GREAT news in Dartmouth this morning! It was great to be back at Novonix Battery Testing Services Inc in Dartmouth today. Last year, after learning about Dr. Dahn’s incredible work with Dalhousie University and Tesla Canada, I was introduced to Dr. Chris Burns, the CEO of Novonix. I had an incredible tour and learned about how researchers there are working to [...]
Today I Announced a $1.2 Million Contribution to Help Nova Scotia Community College Purchase the Equipment it Needs
Today at the NSCC Waterfront Campus in Dartmouth, I announced a $1.2 million contribution, through ACOA, to enable Nova Scotia Community College - NSCC to purchase leading-edge equipment so it can focus on boosting applied research in local clean technology, agriculture, fisheries, as well as in the marine and manufacturing sectors! As we all [...]
Today I had the pleasure of representing the Government of Canada and making a great announcement! I'm so proud that Dartmouth-Cole Harbour includes a vibrant francophonie community. In fact, right across Nova Scotia you'll always find Acadian communities and heritage worth celebrating and worth supporting. I announced funding of over $1.8 million dollars over [...]
Awesome day in #Dartmouth! I welcomed Minister Jim Carr to the Bedford Institute of Oceanography. We enjoyed the great weather for a moment and had good chat about the incredible companies and organizations in Dartmouth who are working in the clean technology industry. Later on, he announced a $1M investment in a tidal energy [...]
I announced a $2.46 million investment in Dartmouth's Spring Loaded Technology!! Just five years ago, a team of bright young minds met while participating in the ACOA-supported Launch Dal. It was here, following their presentation at the end-of-term demo night, that they received their first $100,000 investment. They had a brilliant idea for a [...]
I announced an $18.08M investment in rental supplements to help low-income families and seniors across Nova Scotia.
I stopped by 1 Oak Street in Dartmouth this morning with Ministers Joanne Bernard, and Tony Ince to make an announcement on affordable housing! We want to ensure that people in communities across the province have access to safe, affordable, stable housing. That's why I announced today that we are investing $18.08 million in rental [...]
I announced $7.8 million in funding to give Nova Scotians more access to affordable housing and to support independent living!
Today I was joined by MLA Joyce Treen and Housing Nova Scotia at the Dartmouth Seniors Service Centre. I announced $7.8 million in funding to give Nova Scotians more access to affordable housing and to support independent living! The funding announced today will go towards three existing programs and will help seniors and people with [...]
Burnside is a truly special place. And as a councillor I had the pleasure of touring companies here and representing the area. The park is filled with innovative, smart businesses worth investing in. Now as the Member of Parliament for Dartmouth-Cole Harbour I have the honour of representing and advocating for our riding on a [...]
Darren announces $108,750 in Canada 150 Community Infrastructure Funding for three Dartmouth projects!
Facilities like St. James' Church Hall matter so much to our community. I think about all of the not-for-profits and organizations like the Girl Guides of Canada- to choirs-to food banks- who deeply rely on community infrastructure like churches and legions. These aren’t just buildings- they’re integral infrastructure for our community. They’re our gathering places- [...]
Canada and Nova Scotia invest 19.7 million in COVE – New Centre for Ocean Ventures and Entrepreneurship!
We can achieve great things when all levels of government work together. Today I had the pleasure of welcoming the Honourable Scott Brison to the NSCC Waterfront Campus in Dartmouth for a major announcement. On behalf of the Honourable Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development (ISED), Brison announced a total of $7.1 [...]