Pictou County 2020

There will be another Pictou County 2020 meeting tonight December 22, 2014 at NSCC Pictou campus. Doors open at 5:30pm and the meeting runs from 6-8pm. This meeting will be similar to previous meetings, however tonight is specifically for the youth of our county. If you have attended meetings in the past do not feel […]

Chamber Members Enjoy Some Holiday Cheer

The Pictou County Chamber of Commerce held a holiday social at Glasgow Square on Wednesday, sponsored by Heritage Gas. Shown admiring the seafood chowder from left are local businessman Jim Fitt; Pictou Lodge chef Thomas Carey; Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Jack Kyte and chamber board member Wes Surrette. picture by: Kevin Adshade – The […]

December Newsletter

NEWSLETTER DECEMBER 2014   ON THE ADVOCACY FRONT Several Chamber members took an active role at a recent information meeting related to Phase 2 of the proposed Provincial Health and Safety regulations. The meeting was attended by about 100 persons representing local business as well as a number from Antigonish, Colchester and Cumberland Counties. Concern […]

Economic Gardener- December 2014

ECONOMIC GARDENER – DECEMBER 2014   In the Christmas classic A Christmas Carole by Charles Dickens, the villain was a businessman – Mr. Scrooge. He was a mean spirited and greedy entrepreneur. In my role at the Chamber of Commerce I interact with business men and women throughout our community and I can say that […]

Town of NG Partners with Sobeys School of Business for Start Up 100

NEWS RELEASE New Glasgow Marketing & Communications Kimberly Dickson, Director (902) 755-0356 kimberly.dickson@newglasgow.ca    New Glasgow Partners with Sobey School of Business Development Centre  In Launch of Start Up 100 Program for Young Entrepreneurs    December 11, 2014…The Sobey School of Business Development Centre at Saint Mary’s University is partnering with the Town of New […]

Workplace Education Champion Ambassador Awards- Shannon Bouchie- NOBL

Workplace Education Champion Ambassador Awards   The champion award is presented to an individual or organization who:  –         Demonstrates enthusiasm about learning  –         Acts as a champion for Workplace Education –         Encourages and supports others to participate  –         Demonstrates commitment to the partnership model of Workplace Education  –         Makes a significant contribution to the Nova […]

5 Minutes for Business- How low can oil go?

5 Minutes for Business How Low Can Oil Go? December 9, 2014 For more information, please contact: Hendrik Brakel Senior Director, Economic, Financial & Tax Policy 613.238.4000 (284) | hbrakel@chamber.ca Oil prices have plummeted by 40% since June and the severity of the decline caught almost everyone by surprise. What suddenly changed about the oil […]

5 Minutes For Business- Economic News Bulletin

5 Minutes for Business Economic News Bulletin Nov. 25, 2014 For more information, please contact: Hendrik Brakel Senior Director, Economic, Financial & Tax Policy 613.238.4000 (284) | hbrakel@chamber.ca   U.S. Economy is Booming The U.S. economy is firing on all cylinders as third quarter growth came in at 3.5% last week, following on the heels […]