Congratulations to J&H Industries and Lanes Privateer Inn

Written by Executive Director on . Posted in Business News, Lunenburg Queens Business Excellence Awards, South Queens Chamber News

The Lunenburg Queens Business Excellence Awards were handed out on Monday, February 17th, in Bridgewater.

We are pleased to announce that two Queens County businesses were winners last evening!

J&H Industries won in the Large Business Category.

and

Lanes Privateer Inn won in the Hospitality Category.

Congratulations to both businesses. It is recognition well-deserved.

If you were unable to attend the Awards banquet, be sure to attend our AGM Feb 24 where we will feature video of Queens County nominees and winners!

Send your AGM RSVP to secretary@southqueenschamber.com OR call: 350-1826

J and H Industries
Lanes Privateer Inn

Labour Profile (Queens, Lunenburg and Shelburne Counties) Available

Written by Executive Director on . Posted in Business News, South Queens Chamber News

The following is a Media Release from the Region of Queens Municipality and the Municipality of the District of Lunenburg

Topic: The publication of a Labour Profile (Queens, Lunenburg and Shelburne Counties):

Excerpt below:


MEDIA RELEASE

For Immediate Release:  

Labour Profile provides insight to help businesses grow, relocate and develop on the South Shore

February 17, 2014: A highly competitive labour market and an unmatched quality of life are a few of the key attributes that are highlighted in the Labour Profile that was released today by the Municipality of the District of Lunenburg, and the Region of Queens Municipality, in cooperation with the Province of Nova Scotia. Existing employers in Lunenburg, Queens and Shelburne Counties and those interested in setting up in the area have access to research to help them make decisions about growing, relocating or starting a new business; the Labour Profile identifies key workforce strengths found in the three counties of Lunenburg, Queens and Shelburne, which will be beneficial as entrepreneurs, business owners or potential investors look to the South Shore for their business growth opportunities. Key aspects such as income data and workforce costs by occupation; fundamental labour strengths including education levels and mobility trends; immigration trends; and other relevant labour-related data are covered in the report.


Download:

Full media release: Labour Profile Media Release 2014 (PDF)

Labour Profile: The Lunenburg-Queens-Shelburne Workforce Advantage (PDF)

Report: Now or Never – An Urgent Call to Action for Nova Scotians

Written by Executive Director on . Posted in Business News, Community News

On Wednesday, February 12, 2014, the Nova Scotia Commission on Building Our New Economy released its final report:

Now or Never – An Urgent Call to Action for Nova Scotians

“This commission is an independent body mandated to engage all Nova Scotians in a discussion about how we want to shape our economic future.”

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The Commission’s core message:

Nova Scotia is today in the early stages of what may be a prolonged period of accelerating population loss and economic decline.

These negative prospects are not, however, inevitable or irreversible.

– excerpt from page 3

Download the FULL Report at: http://noworneverns.ca

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NOVA SCOTIA
has the ASSETS and OPPORTUNITIES
IT IS ABOUT US
our COURAGE, our IMAGINATION
and our DETERMINATION to do BETTER
MOST IMPORTANTLY, WE CAN DO IT
O U R S E LV E S

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