Industry News

GAME CHANGERS: 2017 Best Youth Employer (Large Business)

February 15, 2018

Citco (Canada) Inc. was the recipient of the Best Youth Employer Award, Large Business Category. Andrew Semadeni, Senior Vice President at Citco, shares how hiring youth has benefitted the company.

GAME CHANGERS: Halifax Refugee Clinic Wins 2017 Experiential Learning Award

February 5, 2018

Halifax Refugee Clinic wins Experiential Learning Award at the 2017 Game Changers Awards Gala put on by the Halifax Partnership.

How to give back in 2018

January 31, 2018

While its great to focus new year's resolutions on personal goals, this blog covers the benefits of incorperating community involvement as well.

Amazon HQ2 Announcement

January 19, 2018

Yesterday, Amazon announced the 20 municipalities selected to move to the second phase of the Amazon HQ2 bid. Unfortunately, Halifax did not make the list.

GAME CHANGERS: NATIONAL Wins 2017 Connector Organization Award

January 18, 2018

NATIONAL was the recipient of the 2017 Best Connector Organization award at the Game Changers Awards Gala. The gala recognizes exceptional Halifax businesses and Connectors who hire youth, provide meaningful experiential learning opportunities and inspire others to take action in retaining youth.

GAME CHANGERS: Stantec Wins Experiential Learning Award

January 11, 2018

Stantec wins 2017 Experiential Learning award for a large business at the Game Changers Awards Gala. The Gala recognizes exceptional Halifax businesses and Connectors who hire youth, provide meaningful experiential learning opportunities and inspire others to take action in retaining youth.

Speed Interviewing: Save Time and Hire the Talent You Need

January 8, 2018

Based on the concept of speed dating, speed interviewing allows employers to consecutively meet one-on-one with a pool of candidates to determine the best fit for the role.

GAME CHANGERS: AGADA Wins 2017 Best Youth Employer Award

January 5, 2018

The Game Changers Awards Gala recognizes exceptional Halifax businesses and Connectors who hire youth, provide meaningful experiential learning opportunities and inspire others to take action in retaining youth. The 2017 Best Youth Employer in the small business category is AGADA Biosciences

A Day in the Life: Winter in Halifax

December 21, 2017

Wintertime is here, and although some may consider going into hibernation for the season, Halifax has lots on the go. With pop-up shops, craft fairs, markets, wagon rides, comedy shows, skating, skiing and the like, there is something new going on everyday of the week.

GAME CHANGERS: 2017 Best Super Connector

December 14, 2017

The Game Changers Awards Gala recognizes exceptional Halifax businesses and Connectors who hire youth, provide meaningful experiential learning opportunities and inspire others to take action in retaining youth. This year’s gala took place on October 30. Nine awards were presented, and Chris O’Shea was a recipient of the Best Super Connector Award.