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The popular Theodore Tugboat is setting sail for a new harbour this summer. The cheerful fixture of Halifax harbour will be moored in Saint John for peak tourist season, from June until November. The TV star come to life, owned by Ambassatours Gray Line, typically gives daily tours around Halifax Harbour in the summer months, but Theodore has also spent summers in Quebec City, Tampa and even Chicago. Those in search of family-friendly boat tour this summer can hop aboard the Harbour Hopper Tour in Halifax.

DOLLARAMA STARTS CHARGING FOR PLASTIC BAGS With little pomp and circumstance, the dollar store giant Dollarama started charging a 5-cent fee for shopping bags on Earth Day (April 22) in an effort to become more environmentally conscious. Dollarama’s stock has maintained high value with a …

St. John’s restaurant Mohammed Ali goes up for sale Despite expanding to a second downtown location last year, Ali Al Haijaa has decided to put both his restaurants up for sale with plans to move out of the province — probably somewhere sunnier according to …

Speed bump

August 14, 2014 // 0 Comments

Federal program changes threaten future of 40-year-old P.E.I. trucking company Jack Kelly started Bulk Carriers Limited in 1973. Back then it was a one-truck company hauling bulk petroleum throughout his home province of Prince Edward Island. Based in Clyde River, the company has since made …

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