With so much attention focused on offshore Greenland and eastern Arctic development, Atlantic Canadian companies seem to forget opportunities are rapidly expanding in the western Arctic. However, at least one expert is warning that those who ignore those western opportunities do so at their own …

Paradise is recognized as being Atlantic Canada’s fastest growing municipality with the youngest average-aged population in the Province of Newfoundland and Labrador. Located adjacent to the major centres in the Province, including the Capital City of St. John’s and neighbouring City of Mount Pearl, is …

Without a single offshore oil discovery, Greenland has captured the attention of dozens of the world’s largest oil companies, many of which are already making huge investments in the area. It has also grabbed the imagination of major players in Newfoundland and Labrador’s oil and …

As global pressure for commodities increases and New Brunswick’s mineral endowment becomes better understood, a mini-boom may be just around the corner. They were expecting it like a bill come due, with an odd mixture of dread and resignation. So, when the Swiss-based Xstrata PLC …

The Marystown shipyard used to be a busy place. Until the early ‘90s, it was constantly humming with workers in hard hats driving forklifts, towering cranes lifting and stacking huge containers, and massive ships being lifted high out of the water. This is what life …

It has proven to be an ever-changing and expanding industry that has presented the promise of future opportunities for the country and transformed the face of Atlantic Canada. “It” is, of course, the region’s offshore oil and gas industry, an industry that has pumped billions …

Answering the callPlay Fairway Analysis credited with $970-million offshore N.S. exploration commitment An almost $1-billion bid for offshore oil exploration rights in Nova Scotia has sparked hope the province’s stuttering industry could come to life. Shell Canada has agreed to pay $970 million for the …

It’s far from proven fact, but I’ve heard it said often enough that I’m convinced there must be some truth to it: there are more Atlantic Canadians living away than there are at home. How can that be? Because the people of this region are, …

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