Industry News

Clothesline Media: Telling Real Stories about Real People

December 13, 2018

Clothesline Media was founded three years ago by former journalists Jayson Taylor and Deborah Clarke to grow their passion for storytelling. “We were telling stories as journalists, and we continue to tell stories now,” says Jayson.

GAME CHANGERS: SimplyCast wins Experiential Learning Award, Small Business Category

December 10, 2018

SimplyCast, a leading provider of interactive and multi-channel communication software for organizations worldwide, was recognized as the winner of the Experiential Learning Award, Small Business Category at the 2018 Game Changers Awards Gala.

GAME CHANGERS: Nick Misener - 2018 Best Super Connector

December 3, 2018

Nick Misener, Recruitment Consultant, Information Technology at David Aplin Group, was the recipient of one of two Best Super Connector Awards at the 2018 Game Changers Awards Gala.

RBC: Preparing Talent for the Jobs of Tomorrow

November 27, 2018

RBC is leading the charge in youth retention. With the organization’s 10-year, $500 million commitment, Future Launch, they understand how valuable young employees are to our region’s economic growth.

POLYCORP Hires New Employee Through Atlantic Immigration Pilot

November 23, 2018

When local real estate developer and builder, Peter Polley, President of POLYCORP, began the hiring process for a new employee, he had no idea it would lead him to the Atlantic Immigration Pilot (AIP), or how easy the process would be.

A Day in the Life: Fall in Halifax

November 20, 2018

Fall is one of Halifax’s most beautiful seasons. The vibrant colours make for breathtaking scenes and landscapes. Along with the beauty of the season, there are so many ways to enjoy fall in Halifax: festivals and markets, great adventures, cozy places and more.

Helping Youth Make Their Place in Halifax

October 15, 2018

A few years ago, Lauren Sears realized that many young people were leaving Halifax to go to bigger cities like Toronto, not because they wanted to, but because they felt they had to in order to get the career they wanted.

New Halifax-Made Product Can Take Care of Your Plants

October 5, 2018

What has a WiFi connection, holds 3 litres of water, and takes care of your indoor plants? Deprolabs’ smart self-watering planter, the Goldoon. The Goldoon is Deprolabs’ first product and it’s made right here in Halifax. As an ode to owner Majid Nasirin

Innovation Jam kicks off new Atlantic Internship Program

October 4, 2018

Venture for Canada’s Fellowship Program has grown into a well regarded and highly sought after program since the organization began five years ago. It connects recent graduates who are highly vetted and trained by Venture for Canada to growing startups where they complete a year-long work placement.

#HireMeHalifax Helps Young Talent Find Employment in Halifax

August 15, 2018

In March, over 200 young professionals and business leaders gathered for #HireMeHalifax 2018, an opportunity for businesses to connect with some of Halifax’s top young talent. At the event, ten finalists from the #HireMeHalifax pitch competition presented themselves live to the businesses in the room.