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John Rogers - For web homeThe Halifax Partnership  Board of Directors has named John Rogers as interim President & CEO

“John is an accomplished and widely-respected business leader who is passionate about Halifax, and who is committed... Read the media release.

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Halifax Index 2018 - Web HomepageHalifax 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 remains steady in the 1.7% to 1.9% range over the next several years.

Source: Conference Board of Canada
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In Q1 2018, average weekly earnings rebounded signifi cantly, growing from $875 in Q1 2017 to $908, an increase of 3.8%.

Source: CMHC, Statistic Canada (CANSIM 326-0020)

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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

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Dalhousie

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

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Events

, 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Saint Mary's University campus
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This program will guide current and future sales professionals in selling in a multi-cultural environment.  You will learn how to influence behaviour and decision-making for improved sales performance and outcomes.  Sell Beyond Borders will position you and your organization for success by focusing on the best-in-class sales skills and behaviors that will deliver the top results.

Communicating, negotiating, decision-making, and resolving conflict are skills great sales people develop. To achieve successful sales in multiple markets, you must learn to use the right strategy for the right place, notice and understand cultural differences, and adapt your style to a different way of doing business.

Contact: Lynn Coveyduck
Phone: (902) 491-6497
Email: smu.ca
Industry News

#HireMeHalifax Helps Young Talent Find Employment in Halifax

August 15, 2018

In March, over 200 young professionals and business leaders gathered for #HireMeHalifax 2018, an opportunity for businesses to connect with some of Halifax’s top young talent. At the event, ten finalists from the #HireMeHalifax pitch competition presented themselves live to the businesses in the room.

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