SafeAlert: Monitoring Remote Workers

Kyle Goulding learned from his father the importance of monitoring remote workers – a lesson that has shaped his business, SafeAlert.

The St. John’s entrepreneur said in an interview his father was an air conditioning technician, whose eight to 10 employees often had to work alone, sometimes in remote locations. Their safety was always a concern, especially after one employee was killed in an

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30 Vie for Halifax Business Awards

The Halifax Chamber of Commerce will host the 18th annual Halifax Business Awards at the new Halifax Convention Centre on Thursday.

The chamber said in a statement it expects hundreds of attendees for the event, in which 30 finalists are vying for six awards. The dinner is sold out.

“We’re recognizing the new, the innovative, the exporters, the big, the small businesses and the leaders who

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Luna, Pelagis Win Blue Solutions

Innovacorp has awarded two Nova Scotia ocean-tech companies $50,000 each through its Blue Solutions Start-Up Challenge.

The Nova Scotia venture capital and innovation agency said in a statement Thursday that Luna Ocean Consulting and Pelagis Data Solutions won the competition after pitching their prototypes and business models to a panel of judges.

Luna and Pelagis both specialize in collecting

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Jobs: Manifold, Springboard Atlantic

In this edition of Jobs of the Week, we’re highlighting openings for an office administrator at Springboard Atlantic and a lead front-end engineer at Manifold.

Springboard Atlantic works with 19 colleges and universities across Atlantic Canada to try to amplify the economic impact of their research and development capacity. The organization acts as a dating service between industry and academia.

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