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Facts about life in Halifax

With an easy going lifestyle mixed with urban landscape and rugged coastal getaway, see why more people are choosing Halifax to live and work.

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Grow Your Business

Whether you’re a small start-up looking to make connections and access resources, or a large business looking to develop a product or service, the Partnership can help your business grow and succeed in Halifax.

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Locate Your Business

Low business costs, a highly educated workforce, compelling incentives, thriving industry sectors, and a strategic location, means Halifax provides all of the right ingredients for business success.

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Economic Snapshot

Real GDP, CMAs, $2002 Chained Millions
Source: Conference Board of Canada


Real GDP, CMAs, $2002 Chained Millions
Source: Conference Board of Canada



According to The Conference Board of Canada, Halifax’s GDP grew by 1.9% to $18.1 billion in 2013, keeping pace with the national average.

Halifax GDP per capita grew by 1.4% to $44,300 in 2013, more than double the Canadian growth rate.

2014 Halifax Index

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Featured on, be sure to check out our new blog, Connection Point, dedicated to the people, businesses and organizations that make Halifax amazing. 


27-May-2015, 8:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Pier 21

APEC's annual event detailing Atlantic Canada's largest investment projects. Kevin McCoy, President Irving Shipbuilding will offer keynote.