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What you need to know about COVID-19: September 18, 2020
Charlottetown, Summerside-based CUBE Incubator hopes to accelerate entrepreneurs in post-COVID world
P.E.I. Brewing Company wins two awards at the 2020 Canadian Brewery Awards
East Coast businesses want to see wage subsidy program extended
Cavendish Farms unveils new $12.5-million potato research centre in P.E.I.
East Coast governments tackle challenge of regulating short-term rentals
Cooke Aquaculture subsidiary True North Seafood bidding for US seafood processing company
Royal Greenland application awaiting final decision from Newfoundland and Labrador fisheries minister
Reg Anstey, chair of the Newfoundland and Labrador Fish Processing Licensing Board, confirmed Friday that the board has made its recommendations on the applications to transfer ownership of two fish processing operations in the province to Royal ...
StandardAero cuts staff as pandemic slows air travel
A major employer in Summerside has laid off an undisclosed number of employees. Standard Aero is an international maintenance, repair and overhaul provider with a facility in Slemon Park, Summerside. “Due to overall declines in work ...
Mining company expands drilling at Nova Scotia, Newfoundland sites as gold price stays strong
With the price of gold remaining strong amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, a Canadian mining company is expanding its drilling program at its East Coast sites. Anaconda Mining is actively drilling in three projects in Nova Scotia and Newfoundland and ...
Newfoundland and Labrador's oil and gas sector needs government support: experts
Big oil asking for help may strike some as odd, but the need for government support is real, industry experts say. Husky Energy said Wednesday it will review its West White Rose oil project in Newfoundland and Labrador. At the same time it went ...
20 East Coast companies shortlisted for Ocean Startup Challenge prizes
Barb Dean-Simmons SaltWire firstname.lastname@example.org @BarbDeanSimmons Twenty East Coast companies, from Aquafort of St. John's to Dartmouth's Sedna Technologies, are among the 39 shortlisted for 10 prizes of $25,000 prizes ...
P.E.I. unemployment rate drops to 10.7 per cent
P.E.I.’s labour market showed more signs of improvement in August, with the unemployment rate dropping from 11.7 per cent in July to 10.7 per cent in August. The latest labour force survey from Statistics Canada found that 9,100 Islanders ...
Kraken Robotics of Newfoundland inks deals with Danish and Polish navies
In a year that’s been problematic for many businesses, Newfoundland-based Kraken Robotics stands apart, scoring major successes throughout. The latest was announced Tuesday, a contract counted in millions with the Danish Ministry of Defence, ...
THE PIVOT: Bongs and better traffic flow beat out sluggish sales and boost business at P.E.I. cannabis accessory store
Cannabis accessories retailer Island ReLeaf Glass’s revenues are back to healthy levels again after saying no to grow-op equipment sales and yes to renovations to improve the store’s traffic flow. Megan Patey, Island ReLeaf’s ...
Survey reports improved hiring forecast for Atlantic Canada employers
Folks on the lookout for jobs in Atlantic Canada may be encouraged to know businesses are seemingly more optimistic about their hiring plans. According to a new employment outlook survey from ManpowerGroup Canada, the net employment outlook (NEO) ...
Newfoundland fishing company Ocean Choice International hires new manager to push business in Europe
Barb Dean-Simmons SaltWire email@example.com @nlpacket Martin Sullivan and his brother, Blaine, have a particular goal in mind for Ocean Choice International (OCI). It’s a one-third rule, if you use a basic math ...