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How COVID-19 Affects Rural Business

How COVID-19 Affects Rural Business

As times are changing daily, the challenges of doing business in rural areas grow larger. Many businesses have successfully pivoted their products and services online, or contact-free purchasing. However, not all businesses have the opportunity to do so. They face...

Call to Action for All Business

Call to Action for All Business

COULD YOUR BUSINESS HELP SUPPLY EMERGENCY PRODUCTS OR INNOVATIVE SOLUTIONS TO HELP IN THE FIGHT WITH COVID-19? THE GOVERNMENT OF CANADA IS REACHING OUT FOR COMPANIES, LIKE YOURS, THAT MAY BE ABLE TO HELP. LEARN WAYS TO GET INVOLVED:   BUSINESS and SCIENCE portal: 1....

IGNITES Response to COVID-19

IGNITES Response to COVID-19

As many of you know there has been many closures and cancellations throughout the province and the country due to the widespread effects and concern of COVID-19. At IGNITE we take the health and safety of our tenants, the public and our staff seriously and we are...

Igniting Entrepreneurship in Rural Nova Scotia

Igniting Entrepreneurship in Rural Nova Scotia

Tuesday, December 3, 2019 Nova Scotia Business Inc. Let’s say you need help growing your business, or you have an idea for starting one. Where do you start? You know there are support organizations that can help – but which one? With so many options, it can seem...

IGNITE Tenants win $100,000 in Spark Innovation Challenge

Three tenants from Ignite Labs Inc. (IGNITE) have won a collective total of $100,000 in the Spark Innovation Challenge. This challenge is focused on supporting startups in rural communities across Nova Scotia who are doing amazing things but aren’t always noticed....

Lobster Bait Challenge Winner Announced

Lobster Bait Challenge Winner Announced

Tina Comeau (tina.comeau@tricountyvanguard.ca) YARMOUTH, N.S. — Vince Stuart had 30,000 reasons to smile when he was announced the winner of a lobster bait challenge in Yarmouth. But he was coy when it came to one thing – actual details about his bait entry that had...

Ignite Labs Opens Pictou County Location

Ignite Labs Opens Pictou County Location

Ignite Labs Inc. has opened a second rural innovation hub in Pictou County at 39 Acadia Avenue this month to support the rural startup community in the northern region of Nova Scotia. Ignite is Nova Scotia’s rural innovation hub where entrepreneurs, startups, and...