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Ron-Hanlon---FOR-WEB-HOMEIn Memory of Ron Hanlon

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Ron Hanlon, our President & CEO. Read the statement from Matt Hebb, Chair of the Partnership's Board of Directors.

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Spring Economic Snapshot - Web CoverQuarterly Economic Snapshot Spring 2018

Highlights this quarter include a steady forecast for GDP growth, improving consumer purchasing power, and a drop in building permit values. View and download the Spring 2018 Economic Snapshot.

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Sell-Halifax-Homepage-ImageSell 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


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

Featured Business

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As Dalhousie celebrates their 200th anniversary, we talked to Dr. Richard Florizone, President and Vice Chancellor.  

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Halifax Marriott Harbourfront Hotel
Game Changer

Meet some of the best talent Halifax has to offer!

Join us March 27, 2018 at the Halifax Ballroom, Halifax Marriott Harbourfront Hotel for a night 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.


Why Employers Should Attend:

  • Connect and network with over 100 recent or soon-to-be graduates in Halifax
  • See 10 of Halifax’s most promising young professionals perform live elevator pitches
  • Get ahead of the curve and recruit young talent looking to start their careers in Halifax
Why Young Professionals Should Attend:

  • Meet some of the top youth employers in Halifax.
  • Network and connect with leaders in your industry
  • BONUS: Last year, many attendees landed interviews and some were even hired from the event!

Need to brush up on your networking skills? 

There is also an opportunity to participate in a Networking Workshop just prior to the main event. Put on by our Connector Team, this workshop will teach you how to make a great first impression, successfully network and set yourself up for future success.

If you have any questions please contact Nada Halaweh at 

Reserve your spot today!

Non-Investor: $50
Investor/Connector: $30
Student/Recent Graduate: FREE


Industry News

Experiential Learning: Tailor-Made for Your Business

May 17, 2018

Experiential learning engages students in first-hand experiences in the workplace related to their education program. For students, it develops knowledge skills, and values beyond the classroom.

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