The international students were in the early stages of building their Halifax-based technology start-up, LeadSift. Their focus: software to generate sales leads from Twitter data. Though energetic and optimistic, they knew they needed help. But where to get it? Their adopted home province appeared to lack a formal network [more…]
Ray Ivany is the bearer of bad news. And he's OK with that.In fact, it's become a key part of his role as chairman of a commission looking to boost Nova Scotia's economy. A good portion of Nova Scotians simply don't realize how dire their province's economic situation is, he argues.
The sea oh the sea, the wonderful sea, Long may she roam between Nations and me. Everyone here should get down on one knee And thank God we're surrounded by water. That's one version of the chorus from Tom Cahill's 1950s song, "Thank God We're surrounded by Water." A journalist and playwright, Cahill was [more…]