Industry News

Three reasons 2018 was an exciting year to invest in Halifax

January 14, 2019

As we enter a new year and charge forward with renewed energy and focus, we’re reflecting on some of the top reasons why this past year was an exciting one for Halifax

The Halifax Advantage: TLC

August 1, 2018

In June, Halifax Mayor Mike Savage addressed the Economic Club of Canada in Toronto. Halifax is sharing why more companies and people are choosing Halifax. Halifax today is not the same as it was five years ago. Many new developments are taking shape. Halifax’s new convention centre is already booked well into 2019.

A Pulse-Check on the Halifax Economy

July 16, 2018

The seventh edition of the Halifax Index – a definitive report on Halifax’s economic and community progress – was launched in June to over 200 people at the new Nova Centre. In terms of high-level goals, we continue to see positive progress in labour force and GDP growth, although we currently are not on track to reach the aggressive targets set out in Halifax’s Economic Growth Plan 2016-21.

ECONOMIC INSIGHTS: Highlights from the Economic Growth Plan: Years 3-5 Action Plan

July 16, 2018

Recently, the Partnership launched the Economic Growth Plan: Years 3-5 Action Plan. Now two years into Halifax’s Economic Growth Plan for 2016-21, we can see and feel the energy, momentum and evidence of our growing city.

The Power of Innovation and Immigration

April 26, 2018

Halifax’s residents, businesses, and organizations are driven to succeed. Evidence of their ambition, investment, and hard work can be seen throughout the city. As the economic hub of Nova Scotia and Atlantic Canada, Halifax has a vital role in driving economic and population growth. The Partnership is committed to leading and supporting efforts to bring greater prosperity to our people, city, province, and region. We are both optimistic and realistic about Halifax’s prospects and potential.

Now is the Time to Accelerate

July 6, 2017

Looking back on my second year as the Partnership’s CEO & President, one thing is abundantly clear: this has been a great year for Halifax, and the Halifax Partnership.