Industry News

GAME CHANGERS: SimplyCast wins Experiential Learning Award, Small Business Category

December 10, 2018

SimplyCast, a leading provider of interactive and multi-channel communication software for organizations worldwide, was recognized as the winner of the Experiential Learning Award, Small Business Category at the 2018 Game Changers Awards Gala.

GAME CHANGERS: Nick Misener - 2018 Best Super Connector

December 3, 2018

Nick Misener, Recruitment Consultant, Information Technology at David Aplin Group, was the recipient of one of two Best Super Connector Awards at the 2018 Game Changers Awards Gala.

New Halifax-Made Product Can Take Care of Your Plants

October 5, 2018

What has a WiFi connection, holds 3 litres of water, and takes care of your indoor plants? Deprolabs’ smart self-watering planter, the Goldoon. The Goldoon is Deprolabs’ first product and it’s made right here in Halifax. As an ode to owner Majid Nasirin

#HireMeHalifax Helps Young Talent Find Employment in Halifax

August 15, 2018

In March, over 200 young professionals and business leaders gathered for #HireMeHalifax 2018, an opportunity for businesses to connect with some of Halifax’s top young talent. At the event, ten finalists from the #HireMeHalifax pitch competition presented themselves live to the businesses in the room.

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.

Closing the ‘Knowing-Doing’ Gap

February 27, 2018

‘Do what you love for a living and you’ll never work for a day’ could easily be Kinduct Technologies CEO Travis McDonough’s calling card. His passion for playing competitive sports and his deep interest in technology aligned to form the foundation of his company, a world-leading human performance data and analytics software company.

GAME CHANGERS: 2017 Best Super Connector

December 14, 2017

The Game Changers Awards Gala recognizes exceptional Halifax businesses and Connectors who hire youth, provide meaningful experiential learning opportunities and inspire others to take action in retaining youth. This year’s gala took place on October 30. Nine awards were presented, and Chris O’Shea was a recipient of the Best Super Connector Award.

It’s Who You Know

December 13, 2017

When Maigoro Yunana graduated with a mechanical engineering degree from Dalhousie University, he knew exactly what kind of career he was looking for. Quickly after, Maigoro joined the Connector Program, and through it, he met Marlene Moore, VP Marketing at Green Power Labs.

GAME CHANGERS: 2017 Best Youth Employer Profile

December 5, 2017

Spring Loaded Technologies was the winner of the 2017 Game Changers Best Youth Employer award for a medium business.

Profile on our New Rear Admiral, Craig Baines

October 23, 2017

We spoke with Rear Admiral Craig Baines, Commander of Maritime Forces Atlantic and Joint Task Force Atlantic. Rear Admiral Baines assumed command of the East Coast Navy on September 1, 2017.