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Who We Are

ASBB provides research and economic advisory services to rural and remote communities to promote sustainable and diversified growth. 


We believe in empowering communities to build a better future through providing economic and strategic advice on initiatives, such as education, health, economic, social, and infrastructure projects. ​

We are proudly dedicated to helping rural communities reach their potential and play an active role in their own development.  Our goal is to create lasting change and improve the lives of those living in rural areas.

Our Approach

At ASBB, we believe the best rural policy decisions are made locally. 


We understand that speaking is a lot easier than listening. This is why we strive to provide deep understanding through active engagement, facilitation, and discussion as a mandatory process for designing solutions for our clients.


Ultimately, we believe our approach will lead to a stronger, collaborative, and resilient rural economy that places community needs at the heart of its solutions. 

About Mani

Mani is an economist and founder of ASBB Consulting, and research and economic advisory based in Atlantic Canada. Mani grew up in Yellowknife, NWT, where she found her desire to develop rural and remote communities.  


She holds a business degree and a master’s degree in Economics from the University of Alberta and a master's in Comparative Politics from the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE).


Mani’s work experience spans both the public and private sectors. She was an economist with Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC) and, most recently, a Senior Consultant with Deloitte. Mani is pleased to call Yarmouth her current home. 

How can we help?

208 Main Street

Yarmouth, NS

B5A 1C7

+1 - (902) -748 -0465

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