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FBPost__EventPromo_HireMeHalifax201914#HireMeHalifax Networking Event

Join us March 26, 2019 at the Atlantica Hotel for an evening of networking, live pitches, and youth hiring resources. Don't miss out as we award the winners of our #HireMeHalifax video contest for their best elevator pitch. Learn more about #HireMeHalifax 2019.

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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.

GDP

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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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

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

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Events

DoubleTree by Hilton, 101 Wyse Road, Dartmouth
Events

Hear from immigration experts how you can recruit the best talent for your team using provincial and federal programs. Meet and connect with the right resources to help you hire local and international talent.

Agenda:
7:30 am: Registration, networking, trade show, continental breakfast
8:00 am: Welcome, John Rogers, Halifax Partnership
8:02 am: Remarks, the Honourable Lena Metlege Diab, Minister of Immigration and Minister of Acadian Affairs and Francophonie
8:07 am: Video remarks, Darren Fisher, MP Dartmouth Cole Harbour
8:10 am: Presentation, Louise Van Winkle, Lydia Bernier, and Philippe de Varennes, Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada
8:30 am: Presentation, Mary Jo MacKay, NSOI
8:40 am: Q&A with Louise, Lydia, Philippe and Mary Jo
8:45 am: Closing remarks, Immigration Francophone
8:50 am: Networking and trade show continue
9:30 am: Event closes

To RSVP, email communications@halifaxpartnership.com

Contact: Allie Davis