Halifax Means Business

Your next opportunity lies here.

  • 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 Index 2020

    Halifax Index 2020

    The Halifax Index tells our city’s story — the strength of our economy, the health of our community, and the sustainability of our environment — and provides insights to strengthen and grow.

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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

  • Province of Nova Scotia's Logo
  • Halifax Regional Municipality's Logo
  • Saint Mary's University's Logo
  • The Saltwire Network's Logo
  • Stingray's Logo
  • RBC Financial Group's Logo
  • Halifax Port Authority's Logo
  • Dalhousie University's Logo

Upcoming Event

Annual General Meeting Reimagine Halifax

Sep 23

Join us for our Annual General Meeting as we discuss how we can reimagine Halifax to make it an excellent place to work, live and play.



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