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Collaborating for our coasts

Dr. Penny Morrill

For the residents and the fish harvesters of the Port au Port region, the sudden decline of the local scallop fishery was not just a puzzle to be solved but a serious threat to their livelihoods. Instead of sitting back and waiting for answers, the community rallied together and reached out to Memorial for help.Instead of sitting back and waiting for answers, the community rallied together and reached out to Memorial for help.

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Register Today! Transportation in Life, Work and Play: The Movement of People To, From and Within Atlantic Canada

Transportation

This day-and-a-half conference will look at how we can adapt and enhance the transportation systems within Atlantic Canada to improve the experience of people who travel to, from and within the region. Click here to register

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Synergy Session: Islands of Sun and Ice

Islands of Sun and Ice

Drawing on examples from NL and Croatia, Bojan Fürst will explore how regional development policies and programs can help or hinder small island communities. 

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Video: What are the Environmental Risks of Fracking on Landscapes and Watersheds?

Fracking

Memorial Presents public forum held at Civic Centre, Corner Brook, NL, February 10, 2015.

Watch video here! 

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