Industry News

Atlantic Lottery Corporation hits the jackpot in Halifax’s Innovation District

February 19, 2019

Jean Marc Landry, VP of Innovation and Renewal at the Atlantic Lottery Corporation (ALC) joined the team in 2005 with a focus on product development. When he was asked to set up an innovation team in the company in 2015, he was thrilled.

Turning the Tide on Youth Outmigration

February 19, 2019

The landscape of youth retention in Nova Scotia is very different today than it was just a few years ago.

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.

POLYCORP Hires New Employee Through Atlantic Immigration Pilot

November 23, 2018

When local real estate developer and builder, Peter Polley, President of POLYCORP, began the hiring process for a new employee, he had no idea it would lead him to the Atlantic Immigration Pilot (AIP), or how easy the process would be.

Helping Youth Make Their Place in Halifax

October 15, 2018

A few years ago, Lauren Sears realized that many young people were leaving Halifax to go to bigger cities like Toronto, not because they wanted to, but because they felt they had to in order to get the career they wanted.

Halifax offers the right ingredients for DU NORD SKIN CARE

August 14, 2018

Only 30 minutes from the downtown core of Halifax, the beautiful and rugged landscape and biodiverse flora of Ketch Harbour inspired DU NORD SKIN CARE to come to life. Founded by research and based on northern botanicals, DU NORD SKIN CARE produces a luxury, natural and eco-responsible skin care line.

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.