Maritime Economy

Canada's One-Industry Towns Dying

CP | Michael Tutton, The Canadian Press | Posted 02.15.2013 | Canada Business

HANTSPORT, N.S. - Glenn Rogers appreciated his small-town life in the Maritimes. But the lure of big dollars in Alberta was too strong to resist after...

Dispatches from Down East: Where It Pays to Be Nice

Lori Gard | Posted 05.10.2012 | Canada
Lori Gard

Being polite certainly is a must for those Islanders who depend on the tourism sector that helps fuel their economy. I have had run-ins with people, both from the Maritimes and not, who don't understand the value that being nice has for their business. Bottom line, no kindness, no repeat visit.