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October 17, 2011

News from NEIA                                                           


 

Booming Labrador! NEIA Morning Session: Booming Labrador!

 

An information session on business opportunities in Labrador.

 

The BIG LAND - big opportunities, big challenges, big potential. Labrador is creating a BUZZ!

  • $6.2B hydroelectric development  
  • World's richest nickel-copper-cobalt-iron ore deposits 
  • $300M remediation project  
  • 4.2 trillion cubic feet of discovered natural gas reserves
  • Housing build explosion 
  • Growing population
  • Completion of Trans Labrador Highway, Phase Three  
  • Gateway to the North

Guest Speakers:

  • Janice Barnes, Mayor, Labrador City 
  • Leo Abbass, Mayor, Happy Valley-Goose Bay
  • Dennis Peck, Past Direction of Planning, Fort McMurray (Alberta) 
  • James Thorbourne, President and CEO of the Nunatsiavut Group of Companies
  • Francis Clarke, Manager, Innu Business Development Centre
  • Paul Rich, CEO, Innu Development Ltd. Partnership

Where: Holiday Inn, St. John's

When: Friday, October 28, 2011

Contact Joanne to register: joanne@neia.org  or 772-3333

 

NEIA Presentation  

 

 

NEIA Executive Director, Linda Bartlett (left) presents MUN Representative, Jillian Gibson a $1,055 donation for Charlie Riggs and Cathy MacDonald Riggs Memorial Award. Proceeds from NEIA Annual Golf Tournament. 

 

Of Interest    


 

Quality Conference 2011 This Week! In partnership with Manufacturing Insights, Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters (CME) - Newfoundland and Labrador division, is hosting Quality Conference 2011 at the Sheraton Hotel on October 20th, 2011. Discover how quality management contributes to reducing waste through productivity, enhances delivery times and cuts down on costs to your business.

DEADLINE October 21, 2011! Employee Recruitment Opportunity:
Canada's East Coast Job Fair in Ireland: November 7 - 12, 2011, Ireland
The Office of Immigration and Multiculturalism is leading a Skilled Worker Recruitment Initiative to Ireland from November 7 - 12, 2011. A job fair will be hosted by the Office in Dublin and Cork and it is expected to have several hundred Irish workers in attendance who are looking for employment opportunities in Eastern Canada.

There is space available for 10 employers who have difficult-to-fill positions. Two of these spaces have already been filled leaving 8 employer openings. We would be thrilled if you or someone from your company would be interested in attending.

Contact:
MaryAnn Scanlon - Provincial Nominee Specialist

Debbie Sheppard
- Manager
709-729-2540  dsheppard@gov.nl.ca  

Conferences, Workshops & Seminars  


  

October 16 - 22, 2011: Small Business Week, (NL)

 

October 17 - 21, 2011: NLOWE Small Business Week Webinars, (NL) 

 

October 18 - 21, 2011: Ocean Innovation 2011 - Sustainable Oceans, Iqaluit (Nunavut)

 

October 17 - 21, 2011: Nalcor Supplier Information Sessions, Various Locations (NL)  

 

October 19, 2011: 5 Wing Goose Bay Project Industry Day, Goose Bay (Labrador) 

 

October 24 - 28, 2011: NEIA HAZWOPER Training (Hazardous Waste Operations & Emergency Response), St. John's (NL)

 

October 25 - 28, 2011: October Guest Advisors - Free Sessions, St. John's (NL) 

 

October 28, 2011: NEIA Morning Session: Booming Labrador!, St. John's (NL) 

 

November 1, 2011: Newfoundland Electrical & Computer Engineering Conference, St.John's (NL) 

   

November 1 - 2, 2011: Offshore Oil and Gas Conference, St. John's (NL)

 

November 2 - 4, 2011: The International Sites and Spills Expo, Toronto (ON)  

 

November 3 - 5, 2011: Mineral Resources Review Conference & Trade Show, St. John's (NL)

 

November 7 - 8, 2011: 2011 Atlantic Green Forum, St. John's (NL)

 

November 10, 2011: Atlantic Provinces Economic Council (APEC) Outlook 2012, St. John's (NL)  

    

For more listings of conferences, workshops & seminars www.neia.org 

    

   

Professional Opportunities



Open House: Canada Business Newfoundland and Labrador, October 18 - 19, 2011, St. John's (NL) More Info

Trade Mission: Multi-Sector Newfoundland and Labrador Mission, November 14 - 18, 2011, Chicago (USA), More Info

 

Email: caroline@neia.org     Phone: 709.772.3342

 

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