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#HireMeHalifax Contest

Congratulations to our #HireMeHalifax contest winner, Sean Myatt! Watch his winning pitch along with our other top finalists. 

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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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Experiential Learning

Learn more about Ocean Technology grad, Carmen Lawrence and the benefits of our new Experiential Learning program.

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Economic Snapshot

Real GDP Level & Annual Growth 2015, CMA's, $2007 Chained Millions
Source: Conference Board of Canada

GDP Graph 1

Real GDP per Capita Level & Annual Growth 2015, CMA's, $2007 (CM)
Source: Conference Board of Canada

GDP Graph 2


2015 was a strong year for Halifax's GDP growth. The Conference Board of Canada (CBoC) estimates the city's real GDP grew by 2.8% in 2015 to $19.1 billion - the fourth fastest among Canada's 28 largest cities. Growth was led by manufacturing (especially shipbuilding) and the construction sector, supported by strong major project activity.

2016 Halifax Index

Featured Business


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Saint Mary's University 

This month we talked to Dr. Robert Summerby-Murray, President of Saint Mary’s University. Saint Mary’s is a leader across Canada in welcoming and educating international students and engaging Canadian students in global experiences.

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, 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM

 Offers 12+ quality workshops and break-out sessions
 Inspires attendees, particularly the Keynote addresses
 Hones administrative skills and develops leadership abilities
 Provides excellent networking and sharing opportunities with peers
 Delivers high-value learning at a reasonable cost

Who should attend:
Executive Assistants, Legal Assistants, Medical Assistants, Office and HR Managers among others – all those who provide essential administrative support in your organization.

Contact: Oana Matei
Phone: 4168441615
Industry News

Building a Business Around Technology

April 24, 2017

QRA Corp, a 100% IT export company founded and based in Halifax, works to solve complex system errors. Learn more about this innovative company and how our SmartBusiness team help them grow.

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