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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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Iris Booth: Mastering picture-perfect innovation

Sunday, September 1, 2019

Iris Booth has undergone dramatic growth and change in its target customer since starting in 2015 as a retail business that offered headshots for $20 in professional photobooths.

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'Make great beer and do some good': Nova Scotia craft brewers raise the bar

Wednesday, August 7, 2019

From the one piece of advice every craft brewer should take, to selling outside the province, to filling an epic shipping container headed to Maine with Nova Scotia craft beer.   

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OTRO Games: 1001 words and phrases to a new family business

Tuesday, July 30, 2019

Growing up in Ukraine, Anna Otroshchenko always dreamt of living near the ocean and her husband, Serhii, dreamt of building a family business. On July 3rd, 2018, these two dreams became a reality when Anna and Serhii moved to Halifax from Lviv, Ukraine.

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How VERB Interactive is conquering the travel industry from Nova Scotia

Friday, July 19, 2019

Next time you book your Royal Caribbean cruise, Pebble Beach golf weekend or Nassau Paradise Island getaway, chances are a company in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada played a pivotal role.

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Hope Blooms planting seeds of change in Toronto

Thursday, July 11, 2019

Hope Blooms is launching a new partnership with Loblaws at Toronto’s legendary Maple Leaf Gardens.

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