Business Voice

Latest Issue: September 2019

Cover story

Small businesses, BIG benefits

September 12, 2019

Small Business Week runs Oct. 20-26 this year and businesses across the province will be taking part in special events.

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Skilled workforce

Graduate to Opportunity (GTO) is a provincial funding program that provides a two-year salary subsidy to small businesses, start-ups, social enterprises and non-profits who hire a recent grad within 12 months of their graduation.

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Member Profile

The show will go on

September 12, 2019

“We’ve done impact studies that show for every dollar spent at Neptune, another is spent downtown.” A vibrant arts and culture scene also plays a key role in economic development.

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Guest Post

Graduate to Opportunity made it easy for Green Power Labs to hire recent graduate of Dalhousie University’s Mechanical Engineering Program, Maigoro Yunana.

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Guest Post

WIPSI, Nova Scotia’s workplace professional development program, made it possible for Chris and Anna Hutchinson, of Hutchinson Acres, to access the training that they and their staff needed to improve their production processes.

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Guest Post

Have you heard of SkillsonlineNS? In Nova Scotia, we offer a program for employers to help nurture the best trained and most productive workforces possible.

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Guest Post

Through the Graduate to Opportunity (GTO) program, Sherri Robbins, Executive Director of Scotiabank Blue Nose Marathon, was able to introduce a new position to the organization while getting help to cover some of the salary costs.

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Guest Post

Wanda Publicover, Manager of the South Shore Veterinary Clinic has seen first-hand the enthusiasm and impact that young talent brings to a business.

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