An Entrepreneurial Profile, Nicole and Ilona

Nicole Soontiens Ilona MacAlpine  XL Electric About Nicole and Ilona: Family, honour and integrity are the binding principles of XL Electric Limited. Founded in 1998, following in the footsteps of a preceding generation, XL Electric Limited's success in...

Tourism In Cape Breton Is Already Heating Up… H/T CBC

Snow is in the air and ice on the beaches, but accommodation bookings are already up. Cape Breton tourism operators say they're seeing a bump in numbers for 2017 — even better than last year's great numbers.

An Entrepreneurial Profile, Denis C. Desjardins

Denis C. Desjardins Grand Falls, New Brunswick President Desjardins Seed Farms Ltd. About Denis C. Desjardins: Denis is part of a fourth generation family business alongside his brother Rene.  The company consists of 2200 acres of cultivable land producing...

Firm Develops Cement For Broken Bones: H/T TCH

What’s striking about interviewing Caitlin Pierlot today is just how much she has grown as an entrepreneur in 18 months. Pierlot is the co-founder and CEO of Covina Biomedical, a Halifax company that is developing...

An Entrepreneurial Profile, Frank Kays

Frank Kays CEO InteliSys Aviation Systems Charlottetown, PEI About Frank Kays: Frank is the Chief Executive Officer at InteliSys Aviation Systems. InteliSys is an established provider of airline information technology that has extensive experience implementing solutions for both corporate...

Metal Warehouse Opens In Burnside Business Park: H/T TCH

Giant Ontario-based metal distributor Metal Supermarkets is taking on another local shop in the Burnside Industrial Park, Metals ‘R’ Us, by opening a new franchise location on MacDonald Avenue. Serial entrepreneur Rob Lough, who also...

An Entrepreneurial Profile, Laura Araneda

Laura Araneda President Vic Progressive Diamond Drilling (VPDD) Sussex, N.B This Entrepreneurial Profile Is Proudly Sponsored By Belton Labs About Laura Araneda: Laura Araneda, president of Vic Progressive Diamond Drilling (VPDD) comes from a long line of miners. Araneda received her...

Organization Launches To Provide Support For… H/T CBC

Women's Wellness Within grew out of an informal support group of perinatal workers. A new non-profit that helps advocate for better conditions for women in corrections facilities who are pregnant or caring for young children...

An Entrepreneurial Profile, Remi Hebert

Remi Hebert Bathurst, New Brunswick President Pro Construction NB About Remi Herbert: Founded by Andre Hebert in 1980 and employing over 20 Northern New-Brunswickers, Pro Construction is a general construction company serving New-Brunswick. Over the years, construction projects in...

East Kemptville Tin Mine Could Be Reborn As… H/T CBC

Processing plant would employ between 20 and 30 people. An idle tin mine 45 kilometres northeast of Yarmouth, N.S., could soon be reborn as a tin processing plant employing between 20 and 30 full-time employees.

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