Hope Blooms Celebrated for Entrepreneurism and Youth Leadership

Last updated: October 4, 2018

October 4, 2018 Halifax, NS – Business owners and families will join Hope Blooms founder, Jessie Jollymore, and selected young entrepreneurs at this year’s fall dinner hosted by Family Business Atlantic. The event will be held on October 18, 2018 at Brightwood Golf and Country Club and profiles local business success stories. Hope Blooms is very deserving of this celebration. It started wi...

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Archway Insurance acquires J.H. Deveau Insurance in Meteghan

Last updated: August 2, 2018

Archway Insurance, one of Atlantic Canada’s largest and fastest growing insurance brokerages, purchased J.H. Deveau Insurance of Meteghan, Nova Scotia effective today, August 1, 2018. “This acquisition builds on Archway’s already very solid client base in Southern Nova Scotia,” says Archway Insurance CEO Michael Stack. Archway opened its first location in 1985 in Yarmouth, NS. “It’s a ...

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Tax Act amendments

Last updated: June 24, 2018

What you need to know about the latest tax revisions      Family Business Atlantic hosted a well-attended breakfast session on Wednesday, June 13 concerning the government’s recent changes to the Federal Income Tax Act. André Boudreau of PwC and Chair of our Advisor Committee ​led an informative discussion with our panel of tax experts to address the complexity and lack of clarity surroun...

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R&R Pools in Chronicle Herald

Last updated: June 18, 2018

Kara Redden, R&R Pools featured in the June 8 edition of the Chronicle Herald. “Thinking of becoming a pool owner? Good for you. Swimming-pool ownership offers rewarding lifestyle advantages. A pool becomes the hub of a home, a place to entertain family and friends, a place to kick back and relax, and it even helps to wear out the kids. What more could you ask for?”…Read m...

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Jeremy Sutherland awarded John Abbass Sr. Memorial Scholarship

Last updated: June 11, 2018

  Each year, students can apply for Family Business Atlantic’s John Abbass Sr. Memorial Scholarship and receive $2,000 towards their post-secondary pursuits. The association is pleased to announce this year’s scholarship winner: Jeremy Sutherland of Middle Musquodoboit. Born and raised on Belland Farms, a fifth-generation dairy farm in rural Nova Scotia, Jeremy has been provided with ...

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Family Business Atlantic Honours 2018 Award Recipients

Last updated: April 6, 2018

Family Business Atlantic celebrated the accomplishments of three successful family owned businesses: Minuteman Press, Northeastern Protection Services and its first Young Entrepreneur, Thian Carman of Meadow’s Brothers’ Farm, at the April 5 awards luncheon to be held at Brightwood Golf and Country Club. Chace Hynes,  chair for this year’s Family Business Awards program says, “Sinc...

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Where are they now? Thian Carman

Last updated: February 20, 2018

In collaboration with RBC Bank, Family Business Atlantic offers flourishing, young adults the opportunity to receive financial aid towards their post-secondary studies through the John Abbass Sr. Memorial Scholarship Fund. We take pride in our contribution to the future leaders of our community and look forward to seeing where their education and family business takes them. John Abbass Sr. Scholar...

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Windows Plus celebrates 30 years

Last updated: February 8, 2018

This year marks 30 years in business for one of our most recent family members, Mark McGrath of Windows Plus. The company was featured in Monday’s edition of Metro Halifax and we’d like to extend our warmest congratulations on behalf of our Board and fellow members of Family Business Atlantic. McGrath stresses the importance of building strong relationships and having a team who share ...

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