Stats Can’s first labour force survey of 2019 good news for Atlantic Canada, and so is Irving’s new shipbuilding contract, plus three more things you need to know in Atlantic Canadian business this week.
Irving announces thousands of new jobs, plus four more things you need to know about Atlantic Canadian business this week.
Plant-based butchers, abrupt closures and new US clients for Verafin — here are the Five Things to Know in Atlantic Canadian Business this week.
Holiday parties and vacations didn’t stop the flow of small business in December. Here’s what opened and closed in Atlantic Canada last month.
New businesses in Atlantic Canada run the gamut this month — from modern speakeasies and Indian food trucks to barber chairs and bespoke suit shops. Plus it’s always nice to see the open column longer than the shuttered.
The St. John’s based coffee shop Coffee Matters has opened their second location in Halifax on the corner of Gladstone and Almon Streets at the base of the Gladstone North apartment building. Their Lower Water Street location nestled in the Brewery Market has been abuzz with customers since early May. With six locations across Newfoundland and three in Nova Scotia, Coffee Matters has grown quickly since opening their flagship shop at 1 Military Road in 2007.
The third reading of the bill to ban single-use plastic bags has passed in the Prince Edward Island legislature. Once the law gets final approval — it just needs royal assent to become law — the province will be the first in Canada to outlaw plastic shopping bags. Implementation of the prohibited plastic will be gradual,
St. John’s restaurant Mohammed Ali goes up for sale Despite expanding to a second downtown location last year, Ali Al Haijaa has decided to put both his restaurants up for sale with plans to move out of the province — probably somewhere sunnier according to …
St. John’s has had one of the top-performing economies in Canada for much of the past decade. But that wasn’t the case in 2015, and 2016 won’t be any different. In the Conference Board of Canada’s annual economic forecast for Canada’s 28 most populated …
Scotiabank promotes Atlantic Canadian to top management job in the region For the first time in a long time, Scotiabank has named a native son to run its Atlantic Canadian operations. The bank appointed Craig Thompson to senior vice-president, retail and small business banking, Atlantic …
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