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. …

Let’s Start Clearing the Smoke on Cannabis

In another 12 months, we'll be dealing with the real world impact of the federal government's legalization of marijuana. There are still lots of unanswered questions about how this will roll out. These are questions with huge economic and social implications. While the Canadian Federation of Independent Business (CFIB) has conducted only one survey of …

Fall Back Up

This week, I have two more episodes of Fall Back Up for your weekend listening pleasure.   In the first I talk with actor, commentator, motivational speaker, restorative justice specialist and now president of the Professional Speakers Federation, Bill Carr. I’ve known Bill for many years and we cover lots of territory in our conversation, …

We have all the evidence we need. It’s time for action to support small business

How many more studies until government finally takes the necessary steps to fix the drag on our regional economy? There have been many reports generated to reinforce that which we already know. We know this because we've written many of them. From CFIB’s work on inter-provincial trade barriers to multiple pre-budget submissions, red tape report cards, …

Why are Halifax building inspectors trying to kill small business?

Today, Sailor Bup's posted a missive about what has become an all too familiar story of the heavy-handed, anti-small business attitude of the building inspection department in the City of Halifax...you'll find it below and if you have any interest in the growth of small business in Halifax, I encourage you to read it. This …