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Annual General Meeting

Join us on June 21st for our AGM. We will also bring a motion forward to make changes to the By-laws of the Association.  

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#HireMeHalifax Contest

Congratulations to our #HireMeHalifax contest winner, Sean Myatt! Watch his winning pitch along with our other top finalists. 

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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 2015, CMA's, $2007 Chained Millions
Source: Conference Board of Canada

GDP Graph 1

Real GDP per Capita Level & Annual Growth 2015, CMA's, $2007 (CM)
Source: Conference Board of Canada

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GDP
Growth

2015 was a strong year for Halifax's GDP growth. The Conference Board of Canada (CBoC) estimates the city's real GDP grew by 2.8% in 2015 to $19.1 billion - the fourth fastest among Canada's 28 largest cities. Growth was led by manufacturing (especially shipbuilding) and the construction sector, supported by strong major project activity.

2016 Halifax Index

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Saint Mary's University 

This month we talked to Dr. Robert Summerby-Murray, President of Saint Mary’s University. Saint Mary’s is a leader across Canada in welcoming and educating international students and engaging Canadian students in global experiences.

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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

Doing What’s Best for the Ocean

May 10, 2017

Ever consider the amount of noise underwater? The implications of this type of noise is not the same as others we may experience day to day – underwater noise is a type of pollution, and it is something that JASCO Applied Sciences works to mitigate.

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