Greenhouse gas emissions, with their attendant financial and environmental costs, have accelerated the transition to renewable power options and sparked increased investment in related research and development. Bottom line: companies are anxious to find ways to cost-effectively decarbonize. Technological advances make wind and solar-generated power …

Transportation projects are viewed as likely win-wins for public investment, as both an aid to post-COVID economic recovery and pathway to reducing carbon emissions. In Nova Scotia, the hope is 2021 will see new financial commitments for some of the projects described in Halifax Regional …

Curtis Mercer, CEO, Canadian Homebuilders Association-Newfoundland and Labrador The residential construction rebate program offered as part of the COVID-19 response in Newfoundland and Labrador delivered some surprises for the Canadian Homebuilders Association-Newfoundland and Labrador (CHBA-NL). As part of the pre-approval process for the rebate, the …

Halifax Stanfield International Airport (courtesy of Atlantic Canada Airports Association) Even with a vaccine, how quickly might people return in numbers to air travel in Atlantic Canada and beyond? “Will people, once they feel comfortable, will they snap back to their old habits? We know …

Cruise ships docked in Halifax, N.S. The return of cruise ships to Canadian waters is only going to happen “at the appropriate time,” said Andrew Dixon, senior vice-president responsible for trade and business development with Port Saint John. Dixon also happens to be the person …

Map excerpted from “Towards a Clean Power Roadmap for Atlantic Canada” (August 2020) After a brief mention in the 2020 speech from the throne, the Atlantic Loop appeared again in the federal Liberals’ fall economic update. And it’s going to be popping up again this …

Five of the 25 Canadians included in the newly-launched eBay Hall of Fame, created to mark the online marketplace’s 25th anniversary, are from Atlantic Canada. According to Rob Bigler, general manager of eBay Canada, the Hall of Famers represent “a snapshot of the amazing Canadian …

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