The Weekly Press to discontinue publishing

While readership is strong and local journalism has never been more important, from a business perspective, the areas covered by The Weekly Press and The Laker have become more a part of the Metro Halifax trading region. As the local business base has continued to shift to major national retailers and businesses, the desire for...

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Travellers get a chance to explore with launch of Stopover Halifax

HALIFAX STANFIELD: Travellers arriving and connecting through Halifax Stanfield now have the opportunity to enjoy a unique experience which is aimed at leaving them wanting more. Inside a packed Bia Mara restaurant on the airside of the terminal building, Halifax Stanfield Airport officials and those from Discover Halifax launched the Stopover Halifax program on July...

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Welcomed with open arms

Moath Basil said Canadians generosity great as family settles in N.S. ELMSDALE: In the seven months that Moath Basil and his family have called Canada home, they have experienced nothing but generosity and kindness. For the Iraqi man, that has meant the world to him. While Basil and his family, wife Lubna Al Sabatin and...

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East Hants Animal Hospital opens its door

New state of the art facility dedicated to our four-legged family members By Abby Cameron ELMSDALE: As the communities that make up East Hants grow, the East Hants Animal Hospital wants to be there every step of the way. With their doors officially open as of April 1, the full -service animal hospital is now...

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The three C’s

Businessman Hay gives advice to business community By Raissa Tetanish, Hub Now TRURO: For his entire life, Bill Hay has been surrounded by business. He knows things don’t always work out. “But things that do work out are well worthwhile,” he told those gathered at a recent Truro and Colchester Chamber of Commerce luncheon following...

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Gone to the dogs: Paw-some Adventures Inc, your dog is the heart of our business

ELMSDALE: Jessica Simon’s future always had dogs in it. From a young age, it was clear she was an animal lover. And now, armed with an educational background in veterinary assisting, she made a dream come true opening the doors of Paw-Some Adventures Inc. “She always knew she was going to do something with dogs,”...

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Carter named Business Leader of the Year

GOFFS: Joyce Carter, President & CEO of Halifax International Airport Authority (HIAA), has been named the 2019 winner in the Business Leader of the Year category at the Halifax Business Awards, an event put on by the Halifax Chamber of Commerce. “As President and CEO, I’m humbled to accept this award,” says Joyce Carter. “I...

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Tiffany Chase assuming new role with HIAA

GOFFS: Halifax International Airport Authority (HIAA) has appointed Tiffany Chase as Director, Public Affairs & Marketing. Tiffany will work with Theresa Rath Spicer, the outgoing Director, until Theresa departs HIAA at the end of the month. Theresa has chosen to pursue teaching and freelancing opportunities. Tiffany has more than 18 years of experience in communications...

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VIDEO: Lantz man wins Ultimate Garage Giveaway contest

Lantz resident Brandon Ashley speaks about learning he won NAPA’s Ultimate Garage Giveaway contest. He picked up his winnings on Jan. 3 in Elmsdale. Watch for our full story online next week. [embedyt] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lNrQqDqlmqE[/embedyt]   MAIN PHOTO: The winner is … Brandon Ashley. The Lantz man officially received his Ultimate Garage contest winnings from NAPA...

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HIAA gets federal money for air cargo park

HALIFAX STANFIELD: The Halifax International Airport Authority (HIAA) has received federal funding to the tune of $18 million for an air cargo logistics park. The Honourable Marc Garneau, Minister of Transport, announced an investment for the development of the Halifax Stanfield Air Cargo Logistics Park. HIAA submitted a revised, unsolicited application to the federal government...

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