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Before he became Credit Union Atlantic’s President & CEO in 2005, Jamie Baillie was an accountant, a corporate headhunter and the chief of staff in Premier John Hamm’s office. Now, Baillie’s career path is taking another interesting turn as he makes a bid for the …

Whether it’s a kayaking trip or the chance to be a soldier for a day, employee incentive programs are growing in popularity in a competitive marketplace

In desperate economic times — and Newfoundland had its share leading up to Confederation with Canada in 1949 — Labrador was put on the block. During one such attempted sale, in 1924, Newfoundland offered Labrador to Quebec for $30 million, although the already fire-sale price …

Big Feet

September 7, 2010 // 0 Comments

They are service hubs, centres of research and innovation, cultural goldmines, homes to industry and bedroom communities. However you define them, Newfoundland and Labrador’s five largest municipalities make one heck of an economic footprint. Though it is still often defined by the traditional (romanticised) cultural …

China’s importance to the world, what it has accomplished and might yet accomplish, is such that to try and comprehensively discuss it in an opinion piece like this risks trivializing the subject. The data points are nothing short of astounding. China alone accounts for over …

The Atlantic Gateway is billed as a big-budget, multi-pronged strategy that will make Canada’s East Coast a vital artery in the world economy. But Mark Eyking describes it as a political shell game where old money is branded new and handed out to regions that might vote for the federal government.

Shane Wamboldt proudly shows off a 42-inch television hanging on his living room wall. From the sofa in the Dartmouth home that serves as both his company’s showroom and head office, Wamboldt reaches for the remote. Instead of a sports game or home improvement show, …

I’m officially a CDB (certified development bully). If you don’t believe me, head to the Prince Edward Island Regulatory Appeals Commission (IRAC) website and read their most recent decision.

The first-ever Atlantic Dream Festival is nothing anyone on Canada’s East Coast has seen before: A star-studded, high-octane event – involving such international luminaries as Sir Richard Branson and former New Brunswick premier and Canadian ambassador to the United States Frank McKenna – celebrating the hidden entrepreneur in all of us. And you won’t believe who’s behind the curtain, pulling the strings.

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