to quality health services in both national languages MONCTON, NB, May 30, 2014 /CNW/ - The Honourable Bernard Valcourt, Minister of Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development, on behalf of the Honourable Rona Ambrose, Minister of Health, today announced an important investment to support 14 projects across the country that will improve access to health services for English-speaking communities in Quebec and French-speaking communities outside of...


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