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Finalists_WebHomePage_HireMeHalifax#HireMeHalifax Pitch Competition finalists!

On March 26, ten #HireMeHalifax Pitch Competition finalists delivered their pitches live to nearly 200 students and businesses at the Atlantica Hotel Halifax for the #HireMeHalifax event. Click here to view the list of Finalists!

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AIP - Web Cover_DEC 20182Have labour gaps?

Employers in Nova Scotia can use the Atlantic Immigration Pilot to hire international workers and graduates. Learn more about the Pilot, explore its resources, and connect to our Talent Specialists. 

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WINTER_Economic Snapshot - Web CoverWinter 2019 Economic Snapshot 

Highlights this quarter include a GDP growth rate forecast, increase in international enrolment in Halifax Universities, an improved unemployment rate, and improving consumer purchasing power. View and download the Winter 2019 Economic Snapshot.

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Economic Snapshot

Halifax’s GDP growth is forecasted to be moderate in 2019, falling to 1.4% from 1.8% in 2018. Over the next few years GDP growth will track slightly below the national figure, averaging 1.6% annually between 2019 and 2022.

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Source: Conference Board of Canada Metropolitan Outlook

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The unemployment rate dropped to 6.0% in Q4 2018, down from 7.1% in Q4 2017.

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Source: Statistics Canada Table 18-10-0004-01, CMHC Housing Now Tables

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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

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This month, we talked to Jean-Jacques Ruest, President & CEO, at CN.

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Events

1055 Marginal Rd, Halifax, NS B3H 4P7
Events

The Canadian Immigrant Fair is coming back to Halifax in spring 2019!

The Canadian Immigrant Fair is returning to Halifax for its fifth annual event on Tuesday, May 14, 2019, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., at the Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21 (1055 Marginal Road, Halifax). Free admission!

So,what’s the fair all about?

The Canadian Immigrant Fair is a free, one-stop event connecting newcomers with information and inspiration on the three pillars of immigrant success: CAREERS. EDUCATION. SETTLEMENT.

The fair offers a dynamic environment for immigrants who need help as they look for jobs, go back to school and settle into their new home.

Our mission is to connect these newcomers with the employers, recruiters, immigrant service providers, educational institutes, government services that can help them on their journey to success in Canada.

Contact: Chelsea Belsito