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  Call it a race to the finish. After nearly a decade of construction, the widened Panama Canal is slated to open this June—an action that has spurred ports around the globe to take measures to prepare for the world’s...

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I just finished getting caught up on a few articles about "The Crossing" a multi-use development proposed by the Northrup Group. The good thing about opinions is that everyone has one and they range everywhere from a great idea...
Some municipal setbacks are the result of happenstance. The great fire in June 1877 that wiped out most of the Saint John downtown was such an event.  The devastation was unimaginable but the City rallied and was rebuilt within...
Third in a six-part series on one of Canada's richest families: The House of Irvings. As self-inflicted political scandals go, the firing of Dr. Eilish Cleary must rank as one of the most head-scratching on record. Cleary was New Brunswick's highly-regarded...
Saint John council will hold a special public hearing on Thursday to push through bylaw changes to allow Irving Oil Ltd. to proceed with construction of an 11-storey office tower on King's Square. And Jim Bezanson, the neighbouring landowner whose...
Businessman treated customers as friends Innovative founder of Lee Valley Tools was an 'ethical capitalist' who shared his company's success with employees Globe and Mail - RICHARD BLACKWELL July 16, 2016 Lee Valley Tools founder Leonard Lee was an entrepreneur and an innovator...
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