Nova Scotia

Businessman Jodrey dies at 98

Nova Scotia businessman John Jodrey is being remembered as a dedicated entrepreneur and innovator.

Nova Scotia businessman John Jodrey is being remembered as a dedicated entrepreneur and innovator.

Jodrey died Sunday in Chester, N.S., at the age of 98. Premier Darrell Dexter issued a statement saying Jodrey was a "remarkable businessman and community leader" with a passion for life.

Jodrey served as director and president of Scotia Investments Ltd., which Dexter described as one of Nova Scotia's most important business innovators.

The company included several operations, including Maritime Paper Products and Minas Basin Holdings. 

Jodrey was invested in the Order of Canada in 2000.

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