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Michelin to add 150 new jobs to Pictou County site
GRANTON, PICTOU COUNTY Michelin North America (Canada) Inc. announced Oct. 23 two new projects at its Michelin Pictou County site that will see more than $20 million invested into the Pictou County site and will create 150 new jobs. In ...
The end is near: year-end
It’s never too early to plan for the company Christmas party in December, especially if you’re a small- to medium-sized business owner and are trying to get a head start on your taxes for the year. “Usually meals and ...
HAPPY ANNIVERSARY: Family, community and 80 years of boat building and repair celebrated at A.F. Theriault and Son Ltd.
METEGHAN RIVER, N.S. – The financial investments, the changes in technology, the product diversification and the reputation for quality workmanship have all contributed to the success of A.F. Theriault and Son Ltd. But as hundreds gathered to ...
Unanimous vote: Bar Harbor council grants authorization to sign five-year lease agreement for Bay Ferries' Cat service
BAR HARBOR – Bar Harbor town council has voted unanimously to authorize its town manager to sign a five-year lease that would allow Bay Ferries to sail The Cat ferry to and from Bar Harbor as opposed to Portland. The vote took place Oct. ...
Pictou County Pizza’s brown sauce: a nationwide success
PICTOU COUNTY – It’s a taste of home for those who might be far away. Once Bonvie got Pictou County Pizza up and running in 2014, he decided it might be time to further market his brand, especially the pizza sauce itself, which is a ...
Sparky Paris remembered during New Glasgow Business Wall of Fame induction
NEW GLASGOW, N.S. If Hugh “Sparky” Paris has been at the New Glasgow Council Chambers on Monday when he was inducted into the New Glasgow Business Wall of Fame, he wouldn’t have said much, says his wife Ruth. “He was a ...
First-time Island buyers rejoice
First-time home buyers in Prince Edward Island now have another option when it comes to saving for a down payment on a home which, in some cases, can take years. On Oct. 9, the Island province joined Nova Scotia to offer a home down payment ...
At a recent finance industry press conference, one of the guest speakers remarked that one thing universally true of money is that it’s very hard to have too much of it. And he was right. Making big returns takes a lot of work. Making ...
Bay Ferries sees 21 per cent increase over last year during Cat ferry's 2018 season with 50,185 passengers
YARMOUTH, N.S. – A total of 50,185 passengers were carried back and forth between Portland and Yarmouth on The Cat ferry this year, which Bay Ferries says is an increase of 21 per cent from the year before. The last sailing of the season was ...
Pictou County Chamber of Commerce honours businesses and businesspeople
PICTOU – The Pictou County Chamber of Commerce held their annual Business Achievement Awards Ceremony Wednesday night at the DeCoste Entertainment Centre in Pictou. Here’s a look at the winners. Large Business – Sponsored by ...