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...

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...

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...

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.

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...

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...

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...

Nova Scotia Launches Its Own Seafood Brand: H/T CBC

Some industry members fear confusion from new promotion. Nova Scotia's decision to create its own seafood brand is getting mixed reviews, with praise from some exporters and a pan from one industry association concerned it...

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...

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...

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