Business Voice

Latest Issue: January 2021

Cover story

HALIFAX BUSINESS AWARDS 2021

January 14, 2021

Check out these brief profiles of the Halifax Business Awards 2021 finalists!

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Working Together

Let’s get digital

January 14, 2021

The Halifax Chamber of Commerce, SimplyCast and Nova Scotia Business Inc. are offering support services to help Nova Scotia get digital.

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Member Profile

Appili Therapeutics is developing an antiviral candidate that could one day be used as another COVID-19 treatment option alongside a vaccine.

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Trends

Property buyers have a high demand for convenient and time-saving viewings without having to be physically present. Virtual tours are the way to do so! Heather Murray from Canaview Real Imagine tells us about the new technology.

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Trends

Hydrogen technology offers energy production and efficiency that can reduce carbon emission and achieve net-zero targets by 2050. Jordan MacNeil from Heritage Gas Limited explains what it is, how it helps and why Nova Scotia is well positioned for it.

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Trends

Kate Sullivan Owner and CEO of Virtually Connected lets you know how beneficial it is to have a virtual assistant. She offers services for remote assistance that are flexible! Find out the top 5 reasons to hire VAs.

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Trends

Resilience in trying times

November 12, 2020

There's a lot of uncertainty when doing business these days. Ann-Marie Flinn, President of Champion Foundational Change Agency, shares with us three vital questions towards strategic and cultural transformation.

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Trends

Serving others well

November 12, 2020

Customers don't feel appreciated anymore, and they end up switching to a new brand. There's a new purpose to make them feel differently and not only because they're buying from your business.

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Trends

The Canadian economy is starting to look a lot like it did 80 years ago. Signs of market recession are becoming apparent as the pandemic continues. Businesses need to acquire more capital to survive and eventually thrive.

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Trends

A new equation

October 15, 2020

Director Lindsay Cross from CUA explains a new equation to be adopted by businesses: 1+1=3. Evidently, it’s not a typo! She walks readers through three questions and focuses on how products and services are being perceived, purchased and implemented.

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Trends

Leading through chaos

October 15, 2020

Planning is hard but it’s critical! Matt Symes, CEO of Simplicity Designs, breaks it down for us on how to plan properly for 2021 and why it’s so important.

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Trends

The future of work is here

September 7, 2020

Foundation Marketing hired young and innovative graduates to whom it credits its global success. The agency serves some of the fastest-growing start-ups and largest Fortune 500 brands in the world. The future of work is here, and youth is the answer!

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Garnering Support from Gen-Z

September 7, 2020

The diversity of Gen-Z, their technical inclination and unique set of skills make them challenging to understand and reach out to by organizations. Read how to motivate them and what are the best ways to communicate with them.

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Trends

What brand means to us

August 6, 2020

Revolve’s purpose is to help brands thrive. Their mission is to provide an extraordinary experience for clients, with ideas rooted in strategy and executed with creativity. They do this by listening, untangling and creating.

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Hosted by the QEII Foundation, Ride for Cancer powered by BMO Bank of Montreal has raised over $2.6 million since 2015 to advance local cancer care at the QEII Health Sciences Centre. This year, it's aiming for $1 million.

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How can CRM sales software help boost sales performance for retail, hospitality, service-based and tourism business sectors? Bay street to Main street advises business owners to adopt a more direct way to communicate with their customers.

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Zia Creative Network tells us all about how creativity and data need to go hand in hand. Agencies have to find a balance between both and a substantial weight must be given to instincts.

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The YMCA has always been and will continue to be here for you! Strengthening the foundations of community for over 165 years, the longstanding charity has been at the leading edge of community need. Its staff and volunteers have aided in...

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Kristen Binns, from The Lung Association of Nova Scotia, talks about how non-profits can maintain their mission in the wake of COVID-19 through simple steps.

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Margaret Schwartz informs us of the benefits of young graduates recruited during the pandemic. She's urging employers to consider hiring recent grads when looking for new and fresh talents.

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ShiftED Academy Inc. founder and principal, Tisha Parker Kemp, shares insights to help you navigate challenges of transitioning online.

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