One of the reasons why I push for more large, global companies to be attracted to the Maritimes is that precious few of our local firms ever grow into large and exporting firms. A few do – ballyhoo – but the vast, vast majority do not.
This breaks my heart. My wife and I used to go there when we travelled to PEI. I thought it was a winner. A great niche.
Gone. Well it may be back through restructuring.
A sad day to be sure.