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Multibillion-dollar naval warship project hits another delay

Multibillion-dollar naval warship project hits another delay

The federal government says it is giving ship designers more time to come up with possible replacements for the navy's 12 frigates and three destroyers.
Lafarge’s renewed tire-burning plan meets residential opposition

Lafarge’s renewed tire-burning plan meets residential opposition

Some residents who live near the Lafarge cement plant in the Brookfield area say the company had better work on building better community trust when it comes to a plan to burn discarded tires in its kiln. The company says it is doing just that.
First subsea electricity cable links Newfoundland with Nova Scotia

First subsea electricity cable links Newfoundland with Nova Scotia

The 170-kilometre cable between Cape Ray, N.L., and Point Aconi is a key part of the $1.6-billion Maritime Link project.
One year after devastating fire, new Wheaton’s store opens in Berwick

One year after devastating fire, new Wheaton’s store opens in Berwick

Customers lined up to be the first in the new store, a year after the old one burned on Mother's Day 2016.
DHX Media to add Peanuts Gang to its holdings through US$345-million deal

DHX Media to add Peanuts Gang to its holdings through US$345-million deal

The Peanuts gang of cartoon characters created by Charles Schulz is getting a new home at a Halifax-based entertainment company under a US$345-million deal announced this morning.
Cape Breton Regional Municipality to formulate economic development strategy

Cape Breton Regional Municipality to formulate economic development strategy

CBRM council has decided to meet once a month, and possibly more frequently as time goes on, specifically to discuss ways to improve the business climate and grow the local economy.
ANNA SHOUB: Nova Scotia focused on fleecing artists, not embracing them

ANNA SHOUB: Nova Scotia focused on fleecing artists, not embracing them

If Maud Lewis were alive today, she would be charged commercial property taxes. Nice paintings, Maud, but that's a business you are running from your house. What's that you say? You only make $10 per painting? So sorry, that's the way our tax legislation is written. Our hands are tied.
New Maritime ferries, operators, possible in Transport Canada remake of service

New Maritime ferries, operators, possible in Transport Canada remake of service

Ottawa wants industry input on a plan that could see new ferry operators providing service to the three Maritime provinces and Iles-de-la-Madeleine.
COMMENTARY: Artificial intelligence will transform agriculture, from growing to grocery store

COMMENTARY: Artificial intelligence will transform agriculture, from growing to grocery store

Using AI, farmers can improve yield and efficiency. And grocers can understand consumers — and predict their behaviour — better than consumers know themselves.
Empire launches ‘aggressive’ $500-million cost-cutting plan in Sobeys overhaul

Empire launches ‘aggressive’ $500-million cost-cutting plan in Sobeys overhaul

STELLARTON — Empire Co. Ltd. has launched a $500-million cost-cutting plan to turn around its Sobeys grocery business, which has been struggling to recover from missteps taken with the acquisition of Safeway Canada four years ago.