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District of Saint Mary’s: Charting a course for export

Sunday, September 1, 2019

Sometimes a story is as much about the journey as the destination. November 2018, in Shanghai, China, the municipality and its economic development arm, the Eastern Strait Regional Enterprise Network, signed a development Memorandum of Understanding with Zhongshou Taiyang Health Enhancement & Technology Group (Canada) Ltd.

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Arcadia Entertainment: Two decades of visual storytelling

Sunday, September 1, 2019

As Arcadia Entertainment celebrates its 20th anniversary, its people can take pride in producing and delivering more than 500 programs to international broadcasters, mainly Discovery and National Geographic. 

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InTouch Communications: Diverse and thriving

Sunday, September 1, 2019

Karim George thrives on challenge. The founder, creative director and executive director of InTouch Communications Inc. emigrated to Canada from Egypt with a few hundred dollars in his pocket. His brother-in-law – at the time enrolled at Dalhousie University – told him Halifax was a lovely city and invited him to at least try it for a couple of weeks. A couple of weeks turned into 10 years.

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AtlanTick Repellent Products: Innovation partners with science

Sunday, September 1, 2019

In 2019, the threat of Lyme Disease in Nova Scotia has jumped to its highest category ever for most of the province. Blacklegged ticks, which spread the disease, are expanding their territory steadily and swiftly.

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Manulife Financial: Championing inclusion, attracting talent, contributing to the big-picture goals in Nova Scotia

Sunday, September 1, 2019

Manulife Financial Corporation (Manulife) has had a significant presence in Halifax since 2005, and has become one of the largest financial services employers in Nova Scotia.

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Atlantica: North to Nunavut

Sunday, September 1, 2019

“Before I look at any market or opportunity, the frst call I make is to NSBI,” says Christopher Curtis, business development manager for the Refuel Systems division of Atlantica, Nova Scotia’s largest combined-trades contractor. Right now, the market Curtis is looking at is Nunavut.

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Sensor Technology Ltd.: Making a sound move to Nova Scotia

Sunday, September 1, 2019

When the head of an Ontario-based ocean technology company – where the nearest ocean is a plane ride away – is asked why she isn’t in Nova Scotia, she gave the question serious thought.

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Surrette Battery Company: Expanding rural power

Sunday, September 1, 2019

Surrette Battery Company is growing. With the help of NSBI’s Innovation Rebate Program, the company is expanding its Springhill facility and incorporating advanced technologies into its production line. Not only will this increase productivity and capacity, it will help create up to 18 skilled, full-time positions.

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Aerotec Engines: The sky's the limit

Sunday, September 1, 2019

An NSBI pilot project has led to spectacular growth for Aerotec Engines. Scale-Up Hub Cambridge, a 2018 pilot in Massachusetts, was designed to help high-tech, innovative companies tap into northeastern U.S. markets. Aerotec, based in Beaver Bank, overhauls and repairs piston engines in planes such as Cessnas and Pipers owned by fight schools, commercial operators and private pilots. 

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Canadian Maritime Engineering: Shipshape in North Sydney

Sunday, September 1, 2019

Canadian Maritime Engineering (CME) is underway with a large capital investment to expand its North Sydney Shipyard with the help of the Innovation Rebate Program from NSBI.

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