Industry News

GAME CHANGERS: TD Insurance Finds Outstanding Young Talent in Halifax

October 5, 2017

Twenty years ago, Catherine Décarie moved to Halifax to open the first TD Insurance office with a team of six. Today, she leads a team of more than 400. Hiring young leaders has been critical to this growth and success.

Locals Admire Pieces from International Art Collaboration

October 3, 2017

On October 2, 2017, the World Energy Cities Partnership (WECP) celebrated the Rørpost Art Exhibition, an international art collaboration between Halifax, Canada and Esbjerg, Denmark, at the Discovery Centre.

Creating Atlantic Canada’s Next Entrepreneurial Superstars

September 26, 2017

Canada’s top startup accelerator has joined forces with Dalhousie to launch a new branch of the program in Atlantic Canada — one that will help promising ventures transition into high-growth companies.

GAME CHANGERS: Hiring Young Professionals with International Backgrounds

September 6, 2017

As the industry association for Nova Scotia's fastest growing sector, Digital Nova Scotia provides advocacy, multi-sectorial industry intelligence, facilitates connections between industry and talent, and delivers high-level programming to ensure Nova Scotia’s $1.5 billion digital technologies industry continues to flourish.

African Nova Scotian Health Camp Alum Dreams Big

August 31, 2017

When an opportunity arose to participate in a new health camp for African Nova Scotian youth at Dalhousie University, Kayla Beals jumped at the chance to take part.

Bringing Global Talent to our Workforce

August 23, 2017

Thanks to the Atlantic Immigration Pilot (AIP), it’s easier than ever to hire skilled foreign workers and international graduates with three employer-driven immigration programs that will help solve Nova Scotia's labour market shortages.

Experiential Learning Initiative: A Match Made in Halifax

August 22, 2017

As Nova Scotia faces the outmigration of skilled young professionals, we also face a decline in our economy, and our social and cultural development as a result. Now is the time for business, industry, community organizations, and educational institutions to unite in a new approach that puts experiential learning at the forefront.

Changing the Face of Local Entrepreneurship for 25 Years and Counting

August 10, 2017

This year, the Centre for Women in Business is celebrating its 25th anniversary. Since opening its doors, they have assisted more than 14,000 women-owned enterprises across mainland Nova Scotia.

Provincial Funding Brings High-Speed Internet to Rural Communities

August 2, 2017

Five communities in rural Halifax will soon see improvements in their internet service.

Bringing Dal‑Developed Cancer Treatment Technology to the World

July 31, 2017

A new $2.1-million investment from the federal government will help Dal researchers build on advances in precision cancer-treatment technology and bring them more quickly to patients in need around the world.