Business Voice

Latest Issue: December 2019

Cover story

Agents of Change 8.0

December 2, 2019

Success not just about financials, but causes close to home for these HRM innovators

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Positive business environment

Buying into online

December 2, 2019

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

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Member Profile

Ships ahoy!

December 2, 2019

I. H. Mathers still thriving after 147 years

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Skilled workforce

The right size

October 1, 2019

Graduate to Opportunity opens doors for recent graduates.

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Guest Post

Real estate leaders attend training session in Halifax learning how to serve international clientele.

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Member Profile

Keeping people connected

October 1, 2019

Rogers Communications has deep roots in Halifax and across Atlantic Canada

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Trends

"If we refuse to engage with the political process by voting, then we’ve just given our voice away. Your opinion matters and your opinion counts.”

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Positive business environment

Cheers to 30 years

October 1, 2019

Digital Nova Scotia continues to grow and thrive three decades later.

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Trends

Is having a well-developed business plan really what your startup needs to succeed?

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Member Profile

Business leader of the year

October 1, 2019

Halifax International Airport Authority CEO says Halifax Stanfield is going places.

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Guest Post

Good business practices through better understanding.

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From the President

Turning a new leaf

October 1, 2019

Fostering innovation in the workplace leads to new ideas and revenue.

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Cover story

What exactly is a disruptor? In business, it’s a person, event or innovation that changes the way we think about or do something — for the better.

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Skilled workforce

A small start-up in Downtown Halifax is using its new data-sensor technology to read the quality of blood samples when they’re being moved from one place to the next. And now, a new grad is helping the company expand its business across two continents.

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Working for you

Vote your concerns!

September 12, 2019

Whatever your political beliefs (or lack thereof) may be, we at the Halifax Chamber of Commerce encourage you to vote!

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Working for you

Why exporting matters

September 12, 2019

Exporting from Nova Scotia isn’t reserved for lobsters and tires. Nova Scotians are exporting consumer goods, marketing services, forestry materials and much more.

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Trends

#SupportLocal

September 12, 2019

“Nova Scotians in general have a spirit to want to support local,” says Davison. But there’s still work to be done. “Show up to your friends’ and neighbours’ businesses and say, ‘I’m here to support you".

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Positive business environment

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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Member Profile

The show will go on

September 12, 2019

“We’ve done impact studies that show for every dollar spent at Neptune, another is spent downtown.” A vibrant arts and culture scene also plays a key role in economic development.

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Skilled workforce

Graduate to Opportunity (GTO) is a provincial funding program that provides a two-year salary subsidy to small businesses, start-ups, social enterprises and non-profits who hire a recent grad within 12 months of their graduation.

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Cover story

Small businesses, BIG benefits

September 12, 2019

Small Business Week runs Oct. 20-26 this year and businesses across the province will be taking part in special events.

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