Business

Customers are prompted to text 11011 before entering restaurants for contact-tracing

Halifax restaurants innovate to earn customer trust

Restaurants are using digital contact tracing technology to ensure diners are safe during COVID

Mar 23, 2021

Ristorante a Mano is one of several downtown Halifax restaurants that have set up outdoor shelters for diners

Downtown Halifax restaurants try something new for the cold winter months

Restaurants around the city have been setting up heated outdoor shelters to improve capacity and comfort diners

Feb 5, 2021

Greg Richard plans to open his new pharmacy on Agricola Street in February.

New Halifax pharmacy 'for anybody who feels as though they don’t fit in'

Boyd's Pharmasave to open on Agricola Street in Halifax

Dec 11, 2020

Shoppers have changed their habits during the COVID-19 pandemic, according to this year's  food price report.

Q&A: What the 2021 food report tells us about food economics

Average Canadian household to spend $695 more on groceries in 2021, the report says

Dec 10, 2020

Sylvia Parris-Drummond poses with a selection of the Delmore "Buddy" Daye Learning Institute's educational materials and a painting by local artist Letitia Fraser that will be featured on the cover of a forthcoming textbook.

CEO of Halifax non-profit wins national entrepreneur award

Head of Black education group one of seven recipients across Canada

Nov 20, 2020

Store closure sign at a local restaurant

COVID-19 shifts labour needs and spreads joblessness, business execs say

As of October, the long-term unemployed totalled one-quarter of all unemployed people

Nov 20, 2020

Jordan Hoover playing in the Canadian Football League at Edmonton

Football world hopeful amid pandemic, says sports economist

COVID-19 could be just a ‘blip' for the CFL

Nov 19, 2020

A pine tree sapling planted in Sioux Lookout Ont.

‘A lot of people are being challenged right now’: Forestry sector searching for solutions

With Northern Pulp out of the picture, the silviculture industry is hoping to stay rooted

Feb 8, 2020

An electric car charges in the Halifax Central Library parking garage. A new business in Dartmouth, All EV, will be selling used electric cars, which could make them more affordable for the average Nova Scotian.

Can’t afford an electric car in Nova Scotia? That might change soon

Burnside business will be first dealership in the province for used electric cars

Jan 28, 2020