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

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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