CEO and co-founder of SomaDetect, an agricultural technology company that provides dairy farmers with data on milk quality and animal health Hometown: Guelph, Ontario Alma mater: York University (BA, math, environmental science); Laval University (Master & PhD, biology) Headquarters: Fredericton, N.B. Founded: 2016 Employees: 26 …

Janine Hubbard is a phychologist who works with children in St. John’s, N.L. Video calls are here to stay. Here’s how to make them better You’re coming out of your work Zoom meeting like a champ, having laid out all the ways you made progress …

Side Hustle Snack Bar Can a family-friendly brewery be home to one of Dartmouth’s best new restaurants? Words and photos by Gabby Peyton These days the moniker ‘family-friendly’ doesn’t exactly scream ‘trendy’ when it comes to restaurants. Images of bustling chain restaurants with mediocre food …

Nobody saw it coming. Not politicians. Not even physicians. COVID-19 has upended the world. Just ask Nancy MacCready-Williams, CEO of Doctors Nova Scotia Once upon a time, Nancy MacCready-Williams spoke brilliantly, unabashedly about health care in Nova Scotia. It’s the best system in the world, …

By almost any economic metric, the Government of Newfoundland and Labrador is bankrupt. Theorists would argue it’s not possible for a government to go bankrupt because they have the power to generate revenue on demand via increased taxation. Besides, governments can borrow whenever they want—can’t …

In what can only be described as the post-George Floyd era, we find ourselves in a global reckoning of systemic racism. Issues of race have found their way to the forefront of our collective social consciousness. Aunt Jemima, the Washington Redskins, Old Sam, Edward Cornwallis… …

In pre-pandemic times—ah, remember them?—the startup ecosystem in Atlantic Canada seemed to be unstoppable: explosive growth, record-breaking investments and seemingly endless innovation. Did the global health emergency slow that breakneck pace of development? Not quite. “These kinds of disruptions create opportunity as much as they …

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