In 2018, Joe Ramia will bring online 300,000 square feet of new office space in Halifax’s central business district at Nova Centre in Downtown Halifax.Read More
His own first name just didn’t have the kind of tone chef Gary Kent wanted for his new venture back in 2013.
“Gary’s Fish and Chips…maybe… but I didn’t think ‘Gary’s Dressings’ was a distinctive enough name,” said the Yarmouth-based chef and businessman.Read More
Last week we focused on Norway in my “therapeutic” travels with my sons, George and Jack Greer. This week Scotland. Scotland was brimming with magical moments but the economic contrast with prosperous Norway was stark and shocking.Read More
Chester may be famed for its sailing, but it is also known for its housing, what with a plethora of grand mansions and summer cottages vying for the best views of what is truly a magically beautiful bay.
Boats have always been a prime topic of conversation among both locals and summer people, but Chester’s housing has received almost equal billing in recent decades.Read More
Leading Halifax-Dartmouth corporate lawyer John Young served as a political aide to Allan J. MacEachen in the mid-1970s.Read More
No politician, other than a prime minister, has ever come close in the postwar period to the power that Allan J. MacEachen dispensed.Read More
Tactician. Wily. Strategist. Laird of Lake Ainslie. Lord of Cape Breton. The Second coming of Christ.
Those words were often used from the 1960s to early 1980s by political journalists of the day to describe the political life of Allan J. MacEachen.Read More
Back in 1985, the Halifax Herald’s then Ottawa bureau chief Don MacDonald wrote a weekly gossip column that was a must read.
One column in 1985 featured a blurb about how Allan J MacEachen would take his own special bread into Ottawa restaurants, including the Parliamentary dining room, and would ask the wait staff to toast it for him.Read More
Trudeau minister Scott Brison delivered this speech at Halifax Port Days this week. Here are his remarks:
When I last spoke here one year ago, we were all still digesting the Brexit vote in the United Kingdom … which at that point was still the most surprising vote of 2016!Read More
I first met Michael DeVenney after he reached out to me to discuss an initiative he is working on called The Mindset Project.
The work is about the intersection of entrepreneurship and mental health and he thought it would be of interest for the Canadian Federation of Independent Business.Read More