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WendyLuther_V.1Halifax Partnership Announces President & CEO

The Halifax Partnership is thrilled to announce the appointment of Wendy Luther as President & CEO.

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Index invite imageHalifax Index 2019 Launched

Halifax had an excellent year for immigration and youth retention, maintaining its third year of strong population growth. Get a definitive look at Halifax's economic and community progress in the Halifax Index 2019.

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Summerscapes Cover - Kayaking Hfx Harbour.tifSpring 2019 Economic Snapshot 

Highlights this quarter include a GDP growth rate forecast and an update on our record year of population growth. View and download the Spring 2019 Economic Snapshot.

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Economic Snapshot

GDP growth is forecasted to average 2.2% from 2019 to 2023, outpacing the Canadian average of 1.8% over the same timeframe.

Real GDP growth - spring2019

Source: Conference Board of Canada Metropolitan Outlook

2018 was yet another exciting year for population growth in Halifax, with Statistics Canada estimating the population to be 430,512. 

Population growth over 2017 was 2.0%, the fastest growth on record for the city.

Learn more in the Spring 2019 Economic Snapshot. 

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GDP
Growth

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

MNP LLP

This month, we talked to Craig Maloney, Managing Director with MNP LLP.

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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