Atlantic Canada is competing globally to attract newcomers who will start new businesses or buy existing businesses. Getting the policy right is hard to do — and no one has nailed it yet. Read this feature story published by the Public Policy Forum in July, 2019 and profiles of these four entrepreneurs:

Wadih Fares, a Lebanese native who has changed the skyline of Atlantic Canada’s biggest city.

Tareq Hadhad, the former Syrian refugee who runs Peace by Chocolate in Antigonish.

Carina Lin, who launched a new candy company in New Brunswick aimed at the market in China.

Joe Teo, who came to Newfoundland from Malaysia as a student and stayed to open a successful social media marketing agency.