October 24, 2011


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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:  or 772-3333


Of Interest!                                                         


NATI to Co-host Bio-Partnering Forum
NATI, in partnership with INTRD, is hosting a one day biotechnology forum on Wednesday, October 26th, 2011, from 8:30am at the Bella Vista in St. John's. This event is part of a larger Pan Atlantic Inbound Bio-Partnering Initiative of the International Business Development Agreement Program (IBDA). This initiative will build focused international business and research alliances with the biosciences sector. More Info 
There is NO cost to attend this event, but space is limited.

Please RSVP to:

Skilled Worker Recruitment Through JOBSinNL Website
The Newfoundland and Labrador government's provincial job posting website,, will be used for advertising positions for employers who are interested in recruiting in Ireland but are unable to physically participate in the Ireland mission. To aid in the Ireland job fair, this site will have a dedicated banner promoting the Ireland mission opportunities on its main page.


All advertising in Ireland and on our Canada's East Coast website will drive traffic to JOBSinNL. This is an opportunity to post jobs and make contact with the potential new employees.


Deadline to register: October 28, 2011  More Info  


Please confirm your registration and uploading of positions by emailing MaryAnn Scanlon or Debbie Sheppard


Conferences, Workshops & Seminars  


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 



Professional Opportunities

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


Email:     Phone: 709.772.3342


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