Province Rejects Offers To Fill Empty McCain’s Plant

Two separate offers on the former McCain french fry processing plant have been rejected by the Prince Edward Island government. McCain Foods Canada shut down the Borden-Carleton plant in October 2014.

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.

Imported Beers Could Cause Problems For Newfoundland Jobs

A beer run to your local corner store may raise the question: Why the limited selection? You won't find a six-pack of Guinness or Heineken at the mini mart in Newfoundland and Labrador, and there's...

Inside Nova Scotia’s Booming Distillery Business. H/T CBC

Why the province might just have the most makers of rum and whisky per capita in Canada. James Joyce may have predicted Nova Scotia's future decades ago when he wrote, "The light music of whisky falling...

N.S. Drone Company Snags Contract Worth… H/T CH

Mount Uniacke company Romor Atlantic has won a $980,835 contract to supply the federal Department of Fisheries and Oceans with five underwater drones, with an option for three more. The drones will help the DFO...

Saint Andrews Saw Record Year In Tourism… H/T CBC

Warm weather and strong U.S. dollar brought good news to Saint Andrews. Mayor Doug Naish said the area has been a tourist destination for more than 100 years, but this past summer was one of...

Improving Walkability To Increase Business

A new business organization in Conception Bay South is making it easier for residents to safely walk to stores and other businesses. On Thursday morning, the ribbon was cut on a two-kilometre stretch of new...

Shediac Company Works To Better Women’s Health

A New Brunswick company that makes a medical device to reduce bladder leakage in women recently inked a co-distribution deal with pharmaceutical company Aspen Pharmacare Canada. Stephen Goddard, the chief executive officer of Resilia Medical Solutions of...

Facebook Gives Small Businesses A Social Media 101 In St. John’s

Long Story Short A few of the brains behind the internet juggernaut known as Facebook were in St. John's Monday, to share some social media savvy with small businesses. "It's really to be able to meet...

West White Rose Extension Project To Get… H/T CBC

Sources say Husky has decided to build a concrete gravity structure at Argentia. Sources tell CBC News that Husky Energy is just weeks away from officially sanctioning the long-awaited West White Rose extension project, with...

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