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Changing tides

“Halifax, a global leader in the knowledge-based ocean economy, is home to Canada’s ocean supercluster as well as leading institutions in the domain of offshore energy, aquaculture and ocean research. With direct and easy air access from both Europe and the US, a new state-of-the-art convention centre, plenty of hotels and a culturally vibrant city, many international organisations have chosen Hal...

Mussel power

Charlottetown is the largest city on Prince Edward Island (PEI) and boasts a vibrant and growing economy. Despite having a population of roughly 40,000, which is relatively small compared to other Canadian hubs, this city is still able to pack a punch.PEI is Canada’s smallest province in size, and agriculture and fisheries are still the backbone of the economy. The region provides 25% of Cana...

Fish and Chips

Here’s a few things you probably never knew about Victoria, the capital city of British Columbia in Canada.It is one of the sunniest places in the country; the population of Greater Victoria is 367,000, and Condé Nast named Victoria as ‘Canada’s Best City to Live in for Women’. The location on the southern tip of Vancouver Island makes it Western Canada’s most southern city, and a popular tourist ...

How Canada’s finance and insurance hubs are prioritising the planet over profit

With the dust settling on COP 26, unfettered capitalism is now persona non grata, and, in the world of business, there is a refocusing on long-term, big picture thinking that melds the pursuit of profit with a desire to radically reduce environmental costs. When it comes to finance and insurance, this takes the form of “sustainable finance”. As an element of “responsible growth”, susta...