September/October 2018

Judgement day

The riches-to-rags story of Knowledge House Inc. and Nova Scotia’s longest-running criminal trial (that might not be over yet)

Bloody Foreigners…

Does importing entrepreneurs help or hinder Canada’s economy? This story unpacks the statistics about those bloody foreigners


Four badass women share the lessons they learned from veering off the wrong career path and how they found their way back through self-employment

The Long Whey Home

What does it mean to be a small scale manufacturer in Atlantic Canada? This issue, we followed a single piece of cheese from the dairy farm to the deli counter

Taxing times

How are the tariff disputes with the United States affecting small businesses in eastern Canada? Regional entrepreneurs weigh on this taxing issue

Heart & Soul

On our virtual road trip through Victoria-By-The-Sea, we showcase the small businesses that keep this Prince Edward Island community on the map

Slycing the competition

Nova Scotia tech company snags wins at Retail Systems Awards in London, England

Startup festival by the numbers

Atlantic Canada’s biggest networking event—Invest Atlantic—kicks off September 19

Full circle

How Alex Storey-Texmo reinvigorated (and relocated) a St. John’s retail landmark


A high-end hostel opens in Uptown Saint John

Open and shut

Who’s opening shop and who’s shuttering their windows in Atlantic Canada

Between the lines

Dawn Chafe pays tribute to the economy’s unsung heroes and ponders where we’d be without them

XX factor

Eleanor Beaton unpacks the nature of competitive advantage and why it’s not just “a guy thing.”

Just sayin’

Stephen Kimber discusses tax reform and Canada’s place in the race to the bottom.

Devil’s Advocate

John Risley calls on Atlantic Canada’s provincial leaders for collaboration and cooperation.

1656 Barrington Street, Halifax, N.S.

Stroll down to 1656 Barrington Street; if you hit Starbucks you’ve gone too far.

Truth by numbers

How Don Mills’ thirst for knowledge led to 40 years of private sector research success

Energizing Innovation Forum 2018

Discover how the global transformation of the electricity industry and the development of smart energy cities represent a once-in-a-generation growth opportunity