Business Voice

Latest Issue: November 2020

Cover story

Fighting the good fight

November 12, 2020

Interprovincial trade barriers are a major roadblock to the economic prosperity of Canada, especially during the pandemic. The Canadian Global Cities Council is confronting those barriers head-on!

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Immigration

Immigration has been and continues to be an integral part of our province. It's changing the fabric of our society by increasing diversity and innovation. Now, it's supporting frontline workers and the economic recovery.

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Member Profile

Keeping business in the family

November 12, 2020

McBurney Pools & Spas treats employees and customers like family. The family-run business celebrated its 40-year anniversary this year!

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Skilled workforce

A small media production company based in Halifax, is shifting gears during the COVID 19 crisis to support clients better.

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From the President

Grateful for our community

November 12, 2020

For most of us, November isn’t the same November we experienced last year. The Halifax Chamber would normally be gearing up for...

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Cover story

Fighting the good fight

November 12, 2020

Interprovincial trade barriers are a major roadblock to the economic prosperity of Canada, especially during the pandemic. The Canadian Global Cities Council is confronting those barriers head-on!

Read Article
Immigration

Immigration has been and continues to be an integral part of our province. It's changing the fabric of our society by increasing diversity and innovation. Now, it's supporting frontline workers and the economic recovery.

Read Article
Member Profile

Keeping business in the family

November 12, 2020

McBurney Pools & Spas treats employees and customers like family. The family-run business celebrated its 40-year anniversary this year!

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Trends

Resilience in trying times

November 12, 2020

There's a lot of uncertainty when doing business these days. Ann-Marie Flinn, President of Champion Foundational Change Agency, shares with us three vital questions towards strategic and cultural transformation.

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Trends

Serving others well

November 12, 2020

Customers don't feel appreciated anymore, and they end up switching to a new brand. There's a new purpose to make them feel differently and not only because they're buying from your business.

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Trends

The Canadian economy is starting to look a lot like it did 80 years ago. Signs of market recession are becoming apparent as the pandemic continues. Businesses need to acquire more capital to survive and eventually thrive.

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Working for you

Leading the way

November 12, 2020

A committee is leading the development and implementation of the Road to Economic Prosperity Plan, an ANS community led and owned initiative for economic growth in partnership with Halifax Partnership and HRM.

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Working for you

It's been a pleasure!

November 12, 2020

Barbi Holland looks back at her Chamber tenure with fondness. She's forever grateful for the amazing experience and tries to capture it in this farewell piece. Barbi will be embarking on her next journey in PEI come December!

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Trends

A new equation

October 15, 2020

Director Lindsay Cross from CUA explains a new equation to be adopted by businesses: 1+1=3. Evidently, it’s not a typo! She walks readers through three questions and focuses on how products and services are being perceived, purchased and implemented.

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Trends

Leading through chaos

October 15, 2020

Planning is hard but it’s critical! Matt Symes, CEO of Simplicity Designs, breaks it down for us on how to plan properly for 2021 and why it’s so important.

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Working for you

Grievances mediation is not an easy feat! But if handled the right way, they can be beneficial. Jarrod Baboushkin from CMS explains all that is grievances mediation.

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Cover story

Serving up success

October 15, 2020

Even in the midst of COVID-19, these Halifax entrepreneurs have forged ahead with innovative ideas and adapted to make their businesses come out on top.

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Working Together

Meeting again

October 15, 2020

Slowly but surely, people are beginning to meet again. And the events industry is making safety and collaboration top priorities to welcome people back!

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Member Profile

Focusing on the future

October 15, 2020

It’s no secret, the event industry got hit hard this year. Events East Group took that time to adapt and plan ahead!

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From the President

Making magic happen

October 15, 2020

I know what you’re thinking: Here comes another COVID-19-focused issue. From front to back, I will read story after story of perseverance, success and the dreaded unprecedented times. Well, I’m...

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From the President

Let us reduce restrictions that are stifling the revenue-generating ability of our businesses, particularly small businesses that have been most affected by having some of the most stringent health protocols in the Atlantic Bubble.

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