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Advocate expands with commercial printing purchase

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Atlantic Canada’s largest independent printing company, Advocate Printing and Publishing Company Ltd., grew even larger today with the purchase of most of Transcontinental Inc.’s Dartmouth-based commercial printing business. After two years of negotiations, the deal, announced in Halifax this afternoon, acquires Transcontinental’s sales and client services team, who are moving to Advocate’s Burnside office, along… Read More»

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Dave and Sarah MacMillan own Earth Bones, a local climbing pad maker.

A long climb

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How Dave MacMillan created the Cadillac of climbing pads and kick-started his entrepreneurial journey

Photos courtesy the Sutherland Family 
and the Army Museum in Halifax

Nova Scotia’s No. 2 Construction Battalion—trailblazing First World War heroes

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As the First World War raged in April and July 1916, the Canadian army recruited new construction battalions. The Canadian military grew throughout the war and at the time, the new battalions seemed like routine announcements. Innocuously, identified as No. 2 Construction Battalion, the July addition to Canada’s order of battle was actually a radical… Read More»