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Since taking over Newfoundland and Labrador-based Keyin College, president Craig Tucker has been investing in a new future for the multi-campus institution. He’s been building digital services while investigating the potential in the broader reach online. Tucker took the reins of one of the largest private colleges in Atlantic Canada three years ago with business partner Steven Taylor (Keyin’s executive vice-president), as he recently recalled for the Gale Force Wins podcast. Early on, Tucker said, they identified needs for some specific capital spending and program development. In speaking directly to students, they also took note of common personal stressors and
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Newfoundland and Labrador-based natural skin care company Indigena welcomed the pick-me-up of a recent order, with the product to be included in an upcoming Loti Wellness subscription box. Owner Lisa Walsh was just off the production line, readying the shipment of at least 1,250 scrubs to go out next month, when she spoke to Atlantic Business Magazine. Like so many other small-scale manufacturers in Atlantic Canada, the pandemic has been a challenge for Indigena. After an early pivot and bump from the sale of hand sanitizer, the company was slammed by the limited summer tourism season and COVID-19 restrictions. The
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Roger King is president of Supplement King Canada, a national retailer of health and fitness supplements. He grew Supplement King from a one-man university delivery business to over 57 store locations in nine provinces with an expanding e-commerce arm. The fastest growing company in its channel, they fuel their customer’s goals through retail innovation and are proudly headquartered in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia. For this episode of Take 5 with the Top 50, Heath Moore – managing partner, Nova Scotia with Top 50 CEO presenting sponsor Grant Thornton – asks Roger if there was ever a time that he thought about giving up on
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Joyce Carter is President & CEO of Halifax International Airport Authority, which oversees Halifax Stanfield International Airport, one of Atlantic Canada’s most critical pieces of transportation infrastructure. Pre-pandemic, Halifax Stanfield contributed 5,700 jobs and $3.8 billion annually to the provincial economy. In 2019, the airport served more than 4 million passengers for the third year in a row and processed a record 41,000 metric tonnes of cargo. For this episode of Take 5 with the Top 50, Joyce talks about Covid’s impact on the travel industry and what it will take for travel to return to resume pre-Covid levels. She also
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