Task Forces

Our 2019-2023 Strategic Plan implemented two task forces to promote and champion our goals for the Halifax business community.

Accessing a Skilled Workforce

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

  • Immigration to achieve Ivany population targets
  • Ensure youth retention through work integrated learning to ensure successful job placement
  • Entrepreneurship training and development

Chair, Accessing a Skilled Workforce:
Don Bureaux
President, NSCC

The Accessing a Skilled Workforce Task Force is currently at capacity. If you are interested in this task force we will keep your name on our list for 2020. Thanks!

Fostering Private Sector Growth

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

  • Optimize the size of government through:
  • Reduced tax burden, Efficient spending, increased revenue
  • Create a frictionless business environment through reduced regulatory burden
  • Support the growth of Nova Scotia’s export sector, both goods and services
  • Promote and support the growth of Halifax as a major Canadian city

Chair, Fostering Private Sector Growth:
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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