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Halifax Partnership Launches Amazon Bid Website

09-Nov-2017

Halifax Partnership is pleased to introduce Halifax’s Amazon HQ2 bid website. This site provides a snapshot of Halifax’s key business and quality of life advantages and requirements for Amazon’s HQ2. While the Halifax Partnership – the city’s economic development organization – led the project, this bid is the result of numerous organizations and individuals working together...

 

Halifax Partnership Announces Winners of 2017 Game Changers Awards at Gala

31-Oct-2017

The Halifax Partnership is pleased to announce the winners of the 2017 Game Changers Awards, recognizing exceptional Halifax employers and Connectors who demonstrate leadership in hiring youth, providing meaningful experiential learning opportunities and inspiring others to take action in retaining youth...


Halifax & Aberdeen, Scotland Strengthening Ties through Renewed MOU 

05-Oct-2017

Halifax Regional Municipality (HRM) and the city of Aberdeen, Scotland signed a renewed agreement yesterday to continue to pursue opportunities in the energy, IT, ocean, education and tourism sectors…

 

Halifax Hosting World Energy Cities Partnership 20th AGM

04-Oct-2017

The World Energy Cities Partnership (WECP) is holding its 20th Annual General Meeting in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada this week. This afternoon, Halifax Mayor Mike Savage was elected President of the WECP for a second two-year term...

 

International Art Collaboration Celebrated at the Discovery Centre

03-Oct-2017

Last night, the World Energy Cities Partnership (WECP) celebrated the Rørpost Art Exhibition, an international art collaboration between Halifax, Canada and Esbjerg, Denmark, at the Discovery Centre...

 

Halifax Partnership Wins Gold and Silver Awards Recognition from the International Economic Development Council

21-Sep-2017

The Halifax Partnership won a Gold Excellence in Economic Development Award for its Game Changers Awards Celebration and a Silver Excellence in Economic Development Award for its Sell Halifax – Toronto Mission...

 

Halifax Partnership Plans Accelerated Growth in Halifax

21-Jun-2017

The Halifax Partnership today at its Annual General Meeting used the backdrop of the new Discovery Centre to share its plan to accelerate economic and population growth in Halifax…

 

NSCC Student Wins #HireMeHalifax Pitch Competition

22-Mar-2017

The Halifax Partnership is pleased to announce that Sean Myatt has won the Game Changers #HireMeHalifax competition and the top prize of $1,000. Sean, an NSCC graphic design student, was selected from 15 finalists who pitched themselves to Halifax employers live at the #HireMeHalifax event...

 

Halifax Partnership Announces Winners of the 2016 Game Changers Awards

20-Oct-2016

The Halifax Partnership is pleased to announce the winners of the 2016 Game Changers Awards, presented by TD. The Game Changers Awards recognize exceptional Halifax businesses, individuals and organizations for their leadership in hiring youth, helping them grow professionally, and inspiring others to take action on the issue of youth retention...

 

Halifax Partnership Celebrates 20 Years and Announces New Board

27-Jun-2016

The Halifax Partnership held its Annual General Meeting and 20 year anniversary celebration today at the World Trade and Convention Centre...

 

Halifax Economy Sees Improvements in Growth and Optimism

14-Jun-2016

Halifax’s economy has made gains in both growth and business confidence, reports the Halifax Partnership’s 2016 Halifax Index...

 

Halifax Celebrates Oceans Week, June 3-12, 2016

02-Jun-2016

The Halifax community is celebrating Oceans Week from June 3-12, 2016. Events will take place throughout the week, including public lectures, an industry showcase, museum exhibits, beach clean ups, ocean yoga and more...

 

Dal MBA student wins $1000 for "Hire Me Halifax" Pitch

01-Mar-2016

The Halifax Partnership is pleased to announce that Dalhousie University MBA student, Sarah Deveau, has won the Game Changers 'Pitch It' competition and the grand prize of $1,000...

 

Halifax Partnership Launches Game Changers

17-Nov-2015

The Halifax Partnership and Halifax Mayor Mike Savage unveiled the Game Changers Action Plan, challenging thousands of Halifax business leaders to hire youth and become Game Changers...

 

Mayor Savage Becomes President of WECP

28-Oct-2015

Halifax Mayor Mike Savage was elected President of the World Energy Cities Partnership (WECP) today at the WECP’s 20th Annual General Meeting held in Rio de Janeiro...

 

Halifax Ranks in Top 10 for Business Friendliness

22-Oct-2015

Halifax has been named one of the most business friendly, mid-sized cities in the Americas by fDi Magazine...

 

Halifax Partnership Receives International Awards

19-Oct-2015

The Halifax Partnership has received two Excellence in Economic Development Awards from the International Economic Development Council (IEDC) for its efforts to attract and retain business in Halifax...

 

 

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