English speakers have many words for meals, including breakfast, second breakfast, elevenses, brunch, lunch, luncheon, afternoon tea, dinner, and supper.
We shall commence the daily routine. The honourable Minister of Economic Development. Our focus is on creating a smart, competitive economy and a healthy, vibrant environment both now and for future generations.
Government recognizes that the health of the environment, the economy and the people of this province are interconnected. As a result, our economic decisions must respect our people and environment, support growth and create jobs to ensure a high quality of life for all Nova Scotians.
This progress report for the province's economic growth strategy highlights the steps being taken toward fostering a strong, sustainable business climate. Our highly trained and skilled workforce is helping us seize opportunities to become leaders in information technology, research and development, and innovation.
Programs like Opportunities Nova Scotia, a provincial retention and recruitment initiative, connects employers with job seekers to help build our workforce to support business expansion and job creation.
International firms continue to locate in our province and export their services and products to the world. Speaker, hosts more than 1, information technology companies and over firms that offer products and services to the environmental industry. Assistance, through Nova Scotia Business Inc.
An analysis of the economic impact of the Industrial Expansion Fund shows it created or retained an estimated 11, full-time jobs during a six-year period ending in March Speaker, when this is combined with a similar analysis conducted for NSBI over the same time period, it shows a total of 22, full-time jobs created or maintained.
That number rises to 39, when spinoff jobs are included. NSBI's payroll rebate program was recently enhanced to provide more flexibility and now helps more companies improve competitiveness.
InNOVAcorp will work with up to 50 of the entrepreneurs who participated in the competition, helping them take steps toward forming knowledge-based companies.
Speaker, we recognize that challenges such as the downturn in the U. We are responding through programs under Nova Scotia's export strategy, Going Global, Staying Local, which has supported 32 businesses in their efforts to become globally competitive.
Our continued investment in infrastructure will help ensure Nova Scotia reaches its full potential for trade.
Connected communities are competitive communities. Speaker, a very fine example of community-led development is the unveiling of Cumberland County's Joggins Fossil Centre.
This centre is environmentally and economically sustainable, right down to the water faucets. Joggins is internationally recognized as one of the most important fossil sites in the world and is an outstanding example of the earth's history, the coal age and offers years of rich geological inheritance.
Companies like Minas Basin Pulp and Power are further greening their operations, reducing costs and contributing to a stronger economy. The government will continue to invest in companies like Minas Basin, as well as chart a course toward an environmentally sustainable and prosperous economic future for Nova Scotia.
Essentially, Opportunities for Sustainable Prosperity encourages innovation, diversity and promotes the best use of resources while concentrating on reducing waste to build healthy and vibrant communities.
Speaker, I will now table the progress report for the province's economic growth strategy, Opportunities for Sustainable Prosperity. The report is tabled.
The honourable member for Pictou East. Speaker, first I would like to thank the minister for ensuring that I was aware that he was going to be making a ministerial statement, and I certainly appreciate that.
What I see here is, of course, a lot of good information, but there is absolutely no new information. What we are looking at is an historical document, not a visionary document - there is absolutely no vision in the presentation that was made in this ministerial statement.
Now one of the concerns that I have, Mr.★★★★ Emergency Food Storage 1 Month - A Step by Step Guide For Making Pemmican:: EMERGENCY FOOD STORAGE 1 MONTH:: (FREE Video) Watch Video Now! - Dont Tread On Me Flag Racist Home Defense Laws Emergency Food Storage 1 Month Now I will briefly mention the topic of budgets since our economy is due to an historical low.
Essay on Lunch versus Dinner versus Supper Words 8 Pages Many times I have moved from one house to the next, one town to another, but the transition never included changing the meaning of words. Supper vs Dinner In reality, the difference between supper and dinner is not just cultural, but also a personal definition.
Throughout the world, dinner is considered an early meal that is eaten somewhere between 2 pm and 5 pm, while supper is a later meal eaten between 7 pm and 11 pm. Dinner is now lunch. Supper is now dinner.
I changed a. The Last Supper - The Last Supper The Last Supper was a very powerful Biblical event, in which Jesus and his disciples gathered for one final dinner together. My husband and I drove four hours to bring our son back to school on Sunday.
Instead of using it as an excuse to enjoy a nice restaurant meal together, we took one for the team and chowed down on $ Costco hotdogs as we were already stopping for cheap gasoline along the way.
Dinner and supper aren't the same thing after all—and if your grandparents or parents used the term "supper," your ancestors may have been farmers.