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Atlantic Immigration Pilot

Do you have labour gaps to fill? Join us on October 16, 2017 and learn more about the Atlantic Immigration Pilot.

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Game Changers Awards

Join Mayor Savage and the Halifax Partnership on October 30, 2017 for the second annual Game Changers Awards Gala

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Sell 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


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Maritime Paper Products

This month we talked to Gary Johnson, President of Maritime Paper Products Limited. Maritime Paper Products is proudly rooted on Canada’s East Coast, with four manufacturing facilities specializing in seafood, farming, beverages, brewing, and food products.

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26-Oct-2017, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
1855 Trollope St, Halifax, NS B3H 0A4

The Walrus Talks is a national series of events about Canada and its place in the world. Each event offers thoughtful, inspiring thinking from scholars, writers, performers, scientists, artists, and business leaders.

Industry News

A Global Business Based in Halifax: VERB Interactive

October 19, 2017

Driven by their creative take on how to partner with clients and deliver innovative work, two Dalhousie grads started VERB Interactive 13 years ago. For Andy MacLellan, President and Halifax native, it all seemed to click. Starting a business in this vibrant, creative city and being able to work with the best clients around the world was the perfect mix.

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