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Nine awards were presented on October 17, 2018 to deserving businesses, organizations and individuals. 

Check out the winners and nominees of the 2018 Game Changers Awards and watch the Impact video! 

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Halifax Index - Blog Photo (For Social)Halifax Index 2018

The Halifax Index features a numerical snapshot of the past year, including the Economic Growth Plan 2016-21 checklist. The Index has a new look and depth as well. View and download the Halifax Index 2018.

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AGM_Graphic_Oct 20182017-18 Annual Report

We are now in Year 3 of Halifax's five-year Economic Growth Plan. It is critical that we maintain the momentum of the previous two years and focus on What's Next

Want to see how we are advancing economic development in Halifax? View and download our 2017-18 Annual Report.

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Economic Snapshot

Halifax’s predicted GDP growth rate is forecasted to outpace both national and provincial figures, averaging 1.7% between

Source: Conference Board of Canada
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Migration to Halifax remained high throughout 2016-2017 but fell shy of 2015-2016's banner numbers. Immigration continues to increase while emigration remains consistent. 

Source: Statistics Canada Table 17-10-0079-01

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Halifax's GDP grew by 1.7% in 2017, below both the national figures and most of the benchmark cities. 

The Business Confidence Index for Halifax reached an all-time high in 2018, marking the fourth straight year of gains.

 

Halifax Index 2018

Featured Business

Stewart McKelvey

Stewart McKelvey

This month, we talked to Lydia Bugden, CEO & Managing Partner at Stewart McKelvey, one of the largest law firms in Canada.  

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Events

, 8:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Pier 21
Events

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This year’s Outlook conference delves further into this topic with a range of business speakers discussing their experience with adoption of such new technologies. APEC’s economists will also share their economic outlook, including discussion of the new trade agreement with the US and Mexico.

Join us for a door-opening dialogue with business leaders, covering:

  • The impact of technology on industries across our region
  • The surprising automation that’s already here and what’s around the corner
  • How to adopt — and adapt to — the best technologies for you and your business.

Confirmed speakers in Halifax include: 
Jeff MacLean, PresidentMichelin North America (keynote)
Robert Orr, CEO and Managing PartnerCuna del Mar LP 
Sandra McKenzie, Management Consultant; Strategy AdvisorPort of Halifax
Stephane Turbide, General Manager - Halifax Operations, Pratt and Whitney Canada

This will be an important session for you and the strategic planners on your team. For more details and to register, please visitwww.outlookconference.ca