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Homepage Image - GC - HireMeHalifax - Feb 2017#HireMeHalifax Pitch Videos are now available!

Congratulations to our #HireMeHalifax Video Contest winners: 1st place - Matthew Burton, 2nd place - Nick Punjabi, and 3rd place - Madeline Jewers.

Watch the top finalists' pitch videos now! 

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ECONOMIC SNAPSHOT-MARCH 2018-COVER PHOTOQuarterly Economic Snapshot Winter 2018

Highlights this quarter include another strong year for population growth, an increase in part-time employment while full-time employment declines, record growth in a number of Halifax Gateway statistics, and a jump in the office vacancy rate. View and download the Winter 2018 Economic Snapshot.

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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

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


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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This month, we talked to Don Bureaux, President of Nova Scotia Community College (NSCC). NSCC is a community college serving the province through its network of 13 campuses and three community learning centres.

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, 5:00 PM - 8:30 PM
The Lord Nelson Hotel & Suites

The future of trade in the Maritimes and Canada is going to change – NAFTA re-negotiation, new opportunities with CETA/TPP and recent developments pointing to a trade war between the US and China will all have an economic impact on Canadian export and import markets.

On Tuesday, April 24th, The Maritimes Energy Association is on tap to host an evening in conversation with Laura Dawson – Director of the Wilson Institute - as we set the stage to discuss the complexity and uncertainty surrounding NAFTA renegotiations, while digging deeper into the important role of diversity in trade.

When: Tuesday, April 24th, 2018
Venue: The Lord Nelson Hotel & Suites
Reception: 5:30 – 6:30 pm
Dinner Served: 6:30 – 8:30 pm

Dress: Business Formal

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A Day in The Life: Spring in Halifax

April 18, 2018

Spring has opened its doors, which means out goes the snow and in comes a little sunshine and rain. It’s not time to pull out your swimsuit yet, but that doesn’t means you can’t enjoy this beautiful season.

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