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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Cover story

Closing their doors on March 15 paused business for Evolve Fitness, but that pause didn’t last long. They immediately went virtual and within 24 hours hosted their first Zoom workout from home.

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Positive business environment

Sherrie Kearney knew early on, before COVID-19 hit Nova Scotia, there would be a demand for masks. She saw the trend in countries with the virus already spreading.

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Member Profile

Alice House has been in the community for over 35 years and has served thousands of individuals and families. During the pandemic, there has been an increasing need and demand for Alice House’s services from women who experience violence in isolation.

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Working for you

Nancy Conrad reflects on the Chamber working together with its partners to overcome uncertainty and tackle issues related to COVID-19. She looks forward to the recovery phase and rebuilding the economy.

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Trends

Many organizations have great ideas on how to create a more inclusive, fair and sustainable economy. Laurie Cook explains how to be ready and prepared to think critically to accomplish just that.

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Trends

Although she didn't win at the 2020 Business Awards, Marie-Claire Chartrand doesn't feel like she lost either. She feels proud, grateful and humbled just thinking of all the support she received throughout her entrepreneurial journey.

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Trends

Smartphones give consumers the ability to make plans on the fly, right from the palm of their hands. Therefore, marketing a business to mobile consumers is extremely important.

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Trends

Some businesses avoid taking risks to the point where it's working against their business growth. Maria Caines explains why they should embrace tools that have the potential to drive growth and increase revenues.

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HFX New Normal

United Sign & Trim-Line gears up with turn-key solutions to get businesses back online. After making 10,000 face shields for healthcare workers in New Brunswick, the company offers an all-in-one safety package for new normal conditions.

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Trends

Thought leadership on understanding the COVID-19 economy

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Chair's Message

Margaret Chapman, COO & Partner, Narrative Research reflects on her year as Chair of the Board for the Halifax Chamber.

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Trends

Zero Based Budgeting (ZBB) is a method of organizing, analyzing, and making decisions on how business expenses will be made. It is the method and not the decision of what to spend on.

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Positive business environment

Simple solutions

April 3, 2020

How one cup of coffee could help retain graduate talent in Halifax

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Awards Spotlight

Best business, best fans

April 3, 2020

Fan-favourite soccer club Halifax Wanderers kicking into high gear

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Trends

Research your market

April 3, 2020

Discovering the differences between anecdotes and data

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Trends

A growth mindset

April 3, 2020

Cultivating positive thoughts to harvest optimism and improve business

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Member Profile

Building brands

April 3, 2020

Revolve helps clients communicate clearly with customers

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Positive business environment

The right thing to do

April 3, 2020

Prioritizing the environment key to responsible, sustainable business

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