Business Voice

Latest Issue: June 2020

Cover story

Leaping into online learning with haste

July 9, 2020

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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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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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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Skilled workforce

Nova Scotia Works Centres are located across the province of Nova Scotia. They provide employment services and supports to job seekers and to local businesses - matching people to jobs and jobs to people.

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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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