The Scoop on VIP
Glen Aylward owns "Aylward Fibreglass" and he’s onto a good thing. It’s called VIP, which stands for ‘vacuum infusion process’ and it’s revolutionizing the way boats are being built or refitted.
Acadian Glass Art – Brenda Doucette
Ten years ago Brenda Doucette started to dabble in stained glass. She fell in love with the art and yearned for the day when she could have her own business.
Circuit Circle Wins 2007 SEED Capital Business Start-up Award
Circuit Circle Women's Fitness, Centre Wins Provincial Award - 2007 SEED Capital Start-up Award.
There was something in the air that made former Bostonians Yola and Forbes Christie uproot their successful careers and youngest child to forge a new life on the windswept shores of Shelburne, Nova Scotia.
Lil’ Jems – Jodi MacKinnon
Jodi MacKinnon had always dreamt of working with children, and visualized owning a day care centre. The wanna-be-entrepreneur was referred to the CBDC in Yarmouth and, with their assistance, completed her business plan for Lil’ Jems.
Piper on the Move
Meet versatile musician, Pat Melanson, who started a business called The Piper’s Guild. From his home in Shelburne, Melanson’s created a very special network.
Doing Business the Healthy Way
What does it take to inspire a 50-year old woman who’s never been to a gym or taken exercise seriously, to start working out five days a week—then enter a 10K marathon?
Thinking of starting or expanding your business? Robert did....
After working as a carpenter for other people for over 10 years Robert Hart decided to venture into his own business.
Making Dreams Come True
When Jennifer Atwood was 10 years old, she boarded a plane with her mother enroute to visit relatives in Toronto.
Alicia Adshade Body Wisdom Massage Therapy
Ms. Adshade received her massage therapy diploma from Kine-Concept Institute, New Brunswick in 2001 and worked for 2 years as a student massage therapist until graduation when she became a registered massage therapist.
Bruce Weatherbee and Jeffrey Niles have been the owners of BJ Kitchens for five years. Previously their office and shop was located in Debert. In November of 2000 they relocated to Truro.
Cormier’s Five Island Clams Ltd.
Oswald Cormier has been in the clam business for over 30 years. "I started in the business by digging clams myself." The clam season runs from the first week in May through until the end of October.
Cornish's Variety has been a family run store since 1915. Rene and Mandy were proud to carry on that tradition when they took over ownership more than one year ago.
Diane’s Take Out Restaurant
Diane Cormier is no stranger to the restaurant business. She brings over twenty years experience to the industry. Diane's restaurant is located in Five Islands along the Glooscap Trail.
S. Allen & Sons
Steven Allen has been in the restoration business for over 20 years. His family plays an integral role in the success of the business as well as the strong staff presence dedicated to doing the very best for their clients.
Splash Marketing Consulting Company
Deanna Ferguson is a Marketing Consultant and the sole proprietor of Splash Marketing Consulting Company.
Stone Garden Chalets
Randy, Kathy, Greg and Joey McCarthy are the proud owners of Stone Garden Chalets. Since coming upon the land it was their dream to create an atmosphere of peace and tranquility, a place to unwind from the stresses of everyday life.
Try to imagine most teenagers you know in a world with no shopping malls, cell phones, or a means to make a bit of pocket money. A hellish ride for most: the reins of opportunity for others.
Pet Sitting with a Heart
Lisa Hammond is grinning from ear to ear these days. She’s crazy about animals and has landed the best job in town. But it’s one that she created herself with the help of the Community Business Development Centre (CBDC) in Shelburne.
Living Her Dream
Elizabeth Hogg is crazy about horses-has been for a lifetime. When the small company she managed for Nordsea Ltd. closed, she decided to turn her hobby into a business.
18-year-old Matthew Richardson of Shelburne, NS has turned his love of climbing trees into a thriving business. Founded in April 2005, Richardson’s Yardworkprovides a range of landscaping services with a specialty in tree management - from pruning and thinning to planting and felling.