A.P. Reid Insurance finishes 2019 with the Top Canadian Insurance Brokerage award and announces its third Cross-Canada acquisition of the year

Last updated: December 4, 2019

Dartmouth, Nova Scotia based Storm Insurance Group (Storm), which includes A.P. Reid Insurance, has been named Brokerage of the Year (10 Staff or More) in the 4th annual Insurance Business Canada (IBC) Awards.  At the same time, A.P. Reid is announcing its third brokerage acquisition of the year outside of Atlantic Canada – this time in Montreal, QC. Brokerage of the year award: The Storm Ins...

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Amanée Mousavi as President

Last updated: October 21, 2019

​ Family Business Association Atlantic elected Amanée Mousavi as President at its Annual General Meeting held in Dartmouth on October 17. Amanée works in Sales and Marketing for Cresco, a family company established in 1989 by Hossein Mousavi and later, with his long-time partner, Taleb Abidali. She is second generation and understands that her family is lucky to have achieved this as 70 per ce...

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Welcome ByDesign Management & Investment

Last updated: October 7, 2019

Faisal Khatib ByDesign Management & Investment Faisal Khatib, an entrepreneur who shows no sign of slowing down, founded ByDesign Management & Investment just five years ago and with 75 employees under his belt, the future is looking bright! ByDesign is currently involved in landscaping investments: Teak Tree Enterprises and Seascape Building Maintenance Inc., along with commercial and re...

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Youth Entrepreneurs featured on CBC Kids News

Last updated: March 28, 2019

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A.P. Reid Insurance to acquire Sheppard Insurance Service and Risk Management Ltd. 

Last updated: March 12, 2019

March 3, 2019 DARTMOUTH, NS – A.P. Reid Insurance Ltd. (“A.P. Reid”) is pleased to announce its upcoming acquisition of Sheppard Insurance Service and Risk Management Ltd. (“Sheppard Insurance”) effective May 1, 2019. As part of its ongoing national expansion, Sheppard Insurance is A.P. Reid’s second acquisition in 2019, having acquired Wardell Insurance Limited of Burlington, ON, Jan...

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Tax Act amendments

Last updated: June 24, 2018

What you need to know about the latest tax revisions Video update March 5, 2019 Read more on the budget on Grant Thornton’s website   June 24, 2018     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 ...

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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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