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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    Sell online with ShopHERE

    Sell online with ShopHERE

    Start selling your products and services online – it’s quick, easy and free. Get a customized website, hands-on assistance, and training and tools to build and your online store.

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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

  • Pattison Outdoor Advertising's Logo
  • RBC Financial Group's Logo
  • Province of Nova Scotia's Logo
  • Halifax International Airport Authority's Logo
  • Emera Inc. & Nova Scotia Power's Logo
  • Dalhousie University's Logo
  • Canadian National Railway Company's Logo
  • Saint Mary's University's Logo

Upcoming Event

Business Recovery & Continuity: Business Resilience Basics

Mar 9

In the first session of our Business Recovery & Continuity Webinar Series you will learn the foundations of business continuity and resilience. Hear stories of businesses that have effectively used their plans to respond to disruptions. 



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