Industry News

A Day in The Life: Summer in Halifax

August 1, 2018

Whether it be rain or shine, there is never a lack of things to do in Halifax during the summer season. The boardwalk comes to life with the opening of pop-up vendors, patios at every turn, and boats sailing through the harbour. Our parks and beaches are full of happy residents and visitors. Every where you turn, there’s a new way to pass the hot summer days.

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 Day in The Life: Spring in Halifax

April 18, 2018

Spring has opened its doors, which means out goes the snow and in comes a little sunshine and rain. It’s not time to pull out your swimsuit yet, but that doesn’t means you can’t enjoy this beautiful season.

Life in Halifax: The Perfect Balance

March 8, 2018

Whether you recently moved here, are thinking of moving here, or have lived here your whole life, Halifax is the perfect place to experience it all; it’s rich in history with an easy-going atmosphere.

How to give back in 2018

January 31, 2018

While its great to focus new year's resolutions on personal goals, this blog covers the benefits of incorperating community involvement as well.

A Day in the Life: Winter in Halifax

December 21, 2017

Wintertime is here, and although some may consider going into hibernation for the season, Halifax has lots on the go. With pop-up shops, craft fairs, markets, wagon rides, comedy shows, skating, skiing and the like, there is something new going on everyday of the week.

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.

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.

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.