Business Voice

Latest Issue: June 2019

Cover story

Building capacity

June 4, 2019

Ulnooweg's business development extends beyond the business community - their community impact starts with youngsters.

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Positive business environment

Efficiency Nova Scotia programs give local entrepreneurs a leg up

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Member Profile

How one restaurant owner is using his culture and love of food to keep Halifax well fed

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Working for you

Advocacy critical for making HRM a better place for business. With the holidays now behind us and the business community returned to its normal activity, it’s probably a good time to take stock of the past year.

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Trends

Apparent in foresight

February 1, 2018

Halifax is the next Singapore. Two years ago, as I was walking out of a boardroom having successfully concluded a presentation and my CEO commented, “Good job Jena, so what’s next?”

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Trends

Positive outlook for 2018

February 1, 2018

Building on the momentum of 2017. Last year was another great one for Halifax, with the top headline being our record population growth.

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Working for you

Growth and success

February 1, 2018

As we embark on a new year in Halifax, we see before us rich opportunities to grow abroad, more innovative and more inclusive economy. Together, we are taking up the challenge of finding Halifax’s niche in a rapidly-evolving knowledge economy.

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Working for you

Appreciating our members

February 1, 2018

At the Halifax Chamber of Commerce there are a huge number of activities — from advocacy to events to benefits and services — but members are at the heart of everything the Chamber does.

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Working for you

How to turn perceived disadvantage into real advantage. We have an aging population in our region. That is pretty obvious. In fact, the percentage of seniors in our population is expected to grow from 19.9 percent in 2016 to 28.8 percent in 2030.

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From the President

Where does a year go?

February 1, 2018

Change and momentum at the Chamber. With membership on the rise our network has steadily expanded. At the end of 2017 we were happy to welcome more than 300 new members to the Halifax Chamber of Commerce.

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Going Green

February 1, 2018

Halifax business owner Christopher Enns has been repeatedly arrested, had his business and home raided, and then saw many of the charges dropped as Canada’s marijuana laws change.

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Trends

Optimistic Future

February 1, 2018

Creating opportunities for young people, businesses and success. The New Year has started with a tremendous accomplishment — the Halifax Convention Centre has opened its doors.

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Trends

Emboldened by growth

February 1, 2018

Women accelerating business growth. This year, I’m celebrating 15 years at the Centre for Women in Business.

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Positive business environment

Hear from the 2018 Export Business of the Year finalists B4Checkin, BlueLight Analytics, InterTalk Critical Information Systems, Verb Interactive and World Link Food Distributors Inc.

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Hear from the 2018 Business Leader of the Year finalists Ross Argante, Martina Kelades, Joe Metlege, Tony Nahas, and Dave O'Connor.

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Hear from the 2018 Small Business of the Year finalists AeroVision Canada Inc., BlueLight Analytics, Quantum Communications, Twirp Communications and WeUsThem.

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Guest Post

Wanda Publicover, Manager of the South Shore Veterinary Clinic has seen first-hand the enthusiasm and impact that young talent brings to a business.

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Positive business environment

Hear from the 2018 Innovative Business of the Year finalists Afishionado Fishmongers, Bluelight Analytics, Nautel, Squiggle Park, and Third Wave Consulting.

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Positive business environment

Hear from the 2018 Business of the Year finalists Archway Insurance, Home Instead Senior Care, Intertalk Critical Information Systems, Mezza Lebanese Kitchen, and Pavia Gallery - Espresso Bar & Café.

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From the President

Celebrating Success

January 1, 2018

Rejoicing in successes of all sizes. January is here and it’s time to start executing those plans you spent hours developing at the end of 2017.

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Member Profile

IKEA Halifax

January 1, 2018

IKEA Halifax brings careers, sustainability and better living to Nova Scotia

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