Business Voice

Latest Issue: October 2019

Cover story

The Disruptors: Changing the way things are done in Atlantic Canada

October 1, 2019

What exactly is a disruptor? In business, it’s a person, event or innovation that changes the way we think about or do something — for the better.

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Skilled workforce

The right size

October 1, 2019

Graduate to Opportunity opens doors for recent graduates.

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Member Profile

Keeping people connected

October 1, 2019

Rogers Communications has deep roots in Halifax and across Atlantic Canada

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Good business practices through better understanding.

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Real estate leaders attend training session in Halifax learning how to serve international clientele.

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Your brand’s presence on the search engine results page (SERP) can often be the first impression a user will have of your brand.

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Hana hired Laurie Starr with her freshly-minted master’s degree from Dalhousie’s Marine Management program. Two years later, she’s been promoted to Manager of Operations.

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GTO provides a salary incentive to small businesses, start-ups, social enterprises, and non-profits who commit to hiring a recent post-secondary graduate. Employers receive 25% of a grad’s first year salary and 12.5% of the grad’s second year salary.

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Tedx talks are about “Ideas Worth Spreading” and Halifax has some big ideas for you. The 12 presenters at the April 9 event are in some way leaders in our community, so their talks are relatable and relevant to you, the local audience.

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Innovation and inclusion are the driving forces for the city’s global expansion

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CGS helps start, grow and connect social enterprises that are making serious social and environmental impacts within communities. With the help of the Graduate to Opportunity (GTO) program they were able to hire both girls.

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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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The Retail Transformation is here. Read through REWHYS Business Solutions' take on e-commerce and how the retail industry is staying relevant in the tech-based business world.

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Our friends at the Atlantic Provinces Economic Council (APEC) unveiled their latest annual economic outlook recently. Halifax Partnership's Chief Economist tells us what it means for Nova Scotia and Canada.

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Women empowering women

November 27, 2018

The YMCA debuts series of women's workshops for newcomers to Canada. Read more about the YMCA Centre for Immigrant Programs below.

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Digital Privacy Act: 5 FAQs

September 11, 2018

Here are the answers to five frequently-asked questions about the Digital Privacy Act and its new data breach response requirements for organizations in Canada subject to the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (PIPEDA)

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Here’s what Atlantic Canadian employers can expect as a result of extended employment insurance parental benefits and parental leaves, and tips to help them prepare.

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As you get closer to opening your own small business, there is one important question you need to answer: should you lease or buy your commercial space?

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Graduate to Opportunity helped recent Saint Mary's graduate Casey Bellemore step into a Communications role with CarShare Atlantic, and start making a difference in a field where women can be hard to find.

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Department of Labour and Advanced Education’s Workplace Initiatives team joined forces with the Nova Scotia Apprenticeship Agency (NSAA) for inaugural Atlantic Trades Business Seal Program (ATBS) in Atlantic Canada.

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With courses in hundreds of topics available free of charge, SkillsonlineNS gives every Nova Scotian an opportunity to benefit from continuous learning. Currently there are over 26,000 learners registered on the platform.

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