"I've always been a bit of a story teller like everybody from Petty Harbour – certainly all the Doyles from Petty Harbour." Even so, Alan Thomas Doyle never dreamed he'd be an author until he met with the folks at Random House Canada. Now, this fall, the world will read Alan Doyle's story in […more]
The Hammond River Brewing Co. is, at this point, in its infancy. The brewery is based in Steeves' Quispamsis, N.B. home and produces batches of just 140 litres of beer. But Steeves envisions an expansion, including into a commercial space. The question is: will Steeves […more]
It was Saturday, August 22, 2009. For Frederick Sheldon Fountain, it should have been the best of days. Ten days earlier, on August 12, he had officially announced plans to take Great Eastern Corporation — the family-controlled but publicly-traded investment company founded in […more]
Speed bumpFederal program changes threaten future of 40-year-old P.E.I. trucking company
Jack Kelly started Bulk Carriers Limited in 1973. Back then it was a one-truck company hauling bulk petroleum throughout his home province of Prince Edward Island.
Based in Clyde River, ...
Uncorking Cape Breton: Eileanan Brèagha VineyardsL-R: Ken MacLellan, founder of Eileanan Brèagha Vineyards, with his father, Lawrence against a background of mature vines. Photo: Helen Smith
How a Margaree man left the west to open the Island’s first winery
Ken MacLellan is the definition of ...
Familiar faceScotiabank promotes Atlantic Canadian to top management job in the region
For the first time in a long time, Scotiabank has named a native son to run its Atlantic Canadian operations.
The bank appointed Craig Thompson to senior vice-president, retail ...
THE DIGITAL COLLIDE Digital marketing trends impacting Atlantic Canadian brands | By Karen Moores
The Quiet Calm of Summer It has been pretty quiet since our last blog post given the natural cycle of our quarterly meeting schedule.
We received contributions from 104 members after our first meeting which ...
TOWN content & commerce
Mentoring Magic Yesterday I spent the day with my mentor and her team in Halifax, at their head office.
Some of the best conversations I’ve had in business have been while travelling ...
Getting Back to Work First of all, I would like to say that us here at Pelorus are extremely excited to be selected as part of the Super Start-Up Program. We are looking forward ...
The Om Centre
Staying Grounded in the Summer Heat The whole concept of starting a business is both exhilarating and terrifying. Visions of how the business will look dance in my head each time I imagine how it’s all ...