News

2012


Acadian Seaplants Wins Nova Scotia's Top Workplace Safety Honour

Acadian Seaplants Limited (ASL) was honoured today with the province's top workplace safety honour - the Mainstay Safety Award of Excellence, presented by Nova Scotia Labour and Advanced Education Minister, Marilyn More and Workers' Compensation Board of Nova Scotia Chief Executive Officer, Stuart MacLean. (PDF)



Regional Business Ethics Award Recognizes Individual and Organizational Integrity

Acadian Seaplants Limited (ASL) and its employees were honoured during the 8th Annual Atlantic Business Ethics Awards held at the World Trade and Convention Centre in Halifax, Nova Scotia last night. (PDF)



Export Excellence Garners Acadian Seaplants a New Brunswick Export Achievement Award

Acadian Seaplants Limited (ASL) was honoured as one of five 2012 New Brunswick Export Achievement Award recipients in Fredericton, New Brunswick, May 30, 2012. (PDF)



2011


Jean-Paul Deveau Receives Atlantic Canada Entrepreneur of the Year Award for Health Sciences and a National Citation for Eco and Social Excellence

The President of Acadian Seaplants Limited (ASL), Jean-Paul Deveau, received the Ernst and Young Atlantic Canada Entrepreneur of the Year Award for Health Sciences at an October 13th gala held in Halifax, NS. Then again, on November 23rd, Mr. Deveau was honoured during the National Entrepreneur of the Year Awards ceremony held in Toronto, ON when he received a National Citation for Eco and Social Excellence. (PDF)



Jean-Paul Deveau Becomes a Honourary Associate of the Nova Scotia Agricultural College

In recognition of outstanding contributions to the advancement of agriculture, Jean-Paul Deveau, President of Acadian Seaplants Limited, was made a Honourary Associate of the Nova Scotia Agricultural College (NSAC) during their 106th Convocation Ceremony Friday, May 6, 2011. (PDF)



Acadian Seaplants One of Canada's Best Managed Companies for Nine Consecutive Years

Acadian Seaplants Limited re-qualified as one of Canada's Best Managed Companies in 2010 and received its designation in Toronto on March 29, 2011. (PDF)



Acadian Seaplants Limited Preparing For Food Safety Modernization Act Implementation

The signing of the Food Safety Modernization Act of 2010 signed into law by President Obama Jan. 4, 2011 means widespread changes for the food and feed industry, Acadian Seaplants officials say our feed manufacturing processes will, for the most part, remain unaffected. (PDF)



2010


Acadian Seaplants Limited Receives Honourary Entrepreneurial Award

La compagnie Les Algues Acadienne Limitee a reçu le Prix Honorifique Pour Succès Entrepreneaurial du Conseil de développement économique de la Nouvelle-Écosse; (PDF)

Acadian Seaplants Limited Receives Honourary Award for Entrepreneurial Success from Le Conseil de développement économique de la Nouvelle-Écosse; (PDF)



Acadian Seaplants Receives International Agricultural Marketing Award

In recognition of Acadian Seaplants Limited (ASL's) experience and success in marketing agricultural, food and food chain products throughout 70 countries, it was presented with the 2010 International Marketer of the Year Award from the North American Agricultural Marketing Officials (NAAMO). (PDF)



2009


Inaugural Nova Scotia Lieutenant Governor's Persons with Disabilities Partnership Award Presented to Acadian Seaplants

In recognition of Acadian Seaplants Limited's work with persons with disabilities, Her Honour, Nova Scotia's Lieutenant Governor, Mayann Francis, presented Louis Deveau, Chair and Founder of Acadian Seaplants, with her inaugural Persons with Disabilities Partnership Award. (PDF)



National Research Council Honours Acadian Seaplants as Innovation Leader

The Honourable Gary Goodyear, Minister of State (Science and Technology), presented the National Research Council's Canadian Innovation Leader Certificate to Acadian Seaplants at its head office in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia. (PDF)



Acadian Seaplants Achieves Platinum Status as One of Canada's 50 Best Managed Companies

Acadian Seaplants Limited achieved Platinium status as one of Canada's 50 Best Managed Companies. (PDF)



2008


NSERC Honours Acadian Seaplants with a Synergy Award for Innovation

The Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) Synergy Award for Innovation was bestowed upon Dr. Thierry Chopin, University of New Brunswick Saint John (UNBSJ) and his research collaborators. (PDF)



2007


Acadian Seaplants Re-Names its Research Center to Recognize Esteemed NRC Scientist

In recognition of Dr. James S. Craigie's scientific leadership and as a symbol of the company's appreciation and profound esteem for him, Acadian Seaplants Limited on Auguest 30th will rename its Center for Innovation, located in Cornwallis, Nova Scotia, the Dr. James S. Craigie Research Center. (PDF)



2006


Acadian Seaplants Receives Environmental Excellence Award

Acadian Seaplants Limited (ASL) just received the Dalhousie University Eco-efficiency Award for Environmental Excellence presented at its 7th Annual Environmental Excellence in Business Breakfast on June 5, 2006. (PDF)



Acadian Seaplants Takes Home Third Export Award

Acadian Seaplants Limited (ASL) was one of seven companies honoured for excellence in exporting at the 22nd Annual Nova Scotia Export Achievement Awards. (PDF)



Acadian Seaplants – One of Canada's 50 Best Managed Companies for the Fourth Consecutive Year

Acadian Seaplants Limited just achieved national, 50 Best Managed Companies status for the fourth time in a challenging Canada-wide competition. (PDF)



2002


Acadian Seaplants – One of Canada's 50 Best Managed Companies

Acadian Seaplants Limited has just been named one Canada's 50 Best Managed Companies. The award recognizes Canadian companies that have implemented world-class best business practices and created value in innovative ways. (PDF)



Acadian Seaplants Appoints New President and Chairman

Louis E. Deveau, the former President and Founder of Acadian Seaplants Limited (ASL), announced the appointment of Jean-Paul Deveau to the position of President. (PDF)



2001


Nova Scotia Biotech Company Wins National Innovation Award

Acadian Seaplants Limited (ASL), of Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, is this year's recipient of the Canadian Innovation Award for Technology presented by the Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters (CME). (PDF)


Contact:

Linda Theriault
Director, Public & Government Relations
T: (902) 468-2840
F: (902) 468-3474
EM: ltheriault@acadian.ca
www.acadianseaplants.com