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Want a chance to win $1,000 and get noticed by Halifax employers? Submit your best elevator pitch telling Halifax employers why they need you on their team. Learn more about #HireMeHalifax 2019.

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Employers in Nova Scotia can use the Atlantic Immigration Pilot to hire international workers and graduates. Learn more about the Pilot, explore its resources, and connect to our Talent Specialists. 

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eBay Canada announced the launch of Retail Revival, a program designed to help small and medium-sized retailers in Halifax and Nova Scotia harness the power of ecommerce and global trade. Learn more and apply today.

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Economic Snapshot

Halifax’s predicted GDP growth rate is forecasted to outpace the provincial figure, but will track slightly below the national figure, averaging 1.6% between 2018 and 2022.

12-03-18_Growth Rate GDP

Source: Conference Board of Canada Metropolitan Outlook

 

Average weekly earnings in Q3 2018 grew by 1.3% since the last quarter, increasing from $898 to $910. Inflation increased by o.4% in Q3, resulting in a 0.9% increase in purchasing power.

12-03-18_Inflation

Source: Statistics Canada Table 18-10-0004-01, CMHC Housing Now Tables

 

GDP
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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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This month, we talked to Jean-Jacques Ruest, President & CEO, at CN.

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Halifax has a vibrant and rapidly growing business sector. Through The Connect, we create the space to bridge the gap between those seeking job opportunities and those offering them. Our goal is to accelerate the process of positioning qualified employees with jobs, and enhance the Halifax business community with the talent that is already in the city.