Tag Archives: Nova Scotia
Growing markets and growing businesses
By Ania Swiatoniowski
One of China’s (and the world’s) largest seafood companies has recently turned its eye to the east coast of Canada. Zhangzidao Group Co Ltd have recently purchased a lobster company in Nova Scotia. The acquisition marked the creation of Zhangzidao Group’s newly formed subsidiary, Capital Seafood International Inc.
By Ian Ross
Frigid 5.a.m. mornings are when the winter waters of the Bay of Fundy are at their coldest, and it’s when lobster fishermen head out to ply the icy depths and bring in one of Canada’s premium catches, the Atlantic Lobster.
By Tanya Wiltshire , NSSC Investor Education & Communications Coordinator
Companies are continuously finding innovative ways to use crowdfunding to raise money for specific projects, but it has never involved the issuance of securities until now.
By Tanya Wiltshire , NSSC Investor Education & Communications Coordinator, and Kevin Redden, Director of Corporate Finance for the NSSC
Raising capital to finance business development and expansion is required in the natural resources industry and more companies are becoming reporting issuers (RIs). What does this mean? It means these businesses wanting to raise capital through investors will be required to file materials with securities regulators. In contrast, issuers which are not reporting issuers are required to make few if any filings with the securities regulators and public disclosure.
Leading in Renewable Energy in Nova Scotia
By Katie Conklin
Scotian WindFields (SWFI) is a Nova Scotia based organization specializing in clean, renewable and efficient energy. With 20 employees and growing SWFI is divided into three divisions: wind, solar and waste-to-energy, but with a current focus on wind. Established in 2007 by President and CEO, Barry Zwicker, SWFI is currently working on a large community-based provincial program called ComFit. Its purpose is to determine and establish a single or multiple farm of wind turbines in communities that will benefit from the power they will produce.
By Tanya Wiltshire, NSSC Investor Education & Communications Coordinator
When businesses raise money through the issuance of securities, they are subject to securities laws that govern this process. Private placement markets or “exempt” markets are exactly that, a way for businesses to be exempt from some of these laws and still raise the funds they need to grow.