Business Voice

Latest Issue: October 2021

Cover story

We're still standing... and serving, and selling!

October 3, 2021

Here in HRM, there have been some success stories - stories of resilience, perseverance, trust, community, and kindness. Here’s how three local businesses made their way through the pandemic.

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Positive business environment

Showing up for yourself

October 3, 2021

Entrepreneurs should hustle for their health, not just their business, to up their wellness and prevent burnout

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Member Profile

The growing industry is ripe with opportunity. Our globalized approach to trade, commerce, and finance has turned forex markets into the largest and most liquid asset markets in the world.

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Profile

Comforting Companions

June 30, 2021

Yvette Gagnon and her team of care providers meet people where they’re living, both physically and mentally. Focusing on the wellbeing of those living with illness and age, Comforting Companions provides companionship support for diverse needs.

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Positive business environment

Making the move

June 30, 2021

Offering inclusive economic growth, Halifax provides businesses with opportunities to start up, grow and prosper. Despite the pandemic, three businesses chose to make the move to the city and join its thriving business community for very distinct reasons.

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Trends

With the shift to online work, organizations need to choose between in-office, fully remote and the hybrid model. So will employees. Matt Symes outlines three reasons the pandemic modified the work climate and the opportunities they represent.

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Trends

To find their purpose, retirees will need to be financially prepared. Many dream of retiring while still contributing to the community, growing intellectually and gaining new experiences. They need a financial strategy to achieve that.

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Working for you

Portions of what was once normal may no longer be desirable. Policy Intern acknowledges related opportunities and advocates for initiatives to make Halifax a better city for businesses to thrive and for everyone to call home.

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Working for you

Making their business adaptive and cutting edge, Fathom Studio hired university graduates with fresh perspectives and skills. Likeminded employers are seeing the benefits recent graduates bring to organizations as they adapt to working in a pandemic.

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From the President

Celebrating the small wins: The gradual reopening of the province, Nova Scotians enjoying summer, restaurant patios serving patrons, outdoor gathering limits increasing and much more!

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Cover story

Significant projects, such as the recent acquisition of Clearwater, are generating economic benefits for First Nation communities in Atlantic Canada and returning them to their traditions in a modern way.

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Responsible Business

Accessibility means thinking outside and beyond the wheelchair sign. Only then can we make meaningful changes in becoming truly inclusive. Learn how from experts with diverse accessibility backgrounds interviewed to shed light on different perspectives.

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Profile

Ranked as one of the top undergraduate universities in Nova Scotia, Acadia University is encouraging student-led community building programs. It is a highly respected school where inspired learning is always happening!

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Profile

Working to reduce barriers, connect and support youth, CNIB strives to change what it is to be blind. It offers a wide range of innovative programming through its strategic planning of three fundraising objectives.

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Trends

Recognized as National Indigenous History Month, June is a time to celebrate the cultures and contributions of Indigenous peoples in Canada. Learn about and engage Indigenous communities to build cultural confidence.

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Trends

Put employees first

June 3, 2021

Maintaining a culture of caring on both sides of the screen has been challenging with COVID-19. With the environment shifting from office to home, Medavie is committed to fostering an innovative, collaborative and connected workplace culture.

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Working for you

The Halifax Chamber of Commerce is committed to promoting diversity, equity, accessibility and inclusion in the business community. We have created a DEA&I plan and outlined five goals that the Chamber is working to achieve.

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Special Feature

We are part of a local partnership announced today to discover how the local business community understands the needs of an increasingly diverse workforce and how it is adapting management styles as a result.

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From the President

Together again

May 4, 2021

Finding strength and comfort with our fellow Nova Scotians.

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Trends

This new way of working, from home, for many small and medium sized business employees may continue into the foreseeable future. This article weighs out the pros and cons of our home also becoming our office.

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Trends

The intensification of workloads and increasing emotional difficulty can lead employees to feel ineffective in their position. This in turn can lead to burnout. Organizations can utilize protective factors to help prevent it.

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