A Serendipitous Meeting

Chris Pelham is the former executive director of the Acadia Centre for Small Business and Entrepreneurship. Now retired and living in Tantallon, he is part of a group privately sponsoring refugees. The father of a family he helped sponsor works at a bakery in Bridgewater, had owned a bakery in … Read more

Networking in Motion

The 4th annual Networking in Motion – Business Crawl and Reception was a huge success! As part of small business week, ISANS partnered with the Spring Garden Area Business Association (SPABA) and the Halifax Central Library, to hold the business crawl. Under beautiful sunny skies, 80 participants took part in … Read more

networking on the Silva

Networking on the Silva

The 2015 Build Your Business on the Silva was sold-out for its 3rd year – the weather was perfect for a networking event on the open water. Under blue skies the Silva cruised the Halifax harbour under full sail, providing a wonderful experience and view of Halifax. The purpose of … Read more

The Art of Ikebana and Business

Over the last five years, Ferdinand and Miyako Ballesteros have made The Ikebana Shop one of the many captivating spots that makes Quinpool Road such a cosmopolitan adventure for shopping and dining. Ikebana is the Japanese art of flower arrangement. The shop offers everything ikebana: lessons, workshops, demonstrations, arrangement services … Read more