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...

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.

Chamber Seeking Nominations: H/T TDN

TRURO, N.S. – Outstanding business leaders will be recognized for their contributions, as the Truro and Colchester Chamber of Commerce seeks nominations for honorees at its dinner gala and awards celebration. Two awards will be...

Lawrencetown Boasts New Brewery: H/T TCH

Local craft beer enthusiasts can add Lawrencetown to their on-tap map. Lunn’s Mill Beer Company, located on Carleton Road Highway 201 in Lawrencetown, is anticipating a grand opening by the end of the month, after...

Cajun-Style Food Coming To Halifax: H/T TCH

A Toronto-based, Cajun-style restaurant chain’s red-hot growth is bubbling over into Halifax with its first The Captain’s Boil set to open on Spring Garden Road in April. “It will be a place where you can...

Acadia Professor Developing App… H/T CBC

Hope is for stroke victims to do most of their rehab at home instead of spending hours a day in a clinic. A Nova Scotia researcher has received a $148,000 grant to develop an app...

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