Knowing how to describe your product or service simply and attractively, plus devoting time to networking, are some of the recommendations shared recently by entrepreneurs. A panel composed of local business people was part of the agenda at the Nov. 16 Entrepreneurship Expo at NSCC Burridge.
The provincial government has named the inaugural board of directors for an organization created to advance research in universities and the Nova Scotia Community College. The Research Nova Scotia Act was proclaimed, and its regulations enacted, Tuesday.
It's been a century since Fort Anne became Canada's first administered national historic site, but much of the history surrounding the once hotly contested grounds in Annapolis Royal, N.S., is still shrouded in mystery.
As Ray Ivany drove into Pictou County on Nov. 30, he thought of 2003. In the history of the Nova Scotia Community College that year marked a turning point that he believes has reshaped the face of not only education, but also the economy in Nova Scotia.
The new NSCC Pictou Campus trades and innovation centre has been named in honour of former Pictou Centre MLA and Nova Scotia premier, Dr. John Hamm. Under Hamm’s leadership, the college received a landmark investment of $123 million in 2003 which was described at Friday’s event as a catalyst for growth and a game-changer for the community college.
A team from Truro that competed in last week’s Nova Scotia Challenge is now famous in Peru. The four members of Team 86 included Peruvian citizen Eduardo Elorrieta, who helped his colleagues at the Truro NSCC devise an answer to the challenge question of how to support new business start-ups.