posted on December 3, 2013
Mel Norton says advantages include lower operating costs and competitve wage structures
Saint John Mayor Mel Norton will speak at a Toronto luncheon hosted by former premier Frank McKenna and Maple Leaf Foods president Scott McCain.
Saint John Mayor Mel Norton is headed to Toronto Monday to promote economic opportunities in the Port City.
Norton will present to a select group of business leaders from across North...
posted on December 2, 2013
Nature in Belize is intense. Like most people who find their way here, I was responding to that call of the wild: the growl of the jaguars roaming Mayan ruins in the dense jungle of the interior and the waves breaking over the hemisphere’s largest coral reef.
Tucked between Mexico and Guatemala on the Caribbean coast, Belize provides two very different experiences, and in one week I explored both — the mystery...
posted on November 27, 2013
A proposed west-east pipeline bringing oil from Alberta to refineries in New Brunswick is in the best interest of all Canadians because it would help open up new markets and generate revenue that would be distributed from coast to coast, an executive with the Canadian Oil Sands told a Moncton audience Wednesday.
“In Canada we need to diversify our energy markets. We have markets in the United States and Western...
posted on November 26, 2013
Wedged between Mexico and Guatemala, the tiny and eclectic country of Belize has become one of the most popular eco tourism destinations in Central America for the intrepid traveler.
Lush tropical rain forests, pristine beaches, ancient Maya cities, diverse flora and fauna, and the longest barrier reef in the Western Hemisphere are just a few of the many natural attractions that allure the adventure traveler to...
posted on November 25, 2013
SAINT JOHN – A proposed new apartment building on Waterloo Street is being hailed as a project that could inject life into the rundown neighbourhood and create less car-dependent residents.
Developer John Rocca – the same businessman behind the Three Sisters condominiums on the waterfront – wants to build two buildings containing a total of 25 stacked townhouse units at the corner of Waterloo and Golding...
posted on November 24, 2013
The new Belize Medical Tourism Association seeks to promote medical tourism to Belize and eventually end the practice of Belizeans going abroad for medical care.
The association has members from the medical and tourism sector. It sees medical tourism as an opportunity for medical practitioners and wants more members of the Belize Medical and Dental Association to join. Foreigners have been accessing medical services...