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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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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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Let's Talk Exports

April 30, 2015

Don't miss our annual Let’s Talk Exports luncheon featuring EDC's Vice-President & Chief Economist, Peter Hall. Let's Talk Exports gives you the most up-to-date information on what the global economy has in store for exporting businesses of all sizes, in all sectors.
Industry News

New farmers market coming to Halifax

April 22, 2015

Members of the farming industry in Nova Scotia will get a new opportunity to conduct business in Halifax with the opening of a weekly farmers market at the Halifax Forum.

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