The New (And Real) Cost Of Status Quo

You are entering week three of 2017 and still full of vim and vigor to act on some of the things you want to accomplish this calendar year. The promise of a fresh start to...

Introducing Ryan Honeyman And LIFT Economy

Introducing Ryan Honeyman and LIFT Economy With increasing interest in B-Corp companies, many are left wondering how to learn more about the craze and how they can get involved. To this purpose, this week we...

White Wine And Canola Oil: N.L.’s Budding… H/T CBC

Experimental crops yielded promising results for the province. Thanks to the success of some unconventional crops grown last summer, western Newfoundland might soon add canola and grapes to its list of agricultural products.

St. John’s-Born Mike Rowe Trades Deadshot… H/T CBC

There’s something about Mike Rowe, when he speaks in interviews about his work, that’s unlike most other actors. Ask him a question and he’ll answer it, but his passion and conviction is evident. He’ll think...

Age Against The Machine: Pilot Project At St. Clare’s… H/T CBC

Medical treatment should consider patient's age as well as condition, says doctor. A new program at St. Clare's Mercy Hospital in St. John's hopes to change the way senior citizens are treated.

Dartmouth-based CarbonCure among Canadians… H/T TCH

Canadian teams reimagine carbon dioxide emissions for $20M competition. That's the $20-million question behind the NRG COSIA Carbon XPrize, a global competition to create technology that converts CO2 into valuable products.

Permission to Hope

As you begin 2017, you’re not alone if you struggle to find clarity and balance in a Google-dominated Uber world, wired together by smartphones that speak to Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. And don’t get me...

Almost Baymous: Comedy Focuses On Identity… H/T CBC

'Not who they were 50 years ago,' says director of sketch comedy revue. The director of a new sketch comedy revue is turning to tradition in his first foray into directing, hoping to reveal something...

Brothers To Open New Lebanese Restaurant… H/T CBC

Restaurant will be a branch of the Mezza Lebanese Kitchen chain and located at former Target site. Hossam Elgebeily is originally from Egypt and grew up in Qatar. He immigrated to Canada and last year...

Young Women Given Entrepreneurship… H/T CBC

SYnC program runs January to March. The P.E.I. government is launching an internship program to help young, female entrepreneurs on P.E.I.