Margo Northey, the dean of the School of Business at Queen’s University in Kingston, Ontario, had traveled to Nova Scotia in the winter of 1999 to solicit what she hoped would be a generous contribution from Donald Sobey for the school’s latest bricks-and-mortar fundraising drive. …

Jonathan Burns quite possibly has one of the easiest jobs in the world— convincing people to use Augmented Reality (AR) in their marketing campaigns. “This is a barcode on steroids,” enthused the VP of sales and marketing with AR-specialist company Ad-Dispatch as he demonstrated the …

Kathy laughs as she describes the fun she sometimes has with people calling the premier’s office. “Hello, Kathy speaking.” “Is that really you Kathy?” “Yes, it’s me—Kathy with a ‘K’, short for Kathleen.” “What? Really?! I never thought you’d be the one to answer the …

“Rock Star Banker Touts Development,” trumpeted the fawning headline in the October 18, 2012 Halifax Chronicle Herald. “Banker Bob Ready to go Back to Work,” chimed in the online business journal allnovascotia.com. Why the fuss? Robert Kelly, a local boy who had made very, very …

It could create hundreds, even thousands, of jobs at a time when truly gainful employment is as scarce as a snowball in June. It could anchor the economy of the Maritimes to the sturdy sub-strata of the Alberta oil fields and generate new, if unforeseen, …

If you accept Nalcor CEO Ed Martin’s statement that Newfoundland and Labrador is running out of power, and if you believe Premier Kathy Dunderdale’s assertion that doing nothing could lead to power rationing by 2019, then you have no choice but to concur that action …

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