How Interest Rates Influence Investments: H/T TG

CHARLOTTETOWN, P.E.I. - In our country, the Bank of Canada sets the benchmark interest rate and raises or lowers it to steady or stimulate the Canadian economy and avoid inflation. Although our economy has...

Fredericton Beer Shuttles Benefit From Surge… H/T CBC

Several startup companies are eager to cater to beer drinkers across the capital city. With its neon-lit couches, sound system and laser light show, the Fredericton Party Bus markets itself as a lively way for...

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...

P.E.I. Looking For New Markets In United Arab… H/T CBC

Agriculture and seafood based showed off P.E.I. product at Dubai food and hospitality show. A trade mission which included about half a dozen P.E.I. companies has just returned from the United Arab Emirates — a joint venture...

Green Trade Show Coming To UPEI In April: H/T CBC

Atlantic Green Expo offers information on energy-efficient products for businesses and homeowners. Islanders interested in learning more about the effects of climate change and how to adopt a greener lifestyle may want to check out a technology...

Businesses, Towns Get Thousands In Government… H/T CBC

Three businesses and three towns on the isthmus of the Avalon Peninsula are splitting hundreds of thousands of dollars in government grants. The federal and provincial governments and municipalities are putting money into seven different projects in Chance Cove,...

An Ancient Chinese Tradition Savoured… H/T CBC

Alevtina Sharapova studied the traditional Chinese art of making tea in China and Russia. She fills a small, clay pot with water to heat it, before pouring it out and filling it anew, now with...

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...

Dragon’s Den Hearing Pitches In Charlottetown… H/T CBC

Show's producers will be at CBC's University Avenue station 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Budding P.E.I. entrepreneurs will have a chance to pitch their idea on Friday in Charlottetown and possibly be a part of the 12th...

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...

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