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Students launch exciting new careers through ABE
Malaspina University College | November 8, 2006
Malaspina University-College’s Adult Basic Education (ABE) program is helping Mike Bates and Laura Painter launch exciting new careers....[continue]

Farming salmon in fresh water
Simon Fraser University | October 19, 2006
Farming salmon in fresh water - Many say it can’t be done....[continue]

Seal viewing platform temporarily closed at Ocean Sciences Centre
Memorial University of Newfoundland | October 13, 2006
Due to ongoing construction at Memorial University of Newfoundland’s Ocean Sciences Centre (OSC), public access is temporarily unavailable to the popular seal viewing platform....[continue]

Reaching out: Memorial University’s Harris Centre identifies partnering opportunities in the Coasts of Bay region
Memorial University of Newfoundland | October 6, 2006
It was a rapt audience at the Vancor Motel in Bay d’ Espoir for a rainy Monday night. Ninety people gathered at the local motel on Oct. 2 for a public forum hosted by Memorial’s Harris Centre in partnership with the Coast of Bays Regional Economic Development Board....[continue]

Public forum tackles the future of the marine sector in the Coast of Bays region
Memorial University of Newfoundland | September 29, 2006
Given the changes in the fishery resource, the markets and technology, the future of the marine sector in the Coast of Bays is uncertain....[continue]

UPEI Courtyard Named McMillan Hall
University of Prince Edward Island | August 2, 2006
A special ceremony today at the University of Prince Edward Island honoured Charlottetown resident Eileen (McQuaid) McMillan and her late husband Dr. Joseph (Joe) A. McMillan. Friends and members of the well-known McMillan family joined UPEI staff and faculty, student representatives, and guests for the official naming of the courtyard area of the Student Centre...[continue]

Profs Studying Emerging Fish Virus Make Headlines
University of Guelph | July 28, 2006
U of G professors John Lumsden, Department of Pathobiology, and Rich Moccia, Department of Animal and Poultry Science, were featured in numerous newspaper, radio and TV reports this week regarding their efforts to determine what is killing fish in the Great Lakes basin....[continue]

Lobster Science Workshop to Address Ecosystem Health
University of Prince Edward Island | July 26, 2006
The AVC Lobster Science Centre located at the Atlantic Veterinary College at UPEI, will host the 3rd annual Lobster Science Workshop on July 26 and 27 at the Delta Prince Edward hotel, Charlottetown, PEI....[continue]

UVic Startup Receives FDA Clearance
University of Victoria | July 24, 2006
A new medical device created by a University of Victoria spin-off company—which enhances physicians’ ability to measure, monitor and track patients’ pain—has approval from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for sale in the United States....[continue]

SMU prof and researchers net almost $1 million from SSHRC to save coastal resources
St. Mary's University | July 20, 2006
The President of Saint Mary’s University, Dr. J. Colin Dodds, is pleased to announce that Dr. Tony Charles will be the Principal Investigator on a five year Community University Research Alliance (CURA) project, funded by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC)....[continue]

Memorial University’s Marine Institute to Host International Fisheries Researchers
Memorial University of Newfoundland | July 12, 2006
Fishery researchers and scientists from around the world will visit Memorial University’s Marine Institute and the Ocean Science Centre to attend the 7th International Congress on the Biology of Fish, which runs July 18-22 in St. John’s....[continue]

U of G Symposium to Explore Whether Fish Perceive Pain
University of Guelph | July 6, 2006
Issues surrounding which animal species really feel pain and experience suffering will be explored at a public lecture hosted by the University of Guelph July 14 at 2 p.m. in Room 141 of the Animal Sciences and Nutrition Building. The event is free and open to the public....[continue]

Memorial University researcher leads a national network on the effects commercial ships have on coastal ecosystems
Memorial University of Newfoundland | June 21, 2006
Non-indigenous aquatic species which are introduced through discharged ballast water of commercial ships in Canadian ports are the leading cause of biodiversity loss in lake ecosystems and are a growing concern to aquaculture in Canadian coastal ecosystems....[continue]

What’s coming into our ports?
Mount Allison University | June 16, 2006
What’s coming into our Canadian ports?...[continue]

Marine Institute to hold graduation today
Memorial University of Newfoundland | June 9, 2006
Over 185 diplomas, certificates and advanced diplomas will be awarded during the Marine Institute of Memorial University’s annual graduation ceremonies taking place at the institute’s Ridge Road campus today, Friday, June 9, 2006, at 2 p.m....[continue]

Memorial University and other community groups to mark Oceans Day
Memorial University of Newfoundland | June 7, 2006
Memorial University has partnered with Fisheries and Oceans Canada (DFO) and several community groups to celebrate Oceans Day on Thursday, June 8....[continue]

Memorial University awarded five Canada Research Chairs
Memorial University of Newfoundland | May 3, 2006
The health of cultured and wild marine animals, local dialects and languages and the challenges coastal communities face are just some of the areas of study that Memorial University’s newest Canada Research Chairs will be exploring....[continue]

Malaspina Foundation unveils Key to Success campaign
Malaspina University College | April 11, 2006
Malaspina Foundation unveils Key to Success campaign...[continue]

Vancouver Island: New home to more inventors and investors
Royal Roads University | March 27, 2006
Vancouver Island post-secondary students and researchers who want to launch businesses have a new resource to help them take their research to the marketplace....[continue]

New Home to More Inventors and Investors
University of Victoria | March 27, 2006
Vancouver Island post-secondary students and researchers who want to launch businesses have a new resource to help them take their research to the marketplace....[continue]

University of New Brunswick - Saint John | March 22, 2006
Dr. Thierry Chopin, Professor of Marine Biology at UNB Saint John, was inducted as Chevalier in the Order of the Palmes Académiques by the Minister of Education, Higher Education and Research of France....[continue]

Resource management issues focus of symposium at Malaspina
Malaspina University College | March 13, 2006
Resource management issues on the BC coast will be the focus of a one-day symposium called "Charting a Course" at Malaspina University-College in Nanaimo on March 31....[continue]

UPEI Hosts Atlantic Biology and Aquaculture Conference
University of Prince Edward Island | March 1, 2006
This coming weekend, March 3to 5, over a hundred biology and aquaculture students will be on the UPEI campus to take part in their annual research conferences....[continue]

Centre for Shellfish Research gets seven acre boost
Malaspina University College | February 10, 2006
A seven acre waterfront property donation will be transformed into a world-class shellfish research and training farm for the Malaspina University-College Centre for Shellfish Research (CSR)....[continue]

University of New Brunswick - Saint John | January 25, 2006
Ensuring that the southern Gulf of St. Lawrence remains a productive and healthy ecosystem is the goal of a memorandum of understanding between the University of New Brunswick and Fisheries and Oceans Canada (DFO)....[continue]

Memorial University’s Harris Centre teams up with the Irish Loop Development Corp
Memorial University of Newfoundland | December 5, 2005
The Irish Loop Development Board in co-operation with Memorial University’s Harris Centre will host a workshop in Economic Zone 20 at the St. Vincent’s Community Centre, Dec. 6, 2005....[continue]

Memorial researchers take leading role in new fishery study
Memorial University of Newfoundland | December 5, 2005
GeoCod — that’s the name of a brand new high-tech research project headed by Memorial University which aims to use cutting-edge technology to provide those involved in the fishery with a comprehensive and accurate analysis of changing marine ecosystems....[continue]

Studying human disease in unlikely ways
University of Toronto | November 8, 2005
Canada Foundation for Innovation supports unique research, draws new talent to U of T...[continue]

Dalhousie Management professor to conduct $540,000 international research project to study the sustainability of seafood
Dalhousie University | October 25, 2005
Professor Peter Tyedmers, Assistant Professor in the School for Resource and Environmental Studies at Dalhousie University together with co-principal investigators Ulf Sonesson (SIK- The Swedish Institute for Food and Biotechnology) and Astrid Scholz (Ecotrust), was awarded a $540,000US grant from the Lenfest Ocean Program at the Pew Charitable Trusts....[continue]

UVic Helps to Found Six New Companies
University of Victoria | October 6, 2005
The University of Victoria’s technology transfer office is celebrating the launch of six new spin-off companies....[continue]

Canada's Three Oceans Meet in Ottawa
St. Mary's University | September 27, 2005
Canada has the longest coastline in the world, and a massive ocean space beyond these coasts. But are we using our oceans properly?...[continue]

BCIT Awarded First Confucius Institute in Canada
British Columbia Institute of Technology | September 2, 2005
BCIT has been awarded the first - and so far the only - Confucius Institute in Canada....[continue]



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