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An Atlantic Business Magazine exclusive, presented in partnership with Mediacorp With all the talk of a double-dip recession and slow economic growth, you might be excused for thinking that employers had gone back to the old days when just having a job was enough for …

There is so much I would love to deliberate over, from the continuing political failure in Washington to the escalating crisis in Europe, but I have delayed long enough the promised second idea for rural economic development. In some ways, recent troubles in the pulp …

Join the Club A couple of Atlantic Canada’s private business clubs are shaking off the stuffy image and opening their doors In 1862, word came from Queen Victoria herself: there was no Gentleman’s Club in Halifax, and it was high time one was put in …

The federal government’s contract award of $25 billion to Halifax’s Irving Shipbuilding means money. Lots of it. And jobs, just when the East Coast could use them. But what does it mean for New Brunswick, where the billionaire, family-owned conglomerate was born and raised and …

Avuncular in manner, consultative in political style, New Brunswick Premier David Alward knows his province is facing one of the most serious money meltdowns in its history. With a long-term debt approaching $10 billion, rolling annual deficits exceeding $500 million, and a population base insufficient …

When it launched 15 years ago, it faced funding challenges, legal obstacles and some skepticism. Today, Moncton-based Atlantic Cancer Research Institute leads the world in commercially viable research on early detection technology. With one patent under its belt, it may soon be ready for the …

Loyola Hearn talks hockey, direct flights and his plans for dealing with seal hunt protestors — assuming they ever show up It was a mildly disappointing day for Canada’s 28th Ambassador to Ireland. March 15 is known as “seal hunt protest day” throughout the European …

Hard work by those in the industry is bringing unprecedented acclaim to Nova Scotia wine When Jean-Benoit Deslauriers speaks of the terroir that makes this part of Nova Scotia special, he sounds like an alchemist discussing a particularly magical transformation. And why not? The Gaspereau …

Gene Fowler, former owner of what was — for a time — one of Canada’s most successful animation studios ponders the future of his newest entrepreneurial love interest and asks how many lives a FatKat has. To find the man who once employed more than …

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