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Economic Growth Plan

Halifax’s Economic Growth Plan will inform and shape municipal decisions and activity over the next five years. Read the years 1 and 2 actions.

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Economic Snapshot

Download our Quarterly Economic Snapshot. Use these Halifax-specific economic insights to help inform your business decision. 

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'Pitch it!' Contest Winners

Congratulations to 'Pitch It!' contest winners Sarah Deveau, Elizabeth Shaw and Meghan Lafferty! Watch our top finalists' videos here!

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Economic Snapshot

Real GDP Level & Annual Growth 2014, CMA's, $2007 Chained Millions
Source: Conference Board of Canada

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Real GDP per Capita Level & Annual Growth 2014, CMA's, $2007 (CM)
Source: Conference Board of Canada

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Halifax's GDP grew by 2.6% to $18.9 billion in 2014, second only to Regina among benchmark cities, boosted by the first (mostly) full year of natural gas production at the Deep Panuke project. GDP per capita grew by 1.5% to $45,700 in 2014, tied with Regina for the fastest growth among benchmark cities.

2015 Halifax Index

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Supporting Growth in the Black Business Community

May 19, 2016

On May 13, 2016 the Halifax Partnership and the Black Business Initiative signed a memorandum of understanding to continue their work in increasing the capacity of the African Nova Scotian business community.

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