Task Forces

Our 2013-2018 Strategic Plan implemented two task forces to promote and champion our goals for the Halifax business community.

Grow and Nurture the Skilled Workforce Task Force

This task force aims to attract and retain talent in our region. They focus on:

  • Matching post-secondary student development to employer needs
  • Enhancing P-12 skill development
  • Promoting immigration

Chair, Grow and Nurture the Skilled Workforce Task Force:
Don Bureaux
President, NSCC

Create a Positive Business Environment Task Force

This task force works towards a frictionless business environment in Nova Scotia. They focus on:

  • Promoting entrepreneurship
  • Reducing the tax burden
  • Championing common sense regulations
  • Capitalizing on major projects
  • Building a vibrant downtown core

Chair, Create a Positive Business Environment Task Force:
Paul Bent
Self-Employed Consultant

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Have questions about the task forces? Contact our Policy Analyst Kathleen MacEachern for more information.

Kathleen MacEachern

Kathleen MacEachern

Policy Analyst

(902) 481-1351

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