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ENTREVESTOR: Halifax’s Clockk app helps freelancers track time spent on projects
Budding Truro Cannabis Company approved for distribution
ENTREVESTOR: Halifax’s Talkatoo Raises $700,000 to launch voice-recognition product
BILL HOWATT: The link between managers that promote inclusion and psychological safety
RETALES: New business owner has a masters, a doctorate, and a passion for plus-size clothing
Dorian caused more than $100 million damage in Atlantic Canada
Improving job numbers, wages will keep fuelling our love of debt
The more the Bank of Canada sifts through the data left behind by the housing boom, the clearer it becomes that the economy would be in trouble if we weren’t so willing to borrow. Last month, the central bank published a staff note that ...
Things are looking gloomy for investors — but what if all that gloom is just a passing cloud?
Bad indicators abound. Globally, protectionism seems to be intensifying, and it’s bleeding into the real economy, undermining business confidence and investment. The global economic expansion is slowing down. The U.S. clearly isn’t ...
Insurance brokerage Hub bulking up Canadian benefits business with acquisition spree
The biggest insurance brokerage in Canada has been on a dealmaking blitz that may only be about halfway done, according to the company’s Ontario chairman. Chicago-based Hub International Ltd. sells insurance, but it has also spent the past ...
GM strike hovers over sluggish year for Canadian auto production
It’s shaping up to be a slow year for Canada’s automotive sector, thanks to sluggish sales in the first three quarters combined with an expected decline in major manufacturing investments and a potential production dip from the prolonged ...
Angst-ridden workers would rather have a better pension over a higher salary: poll
Most Canadians would rather have a better pension than a higher salary, according to a new survey showing a high level of anxiety about retirement savings. As much as 80 per cent prefer pension improvements over better salary in a poll by the ...
New rules governing how financial advisers deal with clients coming in December
Canadian regulators are rolling out new national standards governing the relationship between clients and financial advisors — including how conflicts of interest are handled — but the changes, which stop short of imposing a fiduciary or ...
It’s a Shore Thing
For Tessa Adams, opening her own arts and crafts store in Liverpool, was the “shore thing” to do. Adams has always been artistic and creative. Even while she was a Grade 1 and 2 classroom teacher in the Halifax region, she still found ...
GUEST COLUMN: Newfoundland and Labrador now has the second lowest minimum wage in Canada
By Mary Shortall Special to The Telegram On Oct. 1, Newfoundland and Labrador became the province with the second lowest minimum wage in the country. In a province that has over 13,000 minimum-wage workers (the majority of which are women), we ...
SYLVAIN CHARLEBOIS: Even McDonald's can't ignore the data behind plant-based burgers
When McDonald’s makes a move, everyone pays attention. That’s just the way things are in the food service industry. For months, rumors were swirling around McDonald’s and when they would launch a plant-based product. We now know ...
A later ‘vibe’ on Sydney's Charlotte Street
Nagy Abdou is looking to be part of the change to get a new “vibe” happening in downtown Sydney. The entrepreneur is the managing partner of the newly opened 7 by 7 restaurant and The Parlour Sweet House on Charlotte Street. Housed ...