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Corporate Entertainment Corporate entertainment is always evolving, but the executive box at the local arena is as popular as ever With a well-stocked bar, snacks on demand, housekeeping, security and built-in entertainment – not to mention a captive audience – the skybox seems the ultimate …

In conversation with Ron Lovett As a child, Ron Lovett earned money any way he could – shovelling snow, managing three paper routes and giving five dollar haircuts to friends. At the age of 22, he started Source Security & Investigations to offer security services …

Briefs

January 5, 2010 // 0 Comments

Playing the “Stock” Market From her delicate forelegs and onyx coat to her big brown eyes and expansive udder, Eastside Lewisdale Gold Missy is an admittedly attractive bovine. But is she worth $1.2-million? Morsan Farms in Alberta certainly thinks so. That’s who bought the comely …

For years, I’ve been preaching the power of print as an exceptional marketing tool. How strange, then, that I’ve only just begun to appreciate exactly what that means. My perspective all along has been that of an editor shilling the superiority of her product. I …

It seems no subject has stirred debate to equal that arising from my last two op-ed pieces on climate change. This is exactly what was intended! At the risk of being tedious, here we go again. As I write this, Copenhagen is still a week …

Why Blog?

January 5, 2010 // 1 Comment

Not so long ago, I didn’t think there were any more ways for people to slander me or my company. Then out came the Internet and the subsequent eruption of silliness from “bloggers”. I didn’t give it a second thought until a couple of events …

Three years ago, New Brunswick’s Liberal Premier Shawn Graham was elected on a platform of “self-sufficiency”. Unfortunately, the global economic meltdown got in the way. Now, the Province is mired in debt and the wholesale retrenchment of some of its traditional industrial powerhouses. But fear …

Whether it’s Moncton the “smart”, or Saint John the “energetic”, or Fredericton the “wise”, or Miramichi the “hopeful”, New Brunswick’s metropolitan areas are proving that they have the right stuff to compete in a global, knowledge-loving world. The proof is in the economic pudding: rising …

For generations, northern New Brunswick has suffered the indignities of rural desolation: shuttered mills, outmigration among the young, and ageing population. No more, perhaps. For the first time in 40 years, the Government of New Brunswick has targeted the north for renewal. Is it altruism …

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