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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Working for you

Finding a silver lining

September 7, 2020

The past few months have not been short of conversations on the negative impact of COVID-19, our new normal and what the future holds for us. As extremely evident as that is, there are a few silver linings worth mentioning and reflecting on!

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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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Trends

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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Cover story

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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Spotlight

Black Business Initiative (BBI) has long been an advocate for the Black business community. The organization provides tools, special events, opportunities and advocacy on behalf of Black-owned businesses and so much more.

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From the President

Celebrate the wins

September 7, 2020

Patrick Sullivan takes a look at the wins from the last few months and encourages all to go out and vote!

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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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From the President

Well, Halifax – we have stayed the course and remained committed. Each of us has been contributing to the overall safety of our communities. We should be very proud of...

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Cover story

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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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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Trends

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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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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