Equals6 Adds Top-Tier Executives

Equals6, the Halifax-based student career development network, announced the appointment of three new executive team members today.

Joining Equals6 are John Gibbons as vice president of sales, April Macleod as vice president of customer care, and Michael Sanderson as vice president of education and training.

“This is an exciting time for Equals6. John, April and Michael bring proven expertise and passion to lead the rapid growth and expansion of Equals6,” said Andy Osburn, CEO of Equals6.

Running Lean Workshop

Sydney – Tuesday, January 25
9:00 am – 4:00 pm 
Registration is at 8:30 am. Lunch will be served at noon.
Membertou Trade and Convention Centre, 50 Maillard Street, Membertou

Dartmouth – Wednesday, January 26
9:00 am – 4:00 pm 
Registration is at 8:30 am. Lunch will be served at noon.
Technology Innovation Centre, 1 Research Drive, Dartmouth

Early Stage Commercialization Fund: 2010-2011 Funded Projects

February 2011 Round

Cape Breton University

Researcher: Rod Beresford
Project: Commercial Scale Treatment of MSX Infected Oysters

Dalhousie University

Researcher: Mark Stradiotto
Project: Water-Soluble DalPhos Ligands (WDalPhos) for Use in Fine Chemical Production

Researcher: Daniel Boyd
Project: Commercialization of OccluRad

Researcher: Mohamed Abdolell
Project: Fully Automated Mammographic Density Measurement Algorithm Development and Commercialization

Ocean Nutrition Announces Alliance with Global Leader in Omega-3 Foods

Ocean Nutrition Canada Limited (ONC), the world’s largest Omega-3 EPA/DHA solutions provider, and supplier of MEG-3® brand Omega-3 EPA/DHA (eicosapentaenoic acid/docosahexaenoic acid) ingredients, is pleased to announce that it has entered into an exclusive long term strategic agreement with Wilmar International Limited (Wilmar).

Wilmar, based in Singapore, is Asia’s leading agribusiness, and a global leader in Omega-3 foods. The collaboration between these two market giants has resulted in the launch of Wilmar’s new Arawana 3A+ premium cooking oil containing MEG-3® fish oil.

Software Provider Adding Employees, Attracting Local Clients

SimplyCast, a homegrown multi-channel marketing software provider and international exporter, is adding new employees.

The province is supporting SimplyCast's growth with a five-year payroll rebate to a maximum of $1,008,000 through Nova Scotia Business Inc. (NSBI), the province's business development agency.

Under this agreement, the company's plan could see it create up to as many as 100 new jobs in sales, software development, system administration, marketing and client support over the next five years.


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