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Global Citizenship Featured Stories:

    • World-Class Oil Destination: Newfoundland

      by Tina Olivero

      PUBLISHER’S COMMENTARY – By Tina Olivero The absolute most important factor that will ensure the long-term success of the economy of Newfoundland and Labrador is developing the oil and gas industry. Every economic indicator to date has confirmed that. Our ability to attract oil companies to explore, drill and produce oil and gas offshore is […]

    • EnviroMed Detection Services

      by Tina Olivero

      Fire safety just got even safer with advances in technology that are saving lives. EnviroMed Detection Services CEO, Lee Parmiter, of St. John’s, Newfoundland, is excited about the world of safety for those working in the industrial sector.  Lee says, “Technology is now working where it matters most, with safety. With new devices that offer […]

    • Extraordinary Women: Thought Provoking Perspectives

      by Tina Olivero

      In Newfoundland and Labrador, sharing stories has been our way of life. In this edition of The OGM, we put the spotlight on “Extraordinary Women”. Those who make a difference in business and our communities every day and tell great stories. These women are leaders. Thier commitment, endless hours of hard work and passion are […]

    • GET DIGI WITH IT

      by Tina Olivero

      5 MUST KNOWS FOR YOUR BUSINESS IN THE DIGITAL WORLD Thriving in the digital world means understanding that the new front door of your business is online. The new potential client for your company is online. The business solution you seek is online. The person you are about to hire is online. The next investor […]

    • Energy Efficiency with Ashley Smith

      by Tina Olivero

      Our energy bills are about to increase so paying attention to energy and developing a strategy for reducing energy consumption simply makes good business sense. A ‘pay at the pump’ tax on all fossil fuels. This includes gasoline, diesel, propane, heating oil and is starting no later than 2019. Canada signed the Paris Accord and […]

    • Adventure Lights: Illuminating the way

      by Tina Olivero

      Little did he know at the time, that his love of sports and adventure would lead to his destiny as the President of one of Canada’s most innovative up-and-coming companies, Adventure Lights. There’s something about Tim Ford. He’s got ‘that thing’. You know what I’m talking about. That thing that hits you in your belly […]

    • Transfer of Technology

      by Tina Olivero

      Spence Corrosion Canada Ltd. has expanded operations from Alberta to Newfoundland and Labrador. With a new location in the city of St. John’s, the company services the oil and gas industry as well as other industries province-wide. Gerry Sullivan, the National Business Development Manager of Spence Corrosion Canada is executing on contracts. He says it’s […]

    • Salmon Farming: The next mega-project offshore Newfoundland

      by Tina Olivero

      I asked Thomas if he was related to the great composer from Norway, Edvard Grieg. His response was just like something you’d hear on George Street, over a beer. “Yes, he’s my great, great, grandfather’s cousin or something like that… I’m also related to every other Grieg in Norway.” The Grieg family of Norway is […]

    • Levert Group: Our Product Is People

      by Tina Olivero

      Richard Levert, president of Levert Group saw the opportunities of the future in ‘people’. Richard found a niche in the market for hiring reliable, skilled workers in the industrial sector and to his credit, built a highly successful personnel agency from there. He says, “our product is people.” Karen Myers is the Branch Manager for […]

    • Partnership: IKEA & Neste for a fossil-free future

      by Tina Olivero

      IKEA and Neste are now able to utilize renewable residue and waste raw materials, such as used cooking oil, as well as sustainably-produced vegetable oils in the production of plastic products. The pilot at commercial scale starts during fall 2018. It will be the first large-scale production of renewable, bio-based polypropylene plastic globally. IKEA wants […]

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