Business Voice

Latest Issue: August 2020

Cover story

Meet your 2020 mayoral candidates

September 7, 2020

Business Voice interviewed the mayoral candidates: Mike Savage and Matt Whitman*. We asked them questions on your behalf, so you can get to know them better and find out more about their plans for the HRM (if elected).

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Responsible Business

Accessibility goes digital

September 7, 2020

Now with the new normal, digital accessibility is becoming increasingly important and necessary! Over one billion people globally live with disabilities, and they require special features to access web content on different devices.

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Member Profile

The Atlantic-based construction company is in charge of some of the biggest projects across the country. From modifying delivery approaches to customizing its levels of service, Marco has clients raving and coming back for more!

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Trends

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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Trends

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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Trends

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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Working for you

We’d like to give a warm welcome to our new Board members for the 2020-2021 year at the Halifax Chamber: Ann Divine, Chris Cowper-Smith, David Rideout, Hon. Joanne Bernard, Karim George and Martha Casey. Read their bios.

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Responsible Business

The transition of working from home back to the office isn't going to be easy, but it's also not necessary. Remote work is not a new concept and is made possible through coworking spaces. You can be part of the pre-existing social movement and its future.

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Cover story

Online learning has its benefits, particularly nowadays with the prevalence of remote work and working from home. Yet, it's still in its early days. Alliance Française Halifax and MSVU share their perspectives and what the future holds.

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Member Profile

The 10-year winner of Halifax Consumer-Choice Award is adding more offerings to clients to ensure future competitiveness. Taylor Flooring's one-stop shopping aims for best customer experience.

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Trends

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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Trends

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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Trends

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

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Working for you

Our new Vice President of Policy hails down from civic and private sectors to advocate for Chamber members. Kent Roberts told us about his time before joining our team and what he's looking forward to in the future.

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From the President

Our president talks about the great initiatives taken to help and support small businesses during the reopening.

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Skilled workforce

Are you looking for a skilled force to help your business? Then you should hire a student through the Co-operative Education Incentive (CEI) program. Read more about the program's benefits, wage-subsidy offers and general process.

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Member Profile

Atlantic Region Manager, Joanna Green, is running into one typical COVID-19 challenge.

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Trends

Proactively planning for business and economic stabilization

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Working for you

2020 task force update

June 11, 2020

The Halifax Chamber is always here to provide awareness and input for the business community.

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Working for you

The annual general meeting options given the direction of the Minister under a Declared State of Emergency .

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Working for you

Tianchu Tang dips into many marketing avenues to learn the most while Supriya hones in her skills to ensure a successful business internship.

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