Pictou County RCMP arrest two impaired drivers
With Boat Harbour closure looming, union awaits notice on impact for ...
Dorian expected to bring heavy rain and high winds to Pictou County
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Sentence in assault on Yarmouth girl to be handed down Sept. 16
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ENTREVESTOR: NovaResp aims to improve treatment for sleep apnea
ENTREVESTOR: Atlantic Venture Forum showcases startup potential
ENTREVESTOR: Atlantic Canadian startups eyeing the stock market like never before
ENTREVESTOR: Ocean Supercluster asks for R&D support
ENTREVESTOR: Halifax’s Proof wins Canadian leg of Duke of York's entrepreneurship competition
ENTREVESTOR: Ocean Sonics expands into new HQ
SCOTT HANNAH: Six big mistakes people make when trying to get out of debt
Q: My son is in his mid-20s and he feels trapped with nearly $92,000 of debt that he started amassing the day he turned 19. Most of his debt comes from buying expensive trucks. He would trade the truck in before it’s paid off, taking on a new ...
Tips to pay off your mortgage early
Many homeowners dream of being mortgage free and look forward to the day when they make their final repayment on a home loan. But short of a big lottery win or an unexpected inheritance, the chances of paying off a mortgage overnight are slim for ...
SCOTT HANNAH: Eight savvy money moves to make in your 40s
Q: My partner and I have been debating about buying a newer home for our growing family or renovating our current home. We are both in our 40s, earn decent incomes from our careers and don’t feel like we’re too bad with money overall. ...
JIM GARNER: Why buying travel health insurance doesn't buy peace of mind
Next winter, I plan to join many of my fellow old-age pensioners on the shores of the Mediterranean. No snow to shovel, warm days, flowers everywhere, excellent three-course meals with wine for $9 to $19. Sure, we ancients have to scratch and save ...
SCOTT HANNAH: Tempted to try a loan to repair your credit? Spoiler alert: save your cash
Q: We’ve been wanting to buy a home for a while but when we applied for a mortgage, we were told that our credit isn’t that great. Our lender suggested that we work on improving our credit score and reapply in a year or two. Mortgage ...
ENTREVESTOR: A startup, $5,000 and a laundry service
When Gavin Andrews, CEO of Sydney-based Tracker Inventory Systems, pitched at the Volta Cohort event in Halifax last week, one thing that was overlooked was the fascinating story of how the company was formed. Tracker Inventory, which has produced ...
ENTREVESTOR: Ashored represents Canada in MassChallenge
After fielding 3,000 applications, MassChallenge this month accepted 100 startups into its international accelerator for 2019, and it included only one Canadian company — Ashored Innovations of Dartmouth. In an interview after the ...
ENTREVESTOR: AtlanTick selling natural tick repellent
When Lisa Ali’s sons became sick with body pain and swollen joints, she had no idea what was wrong. It turned out the boys, then aged 12 and nine, had developed Lyme disease. Their illness led their mom to found AtlanTick Repellent Products, ...
ENTREVESTOR: Moltex Energy generating power from New Brunswick’s nuclear waste
A British company is developing a 300-megawatt power plant in New Brunswick to source electricity from spent nuclear fuel, and says it could make Saint John a hub for similar zero-carbon plants around the world. Moltex Energy signed an agreement ...