Halifax Means Business

Your next opportunity lies here.

  • Build Resilience for Your Business

    Build Resilience for Your Business

    A solid, tested business continuity plan can help you prepare for unexpected business disruptions. Explore our new Business Continuity Toolkit and create your own continuity plan.

    Explore the Toolkit
    A New Way to Network

    A New Way to Network

    The Connector Plus app helps soon-to-be and recent graduates grow their professional network by connecting them with experienced professionals in their local area.

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  • Economic Response & Recovery

    Economic Response & Recovery

    Coming into the COVID-19 crisis, our city was experiencing record growth. We’re working to restart and restore Halifax’s economy, so that we come out stronger, together.

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Halifax is open for business and offers key advantages for business growth and success.



More than 70% of the workforce holds a post-secondary degree or certificate—among the highest rates in Canada.

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Located steps from the ocean and ideally situated to move goods, travel internationally, or deliver services across time zones.

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A mid-sized city with the opportunities and talent of a big city at more competitive costs.

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A skilled workforce, innovation ecosystem, and first-rate R&D tax credits to help build your business.

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Get back to business safely and quickly

Our team is here to help you manage through COVID-19 impacts and adapt to a new normal. Get support navigating and accessing the government programs and private sector resources you need most.

Our Investors

  • OKR Financial's Logo
  • Dalhousie University's Logo
  • Emera Inc. & Nova Scotia Power's Logo
  • Province of Nova Scotia's Logo
  • Canadian National Railway Company's Logo
  • Stingray's Logo
  • RBC Financial Group's Logo
  • Saint Mary's University's Logo

Upcoming Event

Halifax Index 2021

Jun 24

Join us to discuss insights into the economic impacts of COVID-19 and the pace of Halifax’s recovery.



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