Business Voice

Latest Issue: July 2021

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Downtown core, upward trends

June 30, 2021

Stretching from Downtown Halifax to the North End and across the bridge to Downtown Dartmouth, the downtown core is supporting small business and economic recovery efforts. The area is transforming, expanding and improving Halifax on multiple levels.

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Making the move

June 30, 2021

Offering inclusive economic growth, Halifax provides businesses with opportunities to start up, grow and prosper. Despite the pandemic, three businesses chose to make the move to the city and join its thriving business community for very distinct reasons.

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Comforting Companions

June 30, 2021

Yvette Gagnon and her team of care providers meet people where they’re living, both physically and mentally. Focusing on the wellbeing of those living with illness and age, Comforting Companions provides companionship support for diverse needs.

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Making the move

June 30, 2021

Offering inclusive economic growth, Halifax provides businesses with opportunities to start up, grow and prosper. Despite the pandemic, three businesses chose to make the move to the city and join its thriving business community for very distinct reasons.

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Sherrie Kearney knew early on, before COVID-19 hit Nova Scotia, there would be a demand for masks. She saw the trend in countries with the virus already spreading.

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Simple solutions

April 3, 2020

How one cup of coffee could help retain graduate talent in Halifax

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The right thing to do

April 3, 2020

Prioritizing the environment key to responsible, sustainable business

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Creating a city with education and economic opportunities for all

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AGADA Biosciences creates influential, women-led environment

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Buying into online

December 2, 2019

Halifax area retailers go local to global with eBay’s Retail Revival program

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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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