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Safe Harbour: Why investment in Nova Scotia is continuing during COVID-19

Tuesday, October 6, 2020

Since the beginning of the COVID-19, many businesses have chosen to invest and create jobs in Nova Scotia. These investments are the first signs of a change in the way businesses manage their workforces and investment decisions and also the first signs that Nova Scotia is well-positioned to attract investment despite the chaos.

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Top 10 tips for getting the most from your first virtual trade show (plus a key takeaway!)

Wednesday, September 16, 2020

Thinking about participating in a virtual trade show? We've put together our top 10 tips to help you prepare.

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Atlantic Business Magazine names NSBI President and CEO a 2020 Top 50 CEO

Thursday, September 10, 2020

Congratulations to Laurel Broten on this outstanding recognition.

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Bringing Hill’s Jamaican Jerk Sauce to the world one bottle at a time

Thursday, July 30, 2020

Many companies new to exporting get overwhelmed when they first start looking to sell their products and services outside the province. It can be especially challenging when that product is food.

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Ecommerce in COVID-19: Local businesses rise to meet these new challenges

Tuesday, June 16, 2020

We sat down with Aaron Whitman, the President and Chief Strategist of Able Sense, a small Halifax ecommerce agency with big talent.

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Larch Wood: Exporting boards beyond borders

Monday, March 2, 2020

Today, that company— Larch Wood— sells wooden end-grain cutting boards around the world, counting Williams Sonoma and Sur La Table as clients. 

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Alpha Dog Games: the acquisition of a successful indie studio in Nova Scotia

Wednesday, February 12, 2020

In October, video game giant Bethesda Softworks acquired Halifax indie studio Alpha Dog Games. By any measure, this is a great success story for a Nova Scotian business.

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Ven-Rez looks to grow through e-commerce with help from SBDP

Friday, January 31, 2020

You may not be surprised to learn the Toronto Public Library system is the busiest urban public library system in the world. In 2018, there were more than 17.5 million visits to its 100 branches. What you may not know is most of the library’s shelving was manufactured here in Shelburne, Nova Scotia. 

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Top Nova Scotia reads of 2019

Thursday, January 16, 2020

2019 was a busy year in Nova Scotia. We celebrated new trade deals, launched programs, recognized Nova Scotia businesses making waves, and shared their stories. Here are the top reads of 2019:  

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NSBI Top Articles and Stories of 2016

2019: A Year of Expansion in Nova Scotia

Thursday, January 16, 2020

For many of Nova Scotia’s high-tech innovators, 2019 was a year of growth and investment in the province. While the reasons may be obvious to us, we asked them to share – in their own words - why they chose Nova Scotia as the place to grow their business and raise their families.

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