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The COVID-19 pandemic exposed the vulnerability of Canada’s supply chain. A vulnerability that Jon Stanfield, president and CEO of Stanfield’s Ltd., says proves the country needs to protect and expand its domestic manufacturing capacity. In an interview with Atlantic Business Magazine editor Dawn Chafe on June 12, Stanfield said that Canada’s manufacturing sector has been “beaten up” by free trade deals in the late ‘80s and ‘90s. “We let it go too far,” he says of the country’s reliance on international suppliers. That left Canada without a readily available domestic supply of essential personal protective equipment (PPE) when the pandemic
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IF you want to know where today’s vital Atlantic Canadian film industry really began, you could do worse than start on a train travelling through Europe in 1981. If this was an actual movie, we might begin with a close-up of a stack of film cans and then pull back to reveal a tall, thin sleeping man seated beside them. The sleeping man, who looks a little like a young Canadian actor Colm Feore, was Michael Donovan. Today, you may know Donovan as an Academy Award-winning documentary film producer, a Genie-nominated screenwriter, the executive producer of ground-breaking television series like
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Take a mental step back in time to the beginning of March. Serial entrepreneur Lisa Drader Murphy is preparing to head to her home in France for some creative downtime. She’s also working on a new collection of designs for her self-named design house and anticipating a busy season for her hospitality enterprise. Terry Malley, the president and CEO of specialty vehicle manufacturer Malley Industries, was full throttle — but he sensed some storm clouds on his horizon. The coronavirus had already begun to affect Chinese manufacturing companies, some of whom were part of his supply chain. “We expected some
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Much of what we see on social media is comprised of malignant memes and sarcastic snapbacks. It’s our belief that divergent opinions are frequently closer than social media suggests. The Dawn Debate is a safe space for a respectful, thoughtful exchange of ideas. In this first episode, New Brunswick premier Blaine Higgs talks to Ed Hollett, a public policy consultant and author of The Sir Robert Bond Papers, about government responses to Covid-19 and whether we should accelerate the reopening of the economy. What's your point of view?Please note that comments will be moderated. Disagreements must be expressed courteously and
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