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Airlines need aid or ability to fly to escape ‘catastrophic territory,’ Air Canada CEO warns
The chief executive of Canada’s largest air carrier says it’s time for the federal government to either relax pandemic-related restrictions on travel or provide more aid to a beleaguered airline industry that has been left ...
Safe travel, tourist incentives emphasized in push for Atlantic Canada bubble
While a push continues for travel between provinces to offer some respite for a beleaguered tourism industry in Atlantic Canada, data shows consumer confidence in the region is very low. Steve Denty, chairman of Hospitality Newfoundland and ...
THE PIVOT: Dartmouth salon owner translates online connections to revenues during COVID-19
Worship music fills the air in stylist-turned-entrepreneur Tracey L. Crawley’s hair salon at the foot of the Angus L. Macdonald Bridge in Dartmouth. The name, Crowning Glory Hair Studio Plus, is inspired by a biblical passage. The sign above ...
Many sectors will see temporary layoffs become permanent in Atlantic Canada, experts say
Tens of thousands of Atlantic Canadian workers are off the job because of COVID-19. In May, just under 59,000 workers in the region were on temporary layoff. That’s more than one-third of all those unemployed in Atlantic Canada. The previous ...
COVID-19 creating a season of anxiety for Atlantic Canada's fish plant workers
It’s abnormally quiet in Port aux Choix (population 780) on Newfoundland's Great Northern Peninsula. Candace Hamlyn This time last year the shrimp processing plant here was busy and Candace Hamlyn and her co-workers ...
P.E.I. businesses to benefit from provincial budget released Wednesday
Welcome relief is being delivered to the business sector in the provincial budget, says the interim CEO of the Greater Charlottetown Area Chamber of Commerce. Gerard Adams says the chamber is “very pleased" the province’s ...
BLAKE DOYLE: Collaborative budget, collective cost
The King government's first full budget is also the province's first "collaborative budget”, which comes at a collective cost. Criticism has to be targeted with precision, as there is something for everyone in this budget – ...
Adapt, evolve, empathize: How Atlantic business owners are adjusting to uncertain times
The way the world operates is changing, both socially and in the world of commerce, and business owners have to manage both. It's great to look big-picture, but we wanted to get down in the weeds with some local business owners to ask ...
When it comes to credit, get it: BDC president urges businesses to take full advantage of COVID-19 aid options
Michael Denham has some simple advice for businesses hit by the first wave of COVID-19 and fearing a second: when it comes to credit, get it. Denham, president of the Business Development Bank of Canada, said Thursday business owners should take ...
Atlantic innovators recognized
Eight Atlantic companies have won regional awards from the Innovators and Entrepreneurs Foundation. The CANIE Awards recognize outstanding entrepreneurs, innovators and support organizations. “It is incredible to see the resilience of ...