Business Voice

Latest Issue: October 2018

Cover story

Power in numbers

October 1, 2018

“From a local perspective, how the Halifax government and the business environment they’ve created for us and the support they’ve given to the company, has helped the company through some tough times, helped them survive and helped them persevere."

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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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Member Profile

If you love to cook, bake or just binge-watch cooking shows on the Food Network, you’re cordially invited to step inside a dazzling fantasyland of shiny tools and flashy equipment.

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Positive business environment

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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Hear from our 2018 New Businsess of the Year finalists Appili Therapeutics Inc., The Barrington Steakhouse & Oyster Bar, Halifax Distilling Co., J Farwell Sailing Co., and Sattva Boutique.

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Hear from the 2018 Small Business of the Year finalists AeroVision Canada Inc., BlueLight Analytics, Quantum Communications, Twirp Communications and WeUsThem.

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Hear from the 2018 Innovative Business of the Year finalists Afishionado Fishmongers, Bluelight Analytics, Nautel, Squiggle Park, and Third Wave Consulting.

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Hear from the 2018 Business of the Year finalists Archway Insurance, Home Instead Senior Care, Intertalk Critical Information Systems, Mezza Lebanese Kitchen, and Pavia Gallery - Espresso Bar & Café.

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