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GC_Awards_WEB_HOME-PAGECelebrate leaders in youth retention

The Game Changers Awards recognize exceptional Halifax businesses and organizations that demonstrate leadership in hiring youth, providing experiential learning opportunities for students, and helping youth grow professionally.  

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Halifax Index - Blog Photo (For Social)Halifax Index 2018

The Halifax Index features a numerical snapshot of the past year, including the Economic Growth Plan 2016-21 checklist. The Index has a new look and depth as well. View and download the Halifax Index 2018.

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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

Halifax’s predicted GDP growth rate is forecasted to outpace both national and provincial figures, averaging 1.7% between

Source: Conference Board of Canada
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Migration to Halifax remained high throughout 2016-2017 but fell shy of 2015-2016's banner numbers. Immigration continues to increase while emigration remains consistent. 

Source: Statistics Canada Table 17-10-0079-01

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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

Stewart McKelvey

Stewart McKelvey

This month, we talked to Lydia Bugden, CEO & Managing Partner at Stewart McKelvey, one of the largest law firms in Canada.  

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Events

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 communications@halifaxpartnership.com 



Reserve your spot today!


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


CLICK HERE TO REGISTER!