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Meet Us in Halifax at Atlantic BioCon 2019

Atlantic Canada is well positioned to be a leader in an emerging bio-economy. Atlantic Canada is well positioned to be a leader in an emerging bio-economy. Vast forests, underutilized agricultural land, and diversified coastal zones make this area ideal for piloting and scaling globally disruptive technologies. The region boasts a disproportionate share of both private […]

Log-a-Load for Kids 2018

BIOAPPLIED FUNDRAISES IN SUPPORT OF THE IWK CHILDREN’S HOSPITAL – WINS TOP FUNDRAISER AWARD! Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, October 18, 2018 On August 18 & 19, 2018, BioApplied participated in the Log-a-Load for Kids charity lob ball tournament in support of the Children’s Miracle Network and the IWK Children’s Hospital. The tournament was held in Caledonia, […]

Innovating the Live Seafood Supply Chain

New technologies eliminate costly air freight to distant markets For all their hard shells and tough appearance, lobsters are fragile animals that become stressed from excessive handling, proximity to other lobsters, and fluctuations in temperature, oxygen and other aspects of their environment. This stress has a negative effect on their health. Existing methods to handle, […]

Where Has All the Road Salt Gone

As the days begin to warm, and the last remnants of snow have disappeared, thoughts of Winter fade into the distance. Many now deal with the post-Winter clean-up. The debris, dirt, dust, and remnants left behind after several months of snow and ice cover. There are some remaining signs of the road salt and sand […]

Forestry BioMass Poised for Growth in US Energy Sector

The US House and Senate passed a $1 trillion Omnibus spending bill recently deeming forest bioenergy as carbon neutral by the American federal government. As stated in the Biomass magazine article “Omnibus bill policy rider deems forest bioenergy carbon neutral” by Anna Simet. (1) The 1665 page bill provides discretionary funding for the federal government […]

Screening New Hires Yields Dividends

Any organization’s most important asset is its people. Success depends on their ability to work efficiently and effectively, particularly in challenging environments such as the forestry industry where supervision is low, revenue is directly tied to employee productivity and they are being entrusted with equipment worth hundreds of thousands of dollars. In addition, training a […]

OPINION: Nova Scotia well positioned to harness bio-economy potential

My colleagues and I work with clients and companies across Canada and around the world, helping them innovate with renewable resources.  We believe strongly that products made from well-managed renewable resources are key to creating a more sustainable society, and this comes with the added benefit of economic growth and more jobs in rural communities. […]

Clean Fuel Standard: Discussion Paper Download

Introduction Environment and Climate Change Canada (ECCC) is consulting with provinces, territories, stakeholders as well as Indigenous Peoples to develop a regulation under the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999 to reduce Canada’s greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions through the increased use of lower carbon fuels and alternative technologies. The purpose of this discussion paper is to […]

Governments Consult, Stakeholders Speak!

Meeting Canada’s commitment to reducing greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by the year 2030 to 30% below 2005 levels, or 30megatonnes annual emission reduction, is no small measure. In fact, it is a monumental undertaking. Facing uncertain winds blowing from our Southern neighbours makes the goal no less challenging. Political leaders at both the Federal and […]

Summary of Nova Scotia Cap and Trade Program Development

On March 15, 2017, the Nova Scotia Department of Environment hosted a stakeholder consultation session regarding the development of Nova Scotia’s Cap and Trade Program, supported by a summary document released prior to the session. The objective of the session was to present some early program design options being considered, provide an opportunity for stakeholders […]