Halifax Means Business

Your next opportunity lies here.

  • What's Next for Halifax

    What's Next for Halifax

    Together with HRM, we are leading the development of Halifax's next economic growth plan. Everyone has a role to play in making Halifax an inclusive, vibrant, and prosperous city.

    What's Next
    Halifax Index 2021

    Halifax Index 2021

    The Halifax Index is the city’s annual report on economic and community progress. This year's Index also shares insights into the economic impacts of COVID-19. Explore and see how Halifax measured up last year.

    Explore Insights
  • 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.

    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.

    Download the app

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

  • Emera Inc. & Nova Scotia Power's Logo
  • Dalhousie University's Logo
  • Stingray's Logo
  • OKR Financial's Logo
  • Province of Nova Scotia's Logo
  • Halifax Port Authority's Logo
  • RBC Financial Group's Logo
  • Halifax Regional Municipality's Logo


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