Fostering Private Sector Growth (FPSG)

This task force works towards a frictionless business environment in Nova Scotia. They focus on:

  • Optimize the size of government through:
  • Reduced tax burden, Efficient spending, increased revenue
  • Create a frictionless business environment through reduced regulatory burden
  • Support the growth of Nova Scotia’s export sector, both goods and services
  • Promote and support the growth of Halifax as a major Canadian city

Chair, Fostering Private Sector Growth:
Caroline Wolfe-Stewart, Senior Director, Strategy & Operations at the Nova Scotia College of Nursing

We are always looking for new members for our task forces. If you are interested in joining a task force, please send an email to

2021-2022 Task Force Members

  • Caroline Wolfe Stewart, Chair- Senior Director Strategy & Operations, Nova Scotia College of Nursing
  • Andrew Defreitas- CN Railway
  • Ashwin Kutty- We Us Them
  • Barbara Schatz- Master Dental
  • Debbie Adams- PeopleCan Training
  • Haley Brown- Wine Growers of NS
  • Jennifer Montgomery- The Blue Door Group
  • Jon Legatto- O'Regans Automotive
  • Kymberley Purchase- Aurora
  • Lindsay Cross- Shannex
  • Paul Way- TD Wealth
  • Betty Hutchings- Bonavista Business Solutions Inc.

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