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Former N.S. Premier Stephen McNeil takes on new job with law firm – Halifax

Former Nova Scotia Premier Stephen McNeil has a new role with an Atlantic Canadian law firm. Cox & Palmer has named McNeil as their strategic business advisor in the firm’s Halifax office. Read more: Stephen McNeil ‘proud’ of legacy as N.S. Liberals prepare to choose new leader McNeil resigned…
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Mi’kmaq coalition acquires 50% of Nova Scotia-based seafood giant Clearwater Seafoods – Halifax

As of Monday, 50 per cent of Clearwater Seafood has been acquired by a coalition, which includes Membertou First Nation, their new business partner Premium Brands, and a number of participating Mi’kmaq communities across Nova Scotia and Newfoundland. Founded in 1976, Clearwater Seafood is one of North America’s largest…
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Large N.S. tourism operators receive boost from provincial decision to back loans – Halifax

Large Nova Scotia tourism operators are receiving a helping hand from the province after it announced a program that will have the provincial government back businesses’ loans. The province says the goal is to allow large tourism operators to receive better interest rates and more favourable terms at their…
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Black businesses pop up in North End storefronts for ‘Taking BLK Gottingen’ – Halifax

Saturday and Sunday, local Black businesses are setting up pop-ups in Halifax North End stores, cafes and food places, to show and sell their work in a historically Black neighborhood. “Taking BLK Gottingen” was organized by the North End Business Association and The Khyber Centre for the Arts, alongside other…
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Atlantic Schooners say business details, stadium drawings coming soon

Proponents for Halifax’s proposed CFL team say they have now sold more than 6,000 season-ticket applications – and will present more business details to city hall as early as today. Halifax Schooners founding partner Anthony LeBlanc says that level of ticket sales is in line with what the organization expected.…
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Halifax, Dartmouth looking to add free public Wi-Fi access in 2015 – Halifax

HALIFAX – If you’re looking for a break from expensive data costs on your next cell phone bill, there could soon be options for you in downtown Halifax and Dartmouth. The Halifax Regional Municipality has put a call out for ideas on how to implement publicly accessible wireless internet hotspots in several downtown…