Business Voice

Latest Issue: January 2019

Cover story

2019 Halifax Business Awards

January 3, 2019

The Halifax Chamber of Commerce is pleased to present this year’s Halifax Business Award finalists.

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Positive business environment

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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Guest Post

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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Skilled workforce

Halifax’s not-for-profit sector plays a key role in workforce development

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Skilled workforce

Our focus is to increase the number of skilled workers available to employers within our region. We want our youth and immigrants to have the skills and education that our employers are looking for, so supply can match demand.

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Skilled workforce

Purposeful destruction

July 1, 2018

In June, Creative Destruction Lab (CDL) – Atlantic graduated its first cohort of nearly a dozen new companies looking to clear ground to grow their own businesses on through a nine month course using objective-based mentoring.

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Skilled workforce

Startup city

July 1, 2018

Nova Scotia Community College has come a long way in the last couple of decades. NSCC has grown to a complement of more than 120 programs, covering everything from skilled trades to the very latest in science and technology.

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Skilled workforce

After spending years and millions of dollars building a new Halifax Convention Centre to attract people to the city, the success of the enterprise will depend on convincing delegates to leave the building.

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Skilled workforce

Last year, a popular Chrome extension automatically replaced “millennials” in headlines with “snake people.”

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Skilled workforce

Canada’s ocean economy presents both immense opportunity and considerable challenges.

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