Industry News

GAME CHANGERS: Lindsay Construction wins Experiential Learning Award, Large Business Category

January 11, 2019

Locally owned and operated, Lindsay Construction provides exceptional building services to clients who value innovation, integrity, and experience. Lindsay Construction was the recipient of the Experiential Learning Award in the Large Business Category at the 2018 Game Changers Awards Gala.

Growing Her Business with Young Employees

January 10, 2019

During her 31 years in business, Lynn Buckley has remained devoted to supporting young people, especially women.

GAME CHANGERS: REDspace wins Best Youth Employer and Experiential Learning Awards, Medium Business Category

January 9, 2019

REDspace gives youth employees opportunities to lead projects and work with world-class clients including Turner, Sony Pictures, and Viacom. Their interns have a 98% job placement rate following the end of their work terms, internships, or co-op placements.

GAME CHANGERS: NATIONAL Public Relations wins Best Connector Organization Award

January 8, 2019

NATIONAL Public Relations, a Canada-wide and international public relations firm, was the recipient of the Best Connector Organization Award at the 2018 Game Changers Awards Gala. The 13 active Connectors at NATIONAL’s Halifax location have met with 17 Connectees in the past year.

GAME CHANGERS: Common Good Solutions wins Best Youth Employer Award, Small Business Category

January 7, 2019

CGS is part consultancy, part educator, and part social impact incubator that helps entrepreneurs, non-profits and cooperatives start and grow social enterprises. CGS has taken the recommendations of the One Nova Scotia Commission to heart when it comes to investing in young Nova Scotians: 74% of their employees are aged 20-29.

GAME CHANGERS: Kent Lane wins 2018 Best Super Connector Award

January 4, 2019

Kent Lane, Director of Corporate Affairs at CBCL Limited, was the recipient of one of two Best Super Connector Awards at the 2018 Game Changers Awards Gala. Since becoming a Connector in 2014, Kent has met with 16 Connectees, including seven in the past year.

Clothesline Media: Telling Real Stories about Real People

December 13, 2018

Clothesline Media was founded three years ago by former journalists Jayson Taylor and Deborah Clarke to grow their passion for storytelling. “We were telling stories as journalists, and we continue to tell stories now,” says Jayson.

RBC: Preparing Talent for the Jobs of Tomorrow

November 27, 2018

RBC is leading the charge in youth retention. With the organization’s 10-year, $500 million commitment, Future Launch, they understand how valuable young employees are to our region’s economic growth.

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.

#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.