Inspiring entrepreneurs: two must-read new releases

Posted on May 05, 2021 | Atlantic Business Magazine | 0 Comments

Cultivating Success
The Life of Acadian Seaplants Founder Louis Deveau

Author: Jim Meek
Publisher: Nimbus Publishing Ltd.

When other people looked at seaweed as slimy saltwater detritus, Louis Deveau looked and found opportunity. This comprehensive biography follows the life story of a remarkable Nova Scotian entrepreneur from his origins in the sleepy Acadian village of Salmon River during the Great Depression, to his pioneering work in the commercial crab industry to his creation of Acadian Seaplants, a world-leading research and technology-driven juggernaut.


Peace by Chocolate
The Hadhad family’s remarkable journey from Syria to Canada

Author: Jon Tattrie
Publisher: Goose Lane


A tasty true tale of resilience about a Syrian refugee family who escaped their war-torn country and found their way to Nova Scotia, Canada. Once here, these strangers in a stranger land, found a way to merge their past and future paths through entrepreneurship. And proved that good quality chocolate has universal appeal.




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