Jim Eisenhauer

Jim graduated from Dalhousie University in 1972 with a BSc and from Nova Scotia Technical College in 1974 with a BEng, Industrial (with distinction). He began his career in 1974 as a student with Clarkson Gordon (now Ernst & Young LLP) and received his CA designation in 1977 and was awarded the profession’s highest designation of FCA in 2005. In 1978 Jim joined his family’s business — and became Manager of the company’s new Newfoundland Division. In 1982, he returned home and was appointed President of ABCO Industries Limited in 1984. Jim is also founding President of ABCO Group Limited (1987), West Nova Fuels Limited (1987) and Nova Wood Products Limited (1992).

Jim is a Director of Stelia Aerospace North America Inc. (formerly Composites Atlantic Limited), Lunenburg, NS and Emera Inc., Halifax, NS and member of the Advisory Board of Atlantic Industries Limited (current Chair of the Audit Committee), Sackville, NB.

Jim has been involved in many volunteer activities over the years. In service to his Province these activities have including Past Director and Chair of Nova Scotia Business Inc. and Nova Scotia Voluntary Planning and past Director of Innovacorp and Nova Scotia Research Foundation. Jim is a past Governor of APEC. He is currently a founding Director and Chair of St. John’s Heritage Foundation Incorporated and a founding Director (past Chair) Lunenburg Waterfront Association Inc.

NEWS

Arts District Design Competition Launches

Architectural teams from around the globe are invited to participate in a design competition for a new provincial art gallery. The kickoff of an international design competition represents a big step toward a new art gallery for all Nova Scotians,…

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Internet for Nova Scotia Initiative

As we move into the holiday season, we wanted to provide an update on where we are in our progress.  We know people are anxiously awaiting substantive information and we will soon be able to share project announcements. We now…

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New Era for Digby Pines Golf Resort and Spa

New private owners are planning significant upgrades to the Digby Pines Golf Resort and Spa to create a year-round tourism destination. Besim Halef, Glenn Squires, both from Halifax and Bear River First Nation in Digby County have purchased the tourism…

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Rural Placemaking Pitch Competition

Our finalists brought their A-game to our Rural Placemaking Pitch Competition. The three projects presented were Fibre Alley in Amherst, The Public Backyard Project in Bridgewater, and Open-Air Front Porch in West Hants. The creativity and community spirit demonstrated by all…

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Internet for Nova Scotia Initiative - September/October 2019

Over the past couple of months, we’ve been out on the road hosting drop-in community events to talk about the Internet projects being completed through the previously announced federal Connect to Innovate (CTI) program. During these events, we’ve also had…

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Shelburne Harbour Investments

Great community turnout September 6, 2019 for an investment in Shelburne Harbour. The more than $650,000 through ACOA and Develop Nova Scotia will support improvements at its marine terminal to position Shelburne and area as a choice destination for cruise…

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Renovations at Fisherman’s Cove to Boost Tourism

Local economy to benefit from a new dock and boardwalk that will create additional tourism experiences Investing in community infrastructure is essential to create jobs, increase tourism and contribute to quality of life in rural areas across Nova Scotia. To…

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Talent Strategies in Support of Expanded Mandate

Develop Nova Scotia celebrates new strategic direction and reflects on their collaborative recruitment process.

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Georges Island Investments

Investments announced for Georges Island for over $2.07 million in joint funding between the Government of Canada and the Province of Nova Scotia for the construction of a new, accessible wharf with floating docks.

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Lunenburg's Working Waterfront Video

A look at Lunenburg’s working waterfront and those who call it home.  

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