Those who had assembled on a chilly November afternoon in downtown Saint John to witness the first major speech of New Brunswick’s freshly minted Finance Minister could hardly believe what they were hearing. It wasn’t the content of Blaine Higgs’ message that caught them off …

THE BUSINESS RESPONSE TO HURRICANE IGOR On Tuesday, September 21, Hurricane Igor assaulted Newfoundland with 140 km per hour winds and torrential rain. It destroyed buildings and vehicles, washed out roads and bridges and stranded thousands without power on the Burin and Bonavista peninsulas. The …

Energy: 2011   Unpredictable though the future is, here’s what we can say with comfortable certainty: Natural Gas will remain inexpensive. Coal prices will rise. Time and money will be invested in the development of clean, green, energy. Electricity rates should stay even, though they are …

MENTAL ILLNESS ISN’T RARE; ONE IN FIVE CANADIANS WILL EXPERIENCE IT IN THEIR LIFETIME. WHAT IS RARE IS WHEN AN ENTREPRENEUR DECIDES TO ‘COME OUT’ AND TELL THE WORLD ABOUT IT. This article represents Paul Vincent’s coming out. Not out of the closet, but “out …

MARTIME PARTNERSHIP ROUTS QUEBEC IMPASSE. COULD REGIONAL UNITY BE NEXT? It was a beginning that quickly led to an ending. In a St. John’s hotel ballroom on Nov. 18, Newfoundland and Labrador Premier Danny Williams announced a deal to develop part of the Lower Churchill …

Presented by Atlantic Business Magazine in exclusive partnership with Mediacorp Now in its third year, the Atlantic Canada’s Top Employers competition is organized by the editors of Canada’s Top 100 Employers.  This special designation recognizes the employers in Canada’s four Atlantic provinces that lead their …

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