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July/August 2019

Talking a blue streak: Mandy Rennehan is CEO of the Year 2019

Meet Mandy Rennehan, the blue collar champion who is Atlantic Business Magazine’s 2019 CEO of the Year

In it to win it: how Atlantic Canada’s sports tourism competes on the world stage

Chester Race Week (Photo: Tim Wilkes Photography) Sport tourism (events that attract competitors from around the world) is a $6.8 billion business in Canada, and it’s trending upward every year. The four easternmost provinces account for almost $500 million of that total—a figure that is growing as quickly as fan appreciation. Here’s a few of […]

Exposing the Root: How food tourism operators in Atlantic Canada are setting the table for the world

Dig into how food tourism operators in Atlantic Canada are setting the table with one-of-a-kind culinary experiences.

Welcome to Rigolet, Labrador

Learn how the town of Rigolet, Labrador is protecting and celebrating their Inuit culture by sharing it with visitors

Let’s do Launch: MYSA CEO Joshua Green

Every issue, we chat with the founder of an Atlantic Canadian startup to learn how they launched and what’s next. In this issue, CEO and co-founder of MYSA, inventors of smart thermostats for electric baseboard heaters.

Where are they now? The house that Ken built

Each issue we check in with one of our Top 50 CEO Hall of Fame inductees. In this issue we speak with Ken LeBlanc of PropertyGuys.com

Atlantic Canada’s Top 10 Tourist Attractions

Ever wonder how Atlantic Canada, with only 2.3 million people, annually draws almost three times that number of tourists (about 6 million in 2017)? Surveys say it’s because this place offers an ideal mix of nature, culture and hospitality. Here, then, are the region’s top 10 attractions in no particular order

EV road block

Availability of charging stations could detour regional travel plans

If you spend it, will they come?

When it comes to tourism, Atlantic Canada’s provincial governments believe in the power of promotion. They may be on to something

Restaurant Review: Fredericton’s 11th Mile restaurant

Associate Editor Gabby Peyton dines solo at the newly-reopened Fredericton restaurant—and becomes acquainted with a delicious side of pillow talk You know that refreshed feeling after a good night’s sleep? That’s how I felt walking out of 11th Mile in Fredericton the first week of May—all thanks to some pillowy gnocchi. Walking along Queen Street […]

2019 Atlantic Business Magazine Top 50 CEO Awards Photo Gallery

Wednesday, May 9: Atlantic Business Magazine, with 550 of our closest friends, gathered in Fredericton, N.B. for an unforgettable celebration of regional corporate leadership excellence.

The green, green grass of home

Roots, Rants and Roars is a two-day food festival that takes place annually in Elliston, Newfoundland. Photo by Gabby Peyton EDITING THIS PARTICULAR ISSUE hit me like a smack in the face. See, I long ago decided I’d never vacation outside of Atlantic Canada during June, July or August. The sunny season is so short […]

A tale of two Trudeaus

ONE OF THE ADVANTAGES/DISADVANTAGES OF GETTING OLD(ER) is that you begin to see patterns in the randomness of life—even if, perhaps, likely, almost certainly, those patterns are more random than patterned. Consider 1972. Before we go there, cast your mind back 51 years to 1968—a time of great political, economic and social ferment. The assassinations […]

Oceans of Opportunity

BREATH-TAKING. ROMANTIC. DESTRUCTIVE. Peaceful. Scary. Engaging. Frigid. Warm. Inspiring. Perplexing. Despite our close association with the ocean in Atlantic Canada, we know little of its potential and have even less appreciation of the extent to which other nations have learned how to cultivate a relationship with the oceans adjacent to their shores. The share of […]

Travel and Tourism Service Directory

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