Fall Back Up with Denis Ryan

Denis Joseph Patrick Ryan. Irish musician turned successful businessman. He is one of Canada's leading performers, helping establish the modern form of traditional Celtic music throughout North America, England, and Australia. Denis was born in Newport, County Tipperary, Ireland, immigrating to Toronto in 1969. Eventually moving to St. John's, Newfoundland, he founded what became one …

Fall Back Up with Tim Moore

Tim Moore is the founder of several highly successful Canadian businesses. Starting in 1971, Tim borrowed $2000 to purchase a small moving truck. That launched a career of serial entrepreneurship resulting in the founding of AMJ Campbell Van Lines, Premiere Executive Suites, Premiere Van Lines, Premiere Self-Storage, Premiere Mortgage Center, Oceanstone Resorts, Moore Executive Suites and Atlantic Signature Mortgage and Loan. …

Province’s tire policy flip-flop is a slap at small business

Tires have historically been environmentally problematic sources of waste. Recently, however, technological advancements have led to much more efficient recycling by manufacturing construction materials, developing tire-derived fuels (TDF) and repurposing. When the province decided the direction for tire recycling, they chose the manufacture of Tire Derived Aggregate or TDA. It has a number of uses, …

Why Small Business is Concerned About the 15 Dollar Minimum Wage

Atlantic Canadian small business owners should start bracing themselves for the 15 dollar minimum wage campaign. The governments in Alberta and Ontario have both bought into the idea, and now British Columbia’s new 'GreeNDP' coalition is putting it on the table. It’s being driven principally by Canada’s largest labour unions and a coalition of the …