Harbr Commits to Gender Parity

Though it is rooted in the male-dominated industries of technology and construction, Harbr has set a target to have an equal balance of men and women on its staff.

The Halifax company released a statement on Tuesday saying that it has almost reached gender balance as its seven-member staff comprises three women and four men. Once it reaches parity, the company intends to maintain a 50-50 gender

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TD Donates $500K to Futurpreneur

TD Bank Group has donated $500,000 to the Atlantic chapter of Futurpreneur Canada to support its efforts to support and educate young entrepreneurs in the region over the next three years.

The contribution will allow more Atlantic Canadian entrepreneurs to build their confidence, skills and start-up resources through Futurpreneur Canada’s services, said the organization in a statement. These

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NSBI Launches US Export Program

Nova Scotia Business Inc. is seeking applications for its new Scale-up Hub Cambridge program, which aims to help companies from the province increase sales in the U.S. and other countries.

The province's business development agency has posted a notice that it will accept as many as five companies into the new program. For a one-time fee of C$5,000, they will be given office space and mentorship

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Accreon, ABM, iTacit Win Contract

A consortium of three Atlantic Canadian tech companies has won a $10.1 million contract to build a new apprenticeship-management system for five provinces.

Accreon of Fredericton, ABM Integrated Solutions of Dartmouth, and iTacit of Fredericton have been awarded the contract to develop, integrate and implement a Shared Apprenticeship Management Solution. The contract was awarded by the four

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