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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

Marriott Harbourfront Hotel
Game Changer

Meet some of the best talent Halifax has to offer! 

Join us March 21, 2017 at the 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.

To participate in the Networking Workshop or to learn more about the Halifax Partnership's Connector Program, contact Denise De Long at ddelong@halifaxpartnership.com or call 902.490.6460.


Reserve your spot today!

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


CLICK HERE TO REGISTER! 


 

Industry News

GAME CHANGERS: Hiring Young Professionals with International Backgrounds

September 6, 2017

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