Business Voice

Latest Issue: January 2019

Cover story

2019 Halifax Business Awards

January 3, 2019

The Halifax Chamber of Commerce is pleased to present this year’s Halifax Business Award finalists.

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Positive business environment

An agency committed to keeping things fresh and exciting, WeUsThem have come up with creative solutions for tourism, healthcare, hospitality, academia, food and beverages, fashion and cause-based organizations.

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Guest Post

Taking the initiative

January 3, 2019

The Graduate to Opportunity program helped more than 720 grads get jobs in their fields in Nova Scotia over the past three years alone.

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From the President

Kicking off 2019

January 1, 2019

Welcome to a brand-new year of growing, innovating, trying new things and celebrating change.

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From the President

Our seventh annual Agents of Change Business Voice issue. Given all the excitement throughout our city this fall, it’s a natural fit to profile some of Halifax’s risk-takers and change-makers.

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From the President

November Strategic Plan

November 1, 2018

Our new strategic plan is an evolution more than a revoution. It builds on the previous five years of work in reducing red tape and the tax burden, increasing immigration and growing Halifax.

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From the President

New season, new start

October 1, 2018

This year, our Fall Dinner is focused on a common topic through a new angle: innovation. This word is used so often that it can lose its actual meaning: the introduction of something new. It’s a critical time for new ideas in Nova Scotia.

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From the President

A new era

September 10, 2018

International trade is not just a “Canada” issue. It affects each province and territory. You may be surprised to know that our list of exports is long and varied. This means many Halifax-based businesses will see the effects of trade wars.

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From the President

A new era

July 1, 2018

Over my time at the Chamber, the sheer number of startups that I’ve come face-to-face with has surpassed my expectations. Each of them with their own mission and purpose and desire to grow their businesses.

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From the President

Opportunities abound

June 1, 2018

I t’s a wonderful time to be in Halifax. Maybe I’m just saying that because, as I write this, summer seems to finally have made an appearance. But I swear, it goes deeper than that.

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From the President

Historically, the May issue of Business Voice is when we proudly introduce our new Chair of the Board.

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From the President

The time is now

April 1, 2018

How far in the future do you have to look to see Halifax at its full potential? In my opinion, we’re nearly there.

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From the President

Joined forces

March 1, 2018

At the end of January, the eight largest Chambers of Commerce in Canada, 11 American Chambers of Commerce and eight Mexican Chambers met in Montreal to ask their respective governments of the three member-states to renew NAFTA...

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From the President

Where does a year go?

February 1, 2018

Change and momentum at the Chamber. With membership on the rise our network has steadily expanded. At the end of 2017 we were happy to welcome more than 300 new members to the Halifax Chamber of Commerce.

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From the President

Celebrating Success

January 1, 2018

Rejoicing in successes of all sizes. January is here and it’s time to start executing those plans you spent hours developing at the end of 2017.

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