Business Voice

Latest Issue: September 2019

Cover story

Small businesses, BIG benefits

September 12, 2019

Small Business Week runs Oct. 20-26 this year and businesses across the province will be taking part in special events.

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Skilled workforce

Graduate to Opportunity (GTO) is a provincial funding program that provides a two-year salary subsidy to small businesses, start-ups, social enterprises and non-profits who hire a recent grad within 12 months of their graduation.

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Member Profile

The show will go on

September 12, 2019

“We’ve done impact studies that show for every dollar spent at Neptune, another is spent downtown.” A vibrant arts and culture scene also plays a key role in economic development.

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Working for you

Vote your concerns!

September 12, 2019

Whatever your political beliefs (or lack thereof) may be, we at the Halifax Chamber of Commerce encourage you to vote!

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Working for you

Why exporting matters

September 12, 2019

Exporting from Nova Scotia isn’t reserved for lobsters and tires. Nova Scotians are exporting consumer goods, marketing services, forestry materials and much more.

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Trends

#SupportLocal

September 12, 2019

“Nova Scotians in general have a spirit to want to support local,” says Davison. But there’s still work to be done. “Show up to your friends’ and neighbours’ businesses and say, ‘I’m here to support you".

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Positive business environment

Halifax saw many positive trends continue in 2018, with three strong years of population growth driven by international immigration and youth retention, both well above the historic average.

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Member Profile

The show will go on

September 12, 2019

“We’ve done impact studies that show for every dollar spent at Neptune, another is spent downtown.” A vibrant arts and culture scene also plays a key role in economic development.

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Skilled workforce

Graduate to Opportunity (GTO) is a provincial funding program that provides a two-year salary subsidy to small businesses, start-ups, social enterprises and non-profits who hire a recent grad within 12 months of their graduation.

Read Article
Cover story

Small businesses, BIG benefits

September 12, 2019

Small Business Week runs Oct. 20-26 this year and businesses across the province will be taking part in special events.

Read Article
From the President

We are partnering with Export Development Canada and Nova Scotia Business Inc. (NSBI) and beginning a Trade Accelerator Program (TAP) that will assist Nova Scotia companies in increasing their exports and ultimately their sales.

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Skilled workforce

The ‘Trades Exhibition Hall’ (TEH)TEH is a one-of-a-kind interactive career-awareness facility displaying over 40 occupations in the Industrial, Commercial and Institutional (ICI) construction sector in 14 booths.

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Skilled workforce

Small business owner recently completed two free Workplace Education courses, Sage 50 Accounting & Social Media Marketing. Both courses were offered close to home by a sponsoring business organization, Northern Opportunities For Business Limited (NOBL).

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Special Feature

How two of Halifax's leaders showed 'true compassion,' lifted-up their communities

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Awards Spotlight

Innovation in its DNA

August 29, 2019

InterTalk is revolutionizing critical information systems with trail-blazing service

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Working for you

Vote your concerns!

August 29, 2019

Get the right information, make the right choices

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Working for you

Why exporting matters

August 29, 2019

How Canada's Trade Accelerator Program is your key to growing in 2020

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Trends

#SupportLocal

August 29, 2019

Creating a unique and sustainable Halifax

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Trends

Increasing population and a rising GDP presents opportunities for businesses and residents alike

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Member Profile

The show will go on

August 29, 2019

Neptune Theatre the cultural heart of the city

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Skilled workforce

Graduate to Opportunity program opens doors for young people

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