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Larch Wood Workshop

Larch Wood: Exporting boards beyond borders

Monday, March 2, 2020

Today, that company— Larch Wood— sells wooden end-grain cutting boards around the world, counting Williams Sonoma and Sur La Table as clients. 

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Alpha Dog Games: the acquisition of a successful indie studio in Nova Scotia

Wednesday, February 12, 2020

In October, video game giant Bethesda Softworks acquired Halifax indie studio Alpha Dog Games. By any measure, this is a great success story for a Nova Scotian business.

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Ven-Rez looks to grow through e-commerce with help from SBDP

Friday, January 31, 2020

You may not be surprised to learn the Toronto Public Library system is the busiest urban public library system in the world. In 2018, there were more than 17.5 million visits to its 100 branches. What you may not know is most of the library’s shelving was manufactured here in Shelburne, Nova Scotia. 

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Top Nova Scotia reads of 2019

Thursday, January 16, 2020

2019 was a busy year in Nova Scotia. We celebrated new trade deals, launched programs, recognized Nova Scotia businesses making waves, and shared their stories. Here are the top reads of 2019:  

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NSBI Top Articles and Stories of 2016

2019: A Year of Expansion in Nova Scotia

Thursday, January 16, 2020

For many of Nova Scotia’s high-tech innovators, 2019 was a year of growth and investment in the province. While the reasons may be obvious to us, we asked them to share – in their own words - why they chose Nova Scotia as the place to grow their business and raise their families.

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Advanced Manufacturing in Nova Scotia

Canada’s Advanced Manufacturing Supercluster: an FAQ for Nova Scotia companies

Thursday, January 2, 2020

The Advanced Manufacturing Supercluster funding is available for Nova Scotia companies. Here's what you need to know.

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MetOcean Co-op Students

Young hires making waves at MetOcean Telematics

Tuesday, December 17, 2019

More and more young people are choosing to live and work in Nova Scotia, with employers like MetOcean Telematics playing a key role.

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Igniting entrepreneurship across Nova Scotia

Tuesday, December 3, 2019

Let’s say you need help growing your business, or you have an idea for starting one. Where do you start? You know there are support organizations that can help – but which one? With so many options, it can seem overwhelming at first – especially if you live in a rural area where offices might be geographically spread out. This is where Ignite Labs comes in.

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Nova Scotia filmmaker on mission to strengthen diversity

Tuesday, November 26, 2019

Behind the scenes of the Aboriginal Shadow Program with Hank White, Nova Scotia film industry veteran. 

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Compass Distillers Launches “Thank You” Boston Tree Gin

Monday, November 25, 2019

This year, the Nova Scotia tradition of sending a tree to Boston has been infused with a new idea — an exclusive gin distilled from the tree itself.

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