Business Voice

Latest Issue: October 2019

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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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Cheers to 30 years

October 1, 2019

Digital Nova Scotia continues to grow and thrive three decades later.

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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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How purpose-led businesses are turning competitive challenges to their advantage

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Efficiency Nova Scotia programs give local entrepreneurs a leg up

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The city’s five-year economic plan launched in 2016 aims to grow the population from 416,000 to 470,000 by 2021, and to 550,000 by 2031. The target for GDP growth is from $18 billion to $30 billion over those same 15 years.

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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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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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The Halifax Chamber's task force aligns with the new strategic plan. We recognize the critical importance of the private sector business community to the success of our local, as well as provincial economy.

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Hacking the business model

October 1, 2018

A lot has changed since Volta first opened its doors in 2013 on Spring Garden Road. An attractive new setting occupying three floors at the Maritime Centre provides 60,000 square feet of space, making it the largest innovation hub outside of Toronto.

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In a constant state of change

September 6, 2018

Halifax International Airport Authority bolsters provincial economy with ongoing evolution

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Jeehan Javed was born in Pakistan and raised in Dubai, but she knows all about the perception that it’s difficult for recent university graduates to start their careers in Atlantic Canada.

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Making History

May 1, 2018

Cynthia Dorrington has a goal: to build a more diverse and inclusive business community — and a Chamber that reflects that community. She believes we must speak our goals out loud to create accountability to ourselves and others.

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Opening Doors

April 1, 2018

Nova Scotia’s Accessibility Act was announced with much fanfare in April 2017, but it’s only now getting its teeth.

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Make time to save

March 1, 2018

Steaming stamps off envelopes? Paying your 14-year-old cousin to design your website? Turning down the thermostat while your employees pile on cardigans?

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The Balancing Act

March 1, 2018

When Charles Dickens visited Halifax in 1842 and got the grand tour from his friend Joseph Howe, he famously described the young city as, “Like looking at Westminster [Parliament] through the wrong end of the telescope.”

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Going Green

February 1, 2018

Halifax business owner Christopher Enns has been repeatedly arrested, had his business and home raided, and then saw many of the charges dropped as Canada’s marijuana laws change.

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Hear from the 2018 Export Business of the Year finalists B4Checkin, BlueLight Analytics, InterTalk Critical Information Systems, Verb Interactive and World Link Food Distributors Inc.

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Hear from the 2018 Business Leader of the Year finalists Ross Argante, Martina Kelades, Joe Metlege, Tony Nahas, and Dave O'Connor.

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