4Front Atlantic Conference

Innovation from farm to IT firm applauded

May 26, 2012

A humble blueberry grower in Oxford now operates the largest fruit farm in the world.

A Bedford seafood and shellfish startup is now one of the biggest players in the global fish industry.

A Saint John telecom worker now helms a leading information and communications technology company.

These are three Atlantic Canadian success stories that emerged Friday during the 4Front Atlantic Conference, the second in a series hosted by BMO Financial Group and McInnes Cooper.

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Conference News

Time for Action: 4Front Atlantic committee responds to OneNS report

HALIFAX, Friday, February 14 – The 4Front Atlantic advisory committee welcomes the strong recommendations and urgent call to action detailed in the recently released report by the Nova Scotia Commission on Building Our New Economy. The report titled, Now or…

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Immigration a buoy for Atlantic Canada

Today, structural trends and seismic events are reshaping economies, societies, politics, power and expectations around the globe. The future is hiding in plain sight, and the question before us is whether we have the wisdom to spot it, and the…

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Can the east coast economy be revived?

It’s been more than four decades since Kevin Lynch left Cape Breton Island to pursue a career that would carry him to the top of the federal civil service, as clerk of the Privy Council. Atlantic Canada, meanwhile, has remained…

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