The population numbers are in and they are impressive and, combined with a more fickle workforce, start to tell the story of rising shortages across the…
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By now, avid readers of my newsletter will know that I advocate turning over every stone to find economic development opportunities. I took this…
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I missed my calling. I should have been a historian. I love prowling through the archives looking for golden nuggets. Like this one in the Daily Gleaner…
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Just a quick follow up to my post on the Coney Island-style theme park that was built in Saint John’s Rockwood Park over 100 years ago. As I have…
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Way, way back in the 1980s I purchased a CD by a band called the RainMakers. I’m not sure why I must have liked one of the songs. Anyway, this band…
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It’s a good time to break out my old dictum: It’s better to be dealing with the problems of growth than the problems of decline. That dictum is being…
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We have talked a lot about housing and for good reason. But we have to be able to walk and chew gum at the same time. We need to talk about private…
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You can put this one into the category of the guy with a hammer seeing every problem as a nail. I have always wondered why Russia didn’t focus on…
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There are a number of top positions available or coming available in Atlantic Canada after the Nova Scotia shakeup/reorganization and the coming…
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This isn’t a political blog. I avoid partisan politics because I have seen how politicians have messed up good economic development programs because…
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As you probably heard there was a significant restructuring of provincial economic development in Nova Scotia last week. This included the sacking of…
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I have heard from several sources in the past few days that the federal government is looking to curtail the number of international students at…