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November/December 2018

How the welfare state in Atlantic Canada stifles innovation

A satirical take on how the welfare state stifles innovation

David Alston’s crusade to get coding in the classroom

New Brunswick’s coding crusader believes past lessons are critical for new economy

Atlantic Canada’s food and beverage innovators spill the beans

Food sector finds success via advanced algorithms, collaboration and farm-to-bottle thinking

Why cryptocurrency miners are hot on Labrador

Why cryptocurrency miners are hot on the Big Land

What happened to the Play On! street hockey program

Scott Hill reveals plans to ice side-lined Play On! street hockey program

Getting up to speed with family guy Mickey MacDonald

Mickey MacDonald talks about his mom, his wife, his kids, siblings, extended relations—and a bit about business

The hard(ware) history of 137-139 Queen Street, Charlottetown

The King of Queen Street: 150 years of history, as seen from the front window of the Rogers Hardware building in Charlottetown

P.E.I. golf courses offer contactless payment to entice Chinese

P.E.I. golf courses embrace mobile payment options to attract Chinese tourists

Piatto Pizzeria expands into fast-casual market

New and Improved: Piatto upsizes pie business, MUN opens Emera Innovation Exchange, Volta partners with McInnes Cooper, and Energia Ventures welcomes new startups

8 of the best apps developed in Atlantic Canada

From getting a haircut to helping caregivers track dementia symptoms, here are some of the coolest apps developed in Atlantic Canada. (Your smartphone will thank you.)

Why our innovation issue isn’t all about technology

Great issue, but… editor Dawn Chafe reveals what’s missing from our innovation edition

How racial and gender conformity are a corporate liability

Is your ignoramus showing? Eleanor Beaton spells out the cost of racial and gender conformity

What do Darrell Dexter and Doug Ford have in common?

Stephen Kimber argues politicians can’t possibly be that fiscally stunned—can they? Discuss

What John Risley is saying is give trust a chance

When did populism overthrow the democratic process? John Risley’s take on “concerned citizens”

Letting the end user decide

Design thinking is changing the way some companies create new products

Holland College Applied Research: A Resource for Growth in Atlantic Canada

Applied research: a resource for growth in Atlantic Canada

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