Industry News

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: Leveraging our Talent, Location, and Cost

July 25, 2017

Halifax has been able to leverage its laid-back culture to attract new residents and create economic growth. It continues to be the “Gold Standard” for work-life balance, and we are starting to see the fruits of our labour as shown by some of the key findings from the 2017 Halifax Index.


July 17, 2017

Recently, the Partnership published the 2017 Halifax Index. The Index is an annual overview of the state of Nova Scotia’s capital city, and a report card on our progress toward the goals in Halifax’s Economic Growth Plan 2016-21. Now one year into the Growth Plan, this is our first opportunity to assess whether we are indeed growing as planned.