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...

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...

Startups: Two Jobs, One Dream At Paper Hearts – H/T TCH

Working full days in a senior marketing role with one of Atlantic Canada’s top-tier property firms didn’t stop Stefanie MacDonald from beginning a successful “side hustle” in her spare time. Debt-free and with steadily-rising sales,...

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...

New App Hopes To Help Families, Kids Eat… H/T TH

HALIFAX — The makers of a new app are hoping it will help get kids to eat more fruits and vegetables. A team of researchers at Dalhousie University in Halifax launched the app called “Froogie” to help families...

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