Business Voice

Latest Issue: November 2018

Cover story

A solid strategic plan

November 1, 2018

The Halifax Chamber is set to focus on seven key goals over the next five years. We listened to our members and with our Board of Directors, we pulled together a plan that reflects our members' wants and concerns.

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Positive business environment

Halifax Wonder Women

November 1, 2018

The Halifax Chamber’s second annual Wonder Women Conference will take place December 7 at the Delta Halifax. Business Voice spoke to five women leaders to get their advice on finding your own recipe for leadership.

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Member Profile

Healing through technology

November 1, 2018

"As an occupational therapist, the goal of our practice is to help people be as independent as they possibly can, regardless of their injury or disorder.”

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Guest Post

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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Guest Post

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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Guest Post

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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Guest Post

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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Guest Post

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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Guest Post

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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Guest Post

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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Guest Post

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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Guest Post

Graduate to Opportunity Program helped BlueLight Analytics hire recent graduate Jeehan Javed. Since then, she has been creating more opportunities for herself, and her employer, than she ever imagined.

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Acadian Seaplants continues to grow is through developing its workforce, and accessing Government of Nova Scotia funding programs and solutions to help build strength at home to compete globally.

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Graduate to Opportunity made it easy for Green Power Labs to hire recent graduate of Dalhousie University’s Mechanical Engineering Program, Maigoro Yunana.

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WIPSI, Nova Scotia’s workplace professional development program, made it possible for Chris and Anna Hutchinson, of Hutchinson Acres, to access the training that they and their staff needed to improve their production processes.

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Have you heard of SkillsonlineNS? In Nova Scotia, we offer a program for employers to help nurture the best trained and most productive workforces possible.

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Through the Graduate to Opportunity (GTO) program, Sherri Robbins, Executive Director of Scotiabank Blue Nose Marathon, was able to introduce a new position to the organization while getting help to cover some of the salary costs.

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Wanda Publicover, Manager of the South Shore Veterinary Clinic has seen first-hand the enthusiasm and impact that young talent brings to a business.

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