While we received an incredible volume of positive feedback on our list of #30under30 Atlantic Canadian innovators, we were also chastised because there were only seven women—and P.E.I. was unrepresented. The problem was…

Members of the St. John’s tech sector gathered at CoLab’s new offices in November to hear what the founders learned from Y Combinator. Here, CoLab co-founder Jeremy Andrews shares some key insights. (Photo Sam Russell) Welcome to the new Newfoundland economy? After five successful years …

JD Drapeau (38) CEO and founder of SnapAP, a cloud-based software platform that automates and streamlines the procure-to-pay process for businesses. Hometown: Kedgwick, N.B. Alma mater: Collège communautaire du Nouveau-Brunswick (CCNB) – Bathurst (Computer Programming) Headquarters: Moncton, N.B. Founded: 2019 Employees: 2 What does SnapAP …

More and more businesses in Atlantic Canada have their eyes on the global market. This issue, Sarah Smellie spoke with three Atlantic Canadian businesses, both newbies and veterans of international trade, about how they do it, what they’ve learned and what you need to know before you ink your first international deal.

Those of you who read my previous column will know this is my second time talking about this subject in as many issues. I don’t apologize for this. Climate change, social inequality and outer space are the signature issues of our time and therefore subjects which deserve to be at the forefront of our thinking and public discourse. Last issue, I lamented the lack of appreciation for what a hydrocarbon world…

Mike Bannister has been a Hacking Health organizer and mentor in St. John’s, N.L. for about four years Opportunity abounds for Atlantic med-tech entrepreneurs “I’m not trying to scare you away with all of this,” says Brett Vokey, standing in front of about 20 young …

There are opportunities for cannabis tourism in Atlantic Canada, these two experts say—if only the regulations would allow for them

If I may bastardize that infamous Alberta bumper sticker from the early 1980s (“Let the eastern bastards freeze in the dark”), my own version would read something like: “Let the western whiners whinge in the winter winds.” I do not mean to be unkind (Moi? …

Her career has been dedicated to Newfoundland and Labrador’s credit union movement. Now’s she’s venturing out into the larger world, looking for new ways to tell an old story about fair banking

Last year, Halifax Stanfield International Airport served over 4.3 million passengers and generated $3.8 billion for the Nova Scotia economy. Key destinations include New York, Boston, Chicago, Philadephia, London, Frankfurt and Dublin. (Submitted photo) International innovator Charles Benaiah explains why he thinks Halifax is a …

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