Economic Gardener December 2015

ECONOMIC GARDENER DECEMBER 2015 A recent study by the Canadian Federation of Independent Business estimated that the annual cost of government regulations (municipal, provincial and federal) to business in Nova Scotia is in the order of $800 million! This does not include the cost by government to administer the regulations. It represents a burden on […]

5 Mins for Biz

After seven long years with interest rates at zero, the U.S. Federal Reserve will almost certainly raise rates by 0.25% at its next meeting on December 15. It has been warning about a coming rate hike since 2013. In the last Fed statement, it changed the wording it has used for years about “In determining […]

We Choose Now- The Way Forward for Nova Scotia

We Chose Now Earlier this month, stakeholders gathered at the NSCC Waterfront Campus and on-line to learn more about the 60 measurable actions the ONE Nova Scotia Coalition recommended in response to the Ivany Report. This event was a culmination to the three weeks that were spent travelling across the province to share elements of […]