Advocating for business
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Leading the way: Business disruptors are helping other companies adapt to new realities
Business at every level is being buffeted by change. Technological, social, demographic and cultural revolutions are shifting the ground underfoot and forcing companies to adapt. Business disruptors have been described as those companies and ...
A high-calibre crowd
It was a happy coincidence that signalled change at the 27th annual RBC Business Excellence Awards on Nov. 28, 2019, where seven of the nine top award winners were women. St. John’s Board of Trade’s then CEO, Nancy Healey, said this ...
Keep the politics out of minimum wage
That’s right, I said it. The groups pushing for minimum wage to be raised to $15 an hour are playing politics with the most basic of economics and playing that game will leave the most vulnerable out in the cold. First off, who are the most ...
Recruiting for the rock
It’s a pattern that keeps repeating itself in the Atlantic Provinces. Young people are born in a small community, go away to a larger town or city to receive an education and keep moving on to other centres, rarely returning to their home ...
The provision of health care services in Canada and around the world is changing irrevocably. The twin pressures of aging populations and budget restrictions are overwhelming the current model, and health care providers the world over, both public ...
Making use of P3s
Within the next decade residents in Newfoundland and Labrador will see the delivery of several major infrastructure projects, including centres addressing community health care and the needs of seniors. These projects in Corner Brook, Gander, ...
Drowning in debt
What has happened to the fiscally responsible politician? As we look at the current state of Canada, we have a Finance Department that is not projecting a balanced budget until 2040/2041. For those counting, that’s another 21 years of deficits. ...
Help wanted: Immigrants will play a vital role in Newfoundland and Labrador’s future prosperity
There’s a large “help wanted” sign hanging in Newfoundland and Labrador — and it’s going to get larger. A recent labour market survey predicts 65,000 job vacancies in the province by 2025. This looming labour shortage ...
Find your calling
Atlantic School of Theology is in the business of shaping and forming leaders for today’s society, and for the world that is unfolding. A North American leader in distance, online and summer intensive learning, we specialize in courses and ...