Industry News

Tech start-up Clutch finds success in Halifax

February 13, 2019

When the founders of Toronto-based tech company Clutch were deciding where to launch their business, it was the low start-up costs and reduced market competition that drew them to Halifax.

eBay Canada announces small business exporting initiative to help retailers stay local and grow globally

January 24, 2019

Online marketplace leader, eBay Canada, together with the Halifax Regional Municipality, today announced the launch of Retail Revival, a program designed to help small and medium-sized retailers harness the power of ecommerce and global trade.

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.

Cybersecurity Company Expands to Halifax, Hires Locally

July 10, 2018

Network Test Labs (NTL) is a cybersecurity consultancy firm specializing in online gaming. NTL has a full suite of cybersecurity services and a global reach with clients in nine countries. Rohid joined the NTL team in the spring, shortly after the company expanded to Halifax.

Doing R&D in Halifax Pays Off

December 7, 2017

Halifax’s highly educated workforce, critical mass of scientists, and competitive operating costs and incentives, make it an ideal location for innovative companies undertaking R&D.

Halifax’s Talent Advantages Benefit Business

November 23, 2017

Doing business in Halifax means having access to one of the most educated and loyal workforces in North America, all while being based in a city with a diverse economy.

Are Halifax Businesses Hiring Immigrants?

November 17, 2017

With the launch of the new Atlantic Immigration Pilot (AIP), our most recent SmartBusiness report took a look at how Halifax businesses hire economic immigrants.

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.

SayleGroup’s Safety Revolution

July 19, 2017

The need for greater workers’ safety awareness fuels CEO Stephen Sayle’s passion to build SayleGroup Inc., a company that is digitizing and revolutionizing how safety cultures are built within organizations in Nova Scotia and around the world.