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  • Halifax Wildfires Business Support

    Halifax Wildfires Business Support

    Working in collaboration with HRM, Discover Halifax, and Invest NS we have deployed a Disaster Response Team to reach out to and support the over 300 businesses directly impacted by the fires. Our SmartBusiness team is helping businesses impacted by the wildfires.

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    Halifax Index 2023 Presented by TD Bank Group

    Halifax Index 2023 Presented by TD Bank Group

    On June 1, we released our annual Halifax Index 2023, presented by TD. The Index tracks Halifax’s vital signs across seven major themes: people, labour, investment, real estate, communities, affordability, and living in Halifax.

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  • Halifax's Inclusive Economic Strategy

    Halifax's Inclusive Economic Strategy

    Together with Halifax Regional Municipality, we are proud to launch People. Planet. Prosperity. Halifax's Inclusive Economic Strategy for 2022-27. Learn more and download the strategy.

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    Atlantic Immigration Program (AIP)

    Atlantic Immigration Program (AIP)

    The permanent Atlantic Immigration Program (AIP) launched in January and is now accepting applications for new employer designations.

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  • 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.

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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.

“Without the Halifax Partnership, we’d be wandering around without direction. They have always sent us the right way—they’ve been like a GPS for our expansion."

Babu Sampath

COO, HuMetis Technologies

Upcoming Event

Demystifying Immigration for Employers, Hosted by Halifax Partnership and Stewart McKelvey, Part 1

Jun 20

Halifax Partnership and Stewart McKelvey invite you to join us for a two-part webinar series on June 20 and 27, from 3:00-4:30 pm focused on immigration topics for employers. Stewart McKelvey immigration lawyers will provide an overview of the Canadian immigration landscape including programs and policies.



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