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Don Clow CEO, business owner, Vanier Cup winner, 1983 draft pick for the Ottawa Rough Riders. From the outset, P.E.I. native Don Clow has been what’s known in athletic circles as “coachable.” Which is perhaps why the 49-year-old chartered accountant and CEO of Crombie REIT …

After Hours

July 6, 2011 // 0 Comments

Tee Time Does the idea of being trapped on a golf course for hours with someone you’re trying to impress terrify you? Maybe it’s not so bad if you love the sport. But for me, someone who’s barely stepped beyond the driving range, lighting up …

Businesses should be on the lookout for schemes aimed at hoovering up their hard-earned cash Blair Bates received a fax at his Fredericton business a few weeks before Christmas asking him to fill out information for a Yellow Pages listing. He was about to sign …

Moncton’s well-deserved reputation for entrepreneurial brio, technological sophistication and cultural vibrancy should be reflected in its downtown. Some say it is. Others say not entirely. Most concede there’s work to do. MARC CHOUINARD, this May morning’s peripatetic guide to all things downtown Moncton, stops suddenly …

Stage fright

July 6, 2011 // 0 Comments

Recent government investments in the big business of big concerts have had mixed results in Atlantic Canada, ranging from scandal to success. What works, and what doesn’t? And should taxpayers be afraid when politicians get stars in their eyes? This month, tens of thousands of …

PORTability

July 6, 2011 // 0 Comments

Marine highways still most cost-effective The federal government’s 1995 National Marine Policy was intended to divest Transport Canada of responsibility for the nation’s ports. Why? So that ports throughout the country would be less dependent on taxpayers for revenue. Port users, not voters, were supposed …

That New Brunswick remains the only province in Atlantic Canada to house a nuclear power station is a distinction even the most ardent admirers of atomic energy must, by now, recognize as dubious. Commissioned in 1983 at a cost of $1.4 billion, the Point Lepreau …

Aug. 2 is such an important date for the global economy that I am using editorial licence to delay my promised “idea number two” for generating unique economic activity in rural Atlantic Canada (it’ll be back next issue, guaranteed.) This date is when the United …

Upfront

July 6, 2011 // 0 Comments

Business news and developments from the four Atlantic provinces.

Start to Finish Just finished reading Vol. 22, No. 3 and wanted to let you know that I REALLY enjoyed reading this issue. Three ads stood out in my mind. The Marriott Halifax Harbourfront proves that a picture is worth a thousand words. Vogue Furriers …

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