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Call for Nominations

Are you, or do you know of any leaders in youth employment or Experiential Learning? Submit your nomination for the Game Changers Awards today!

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Halifax Index 2017

Download our sixth annual Halifax Index: A definitive look at Halifax's economic and community progress.

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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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Economic Snapshot

Real GDP Level & Annual Growth 2016, CMA's, $2007 Chained Millions
Source: Conference Board of Canada

GDP level and annual growth

Real GDP per Capita Level & Annual Growth 2016, CMA's, $2007 (CM)
Source: Conference Board of Canada

GDP growth per capita and annual growth

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Halifax had another strong year for GDP growth in 2016. The Conference Board of Canada (CBoC) estimated the city's real GDP grew to $18.6 billion in 2016, an increase of 2.2%.

 

2017 Halifax Index

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Halifax International Airport Authority

This month we talked to Joyce Carter, President & CEO of the Halifax International Airport Authority (HIAA). HIAA manages and operates Halifax Stanfield International Airport.

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Events

McCain Centre at MSVU, Room 105/106
Events

Digital Nova Scotia is excited to once again partner with the Centre for Women in Business to present one of our favourite events of the year – the Spring Finale!

Join us on Tuesday, May 30th from 6-8pm to honour and recognize women leaders and diversity champions in our growing ICT sector through our Digital Diversity Awards celebration!

This year’s keynote will be delivered by Laurie MacKeigan, President of Backman Vidcom – the market leaders in commercial audiovisual technology integrative services for Atlantic Canada. Laurie will share her business journey with emcee Erin Elaine Casey, a Halifax-based writing coach, and communications expert.

The event promises to be filled with storytelling and celebrations, as we showcase leaders in Nova Scotia’s digital economy!

Tuesday, May 30th, 2017 from 6:00-8:00 pm
McCain Centre at MSVU, Room 105/106


$35+HST for DNS & CWB Members
$55+HST for non-members

Register Today!

Special thanks to BMO as the Presenting Sponsor!

Contact: Rosie Shen
Industry News

GAME CHANGERS: Hiring Young Professionals with International Backgrounds

September 6, 2017

As the industry association for Nova Scotia's fastest growing sector, Digital Nova Scotia provides advocacy, multi-sectorial industry intelligence, facilitates connections between industry and talent, and delivers high-level programming to ensure Nova Scotia’s $1.5 billion digital technologies industry continues to flourish.

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