Engineering associate professor Dr. Cynthia Coles, with support from Fay Environmental Canada Ltd., was awarded $15,000 for one year by the Harris Centre to study arsenic removal from rural drinking water in Newfoundland and Labrador.
Hospitality Newfoundland and Labrador presented its 2011 Tourism Excellence Awards in St. John’s Feb. 19. The awards honour those helping to advance the provincial tourism industry. HNL presented the Sustainable Tourism Award to Memorial’s Botanical Garden. A joint award from Hospitality Newfoundland and Labrador, Canadian Heritage and Parks Canada, the prize is presented to the industry operator who has made strides in sustainable tourism practices and continually works toward the protection of our natural and cultural resources.