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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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State of the City 2016

On November 24th, the Partnership and the Halifax Chamber of Commerce hosted the 2016 State of the City Forum with Mayor Savage.

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Economic Snapshot

Real GDP Level & Annual Growth 2015, CMA's, $2007 Chained Millions
Source: Conference Board of Canada

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

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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

Featured Business

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CRESCO

This month we are featuring Taleb Abidali, Principal at Cresco. Cresco, a homebuilding firm based in Bedford, is linked to expansive subdivisions in Bedford, Dartmouth, and Clayton Park.

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Events

NTT Data in Scotia Square Building, Suite 300
Events

Siddhanta Goel (Sid Goel) lives in Dartmouth, NS and is an award winning Chartered Accountant and a Certified Scrum Master. He is currently working as Project Program Manager with NTT Data Canada Inc. His project management experience in the healthcare and life sciences sector from end to end delivery, Certified CMMi Auditor and Certified Internal Auditor for ISO 270001 compliances.

Sid has used MS-Excel extensively for financial and data analysis as well as project management practice(s).

In this session, Sid will review Tips & Tricks of how you can use Microsoft Excel in Project Management. Right from Project plans, timelines, status reports, burn-down charts to deep diving of the data and analytics, the PMs and Scrum Masters need MS Excel as a tool. The presentation will cover aspects such as V_Lookups, H_Looksups, Pivot Tables, Graphs, Customization(s) etc.