Since 2017, the Truro & Colchester Partnership for Economic Prosperity (TCPEP) has been driving economic development in the centrally located Colchester region of Nova Scotia.
Margaret Patricia Eaton
Envision Saint John: The Regional Growth AgencyA New Model for Growth
In January 2021, the beginning of Year Two of the pandemic, most municipalities were working on survival plans. But not the Saint John Region in New Brunswick on Canada’s east coast. Their municipal leaders set loftier goals: rather than survive, they would thrive.
West Prince Chamber of Commerce, Prince Edward IslandCreating Opportunities for Business
As a voice for western PEI, the West Prince Chamber of Commerce, headquartered in Bloomfield, is a member of the Atlantic Chamber of Commerce, a non-profit organization that fosters networking events and opportunities to develop business relationships and contacts.
Eastern Prince Edward Island Chamber of CommerceThe Smallest County with the Biggest Plans
On Prince Edward Island, we headed east, crossing Queen’s County and bypassing the provincial capital of Charlottetown to come to King’s County, where we spoke with Lori MacGregor, Executive Director, and Sandra Hodder, Rural Labour Market Project lead for the Eastern PEI Chamber of Commerce.
Trade Shows Are BackBigger, Better (& Safer) Than Ever
What does a two-pound lobster have in common with an industrial crane weighing 40 tonnes? Truthfully, I can’t come up with a clever answer – they really don’t have much in common.
Fishermen's Premium Atlantic Lobster Inc. & Lobster1How This Female-led Grass Roots Company Grew Into a Multi-million Dollar Live Lobster Exporting Company
Fishermen’s Premium Atlantic Lobster Inc., a leading exporter of live lobster based on Nova Scotia’s south shore since 2015, has now teamed up with New Brunswicker Ted ‘Lobster1’ Baxter, to expand its customer base…
Northumberland PropertiesDon’t Move – Apartment Communities Coming to Where You Are
Andrew Cameron, Vice-President of Northumberland Properties, is a man on a mission. He believes that everyone – especially seniors – should have access to affordable and accessible housing wherever they live and should not have to trek to urban areas to find it.
Keeping Colleagues Connected, While ApartWe’re In This Together
Every generation has a turning point – a historical marker people reference when comparing what life was like before and after.
Valley EquipmentAlways Ready to Roll
“Surround yourself with good people, treat them well, and you will be successful,” was Raymond Cook’s business philosophy. It has stood Valley Equipment Ltd. of Hartland, New Brunswick, and other Cook Family Group holdings in good stead for over 50 years and continues with the newest acquisition of Freightliner of Maine.
Strait Crossing Bridge Ltd.The 25-Year Link
The 12.9 km (8.9-mile) Confederation Bridge linking Prince Edward Island to the mainland is a stretch of the Trans-Canada Highway that crosses the Northumberland Strait. But that doesn’t begin to describe a structure which is the longest bridge in the world over ice covered waters.
City of Lehi, UTMove Over Silicon Valley – Silicon Slopes Coming Through
Since 2000, Lehi City, Utah, the eighth fastest-growing city in the U.S., has been pioneering Utah’s future as the preferred home for tech giants. The city’s great lifestyle, above-average salaries, and abundance of housing come wrapped in the natural beauty of lakes, rivers, and mountains.
CUAThe Better Way to Bank
It’s good to find a financial institution like CUA, a provider of services and benefits that open the door to brighter financial futures for its customers, and a place where everyone’s voice is heard.
Z-Ventilation SolutionsA Seamless Process from Inception to Final Inspection
Few pause to admire the well-functioning ventilation system of a commercial kitchen. It’s the original unsung hero. But we will notice when the atmosphere is redolent of deep-fat frying, or when the kitchen staff is oxygen-deprived and exhausted—and it will be too late.
ABI LTDThe Future of Bakery Automation
ABI LTD, of Richmond Hill, Ontario, has emerged as a global leader in the manufacture and integration of automated baking equipment. The company makes it its mission “to empower every bakery to maximize their potential. We do this by being a technology and equipment partner.”
The Intersection of Retail and ArtPrint on Demand
Increasingly, discerning consumers looking for unique apparel and home décor products are turning to print-on-demand (POD) manufacturing businesses partnered with independent artists. We decided it was time to find out what the buzz is all about.
DustbaneBringing New Meaning to Cleaning
The pandemic has taught us much: domestic manufacturing is critical; cleanliness is vital against infection; and we must care for each other and our environment. These are the things Dustbane, Canadian manufacturer of commercial cleaning products, has been doing since 1908.
Traco PackagingThe Clear Choice for 35 Years
With over one million tamper evident shrink bands, shrink wrap sleeves, multi-packs, shrink bags, printed shrink labels and PS labels produced every day, and a selection of trademarked SuperSealer shrink wrap machines offering diverse capabilities, Traco Packaging is leading the way.
Economic Impacts and OpportunitiesProfessional Sports in a Time of Crisis
We started investigating the benefits to the economy of professional sports – then Covid-19 changed everything.
Mairet HotelsHotel Management Reimagined
Mairet Hotels, based in British Colombia’s provincial capital of Victoria on Vancouver Island, provides bespoke Canadian hospitality management to hotel properties in British Columbia and Alberta and is now positioned to share its expertise with the wider hospitality community.
HerbalandLeading Canada’s Nutraceuticals Charge
How Richmond, BC’s Herbaland began as a vitamin packaging company in 2009 and in ten years evolved into one of Canada’s fastest-growing manufacturers, specializing in innovative nutritional formulas, is an inspirational story of teamwork.
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