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In Conversation With Ruth Rappini In 2004, Ruth Rappini heeded the call of the east and joined Medavie Blue Cross. In her role as vice-president of Organization Development, she has a front-seat view on the growth of the organization, not only in Atlantic Canada, but …

It has, with astonishing regularity, produced some of Canada’s most successful and storied millionaires and billionaires. It has, without apology, crafted and refined the systems of finance that have kept small jurisdictions, regions, and a nation safe from economic collapse. It has sent its best …

With utmost respect for Francis P. Church, whose art as the greatest editorial writer of all time I shall hereby humbly attempt to mimic, I take pleasure in answering thus prominently the communication excerpted below from a May 2010 correspondence, expressing at the same time …

You just have to love PEI.  It’s a province “steeped in change”. And when I talk about change, I’m talking about serious life-altering changes. PEI is officially the last province to introduce year-round Sunday shopping. It wasn’t easy. In fact, if you asked our politicians …

Think!

January 6, 2011 // 0 Comments

I worry we seem to have forgotten or dismissed the value of careful and considered thought. Common sense seems to be in very short supply. Examples of this are everywhere. We send an email, one which is important (at least to the sender) and we …

Briefs

January 6, 2011 // 0 Comments

Honouring Exceptional Women Nine Atlantic Canadians receive WXN awards On a per capita basis, Atlantic Canada has a larger representation in the 2010 list of Canada’s Most Powerful Women: Top 100TM than any other region in the country. Nine of this year’s Top 100 winners, …

Relax and say… Spaaaah Are you up for an apple blossom facial in the Annapolis Valley? How about a hot stone massage with stones smoothed by the tides of the Bay of Fundy? Or a waterfall massage under crystal clean east coast water? Canadian rosehip …

Richard J. Currie doesn’t mince words. That’s his privilege, perhaps, as the former chairman of Bell Canada Enterprises Inc., former president of George Weston Limited, former president of Loblaw Companies Limited, a member of Canada’s Business Hall of fame, and Chancellor of the University of …

When, in the waning months of 2009, former New Brunswick premier Shawn Graham announced his deal to sell the province’s energy utility to Hydro-Quebec, he did so with the confidence and bravado of a man who truly believed he was doing his fellow citizens an …

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