Industry News

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.

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.

Young Company Dedicated to Hiring Youth

July 5, 2017

The average age of employees at Beaumont & Co., a Dartmouth-based custom exhibit company, is just 22 years old. This may be one of the reasons the company is so passionate about hiring young people and keeping youth in Nova Scotia.

Canadian Solution Selected by the Armada de Chile for Frigate Combat Management System Replacement Program

May 23, 2017

Building on its 30-year legacy as a combat systems integrator for the Royal Canadian Navy, Lockheed Martin Canada today announced it has been awarded the contract to replace the combat management system and select subsystems for the Chilean Navy's three Type 23 frigates.