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 …

COVID-19 hasn’t stopped this dynamic financier from helping women business owners get an even break. If anything, it’s made her more determined. From her vantage at her home in Fall River, N.S., near Halifax, where streams still tumble over rocks and early-risers still walk their …

Which local suppliers accelerate your business? That’s the question we asked our readers to answer across 21 different B2B categories—and wow, did they respond! We received more than 1,500 votes on everything from best law firm to best insurance provider to best place to eat …

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 …

Nova Scotia had a strong economy before COVID-19. Amid mixed economic signals, the province is working to get back on track Things appeared to be so good. In late February 2020, Nova Scotia had tabled its fifth consecutive balanced budget, its population and exports were …

Caught between declining revenues and increased expenses, New Brunswick stays focused on growth The COVID curveball of 2020 caught governments around the globe off guard, upending economies and the best of fiscal intentions. New Brunswick was not immune, but she recovered well. New Brunswick was …

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 …

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