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Ron-Hanlon---FOR-WEB-HOMEIn Memory of Ron Hanlon

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Ron Hanlon, our President & CEO. Read the statement from Matt Hebb, Chair of the Partnership's Board of Directors.

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Spring Economic Snapshot - Web CoverQuarterly Economic Snapshot Spring 2018

Highlights this quarter include a steady forecast for GDP growth, improving consumer purchasing power, and a drop in building permit values. View and download the Spring 2018 Economic Snapshot.

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Sell-Halifax-Homepage-ImageSell Halifax Program

Halifax provides the TLC needed for your business' success: Talent, Location and Cost.  View and Download the Sell Halifax Toolkit. 

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Economic Snapshot

Real GDP Level & Annual Growth 2016, CMA's, $2007 Chained Millions
Source: Conference Board of Canada

GDP level and annual growth

Real GDP per Capita Level & Annual Growth 2016, CMA's, $2007 (CM)
Source: Conference Board of Canada

GDP growth per capita and annual growth


Halifax had another strong year for GDP growth in 2016. The Conference Board of Canada (CBoC) estimated the city's real GDP grew to $18.6 billion in 2016, an increase of 2.2%.


2017 Halifax Index

Featured Business



This month, we talked to Craig Thompson, Senior Vice President, Atlantic Region at Scotiabank. Scotiabank is a Canadian multinational bank serving customers in over 55 countries.

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18-Jun-2018, 8:00 AM - 9:30 AM
Argyle Suite, Halifax Convention Centre

Join us on June 18 for the launch of the 7th annual Halifax Index, the definitive outlook on Halifax’s economic and community progress.

Industry News

Experiential Learning: Tailor-Made for Your Business

May 17, 2018

Experiential learning engages students in first-hand experiences in the workplace related to their education program. For students, it develops knowledge skills, and values beyond the classroom.

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