STORY UPDATE: shortly after our November issue had gone to press, but past the point where we could make revisions, there was a significant change to one of our articles. Specifically, the subjects of our Leader’s Insight feature – Jennifer Mills and Stephen Duff, Co-CEOs …

You don’t have to say it; I know what you’re thinking. What kind of oxymoronic editor uses a title like that? Something is either new or improved. It can’t be both—can it? Not under normal circumstances, true, but we’re not your common garden-variety magazine (the …

The hideous strength of intolerance is measured most often by its banality; by a flimsy, cardboard sign hastily speared into a grassy boulevard of a busy Moncton roadway, a sign that, only two months ago, pronounced: “There are no jobs for English New Brunswickers here!” …

It was one of the more exquisite ironies in Moncton’s long and storied history as the acknowledged transportation nexus of the Maritimes. In August, weeks after Via Rail announced it was cutting in half its passenger service – the Ocean line – between Halifax and …

“So…” The new owner glanced around the room at the expectant faces of the small group of front office employees he’d inherited as part of his recent purchase of their company. “Who here handles group sales?” It was September 2003, and Robert David Smith had …

Jennifer Mills – a high energy, marathon-running CA, joined Precision BioLogic in 2006 as COO. Stephen Duff, the firm’s quiet, “library guy” Director of Product Strategy and Innovation, has been with the Halifax-based developer of specialized blood coagulation products for more than two decades. In January 2011, they were appointed co-CEOs.

As a young TV reporter in Halifax in the early 1970s, I remember being sent to Prince Edward Island to cover a Maritime premier’s conference. After filing my story for the day, I was hanging around in the hotel lobby with a bunch of other …

For the love of a tiny community from which he doesn’t hail, Toronto entrepreneur Glynn Williams is pouring his heart and money into Guysborough, Nova Scotia. The result is a mini-boom that continues to bloom with new commercial opportunities along this achingly beautiful stretch of …

Halifax and Dartmouth have been bickering siblings for more than 250 years, with the first-born Citadel City sneering at “Darkness” across the harbour, while the chippy City of Lakes rolls its eyes at Halifax’s pretentiousness. But strange things have been happening lately. The hippest new …

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