The view of Conception Bay South from atop Topsail Bluff There’s a good reason why Conception Bay South is the number one day-trip destination on Newfoundland and Labrador’s northeast Avalon Peninsula. “People come for our urban vibe,” says mayor Terry French. “They stick around for …

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 …

More of what? As I write this, news of the $2.75 billion USD sale of St. John’s, N.L.-based online financial security company Verafin to Nasdaq is still fresh. On the surface, this is a huge win for the founders, the shareholders and the employees—particularly those …

Leah Harris is ready for 2021. In 2020, a year of “doomscrolling” and dumpster fire memes, she went about building her small business, Sweet Cheeks Bakery. Pre-COVID, she’d had a second child. She’d also experienced debilitating migraines and dramatic vision loss, with an inability to …

When Atlantic Business Magazine was unable to schedule an in-person interview with Newfoundland and Labrador’s Premier Dwight Ball before our press date, we asked if he could respond to three questions via email. The following is an excerpt from his responses. Question 1: What are …

Atlantic Business Magazine hosted its first annual thought leadership workshop series in September 2017. What did participants have to say about economic prosperity? And, how did their priorities compare to what’s on the agenda of the four Atlantic premiers? All this and more in our extensive #ThinkBig editorial package.

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