ACOA Gives Clean Tech Startups A $20,000 Boost: H/T TCH

Five Nova Scotian startups — selling everything from solar energy to powdered crickets — have been chosen to take part in a program to help them grow. The CleanTech Accelerate Program looks to support clean...

Halifax Transit Looking To Replace Outdated… H/T CBC

'It's not an ideal layout or an ideal location,' Halifax Transit head says about current terminal. Halifax Transit officials want to upgrade and expand the Mumford Terminal because it is too small. The terminal is...

Kinduct Joins Other N.S. Startups Expanding… H/T TCH

Travis McDonough loves being able to leave his office, jump on his bike and pedal five minutes to Stanford University. The founder and CEO of Halifax-based Kinduct Technologies moved to the San Francisco area last...

From Scrap Pieces Of Wood, Metal And Plastic… H/T CBC

'Anything you'd throw away goes into my work,' says Damien Webb. Damien Webb makes tiny things. That's how the artist describes his creative efforts; miniature dioramas constructed from bits of paper, wood, plastic, Styrofoam and metal.

Atlantic Canada building ‘Momentum’: H/T TCH

At a time when Atlantic Canadian business people are being urged to prioritize sales, Momentum Canada has been founded in Saint John, N.B. to help foster the region’s sales culture. Momentum’s programs include one that...

New Provincial Fund Will Create Innovation Internships: H/T TCH

A new $705,000 provincial government fund will create 170 innovation-focused internships for Nova Scotia students and companies during the next three years. Labour and Advanced Education Minister Kelly Regan announced the funding, and the program...

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.

Nova Scotian Skipping Factory Fashion To Make… H/T CBC

Making a pair of jeans as easy as assembling a piece of IKEA furniture, Erica Penton says. That's because she made those pyjamas — as well as a number of shirts, skirts, coats and pants...

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...

Modest Tree Expanding After Notching New Contracts… H/T TCH

Halifax-based Modest Tree is in hiring mode after landing another big contract last week with one of the companies that does work on the Arctic and Offshore Patrol Ship project at Irving’s Halifax shipyard. “We...

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