Business Voice

Latest Issue: July 2020

Cover story

Arts & Culture: An economic account of creativity, education and belonging

August 6, 2020

The arts and culture sector is often overlooked for its economic contributions - not only is it a significant pillar of our economy, it’s also a strong foundation for our education system, our vibrant communities and our sense of identity.

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Spotlight

Business Voice sat down with three former stars of the Halifax Chamber staff to find out what they’re up to now, how they’re contributing to the growth and prosperity of our city and how their time at the Chamber contributed to where they are today.

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Member Profile

With the recent uptake of technology, CGI has been keeping busy. The company provides IT solutions and digital services to clients while relying on the talent of its employees to drive organizational excellence.

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Skilled workforce

Life sciences sector playing growing role in Nova Scotia economy

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Skilled workforce

Work-integrated learning benefits everyone involved, but it takes effort

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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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