Halifax is Booming with Opportunities

Explore jobs and career development in a place where innovation is driving growth like never before.

6 Reasons To Live and Work in Halifax

With a growing and increasingly diverse economy, booming local tech community, and universities and colleges driving research and development, there are endless career opportunities in Halifax. It takes a special place — bringing people, businesses, and infrastructure together – to foster innovation and opportunity. And we have it all right here.

Halifax is a major economic centre with a diverse economy.

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Halifax has a booming technology community and is in the Top 5 North American tech markets primed for growth.

High concentration of universities and colleges offering a variety of bachelor, graduate and executive level education.

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10,000+ companies, large and small call Halifax home.

Halifax is a more affordable place to live, compared to other major cities in Canada and the US.

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A great place for families and young professionals.

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Looking for jobs in Halifax? Check out Halifax's top companies in our key growth sectors.

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Explore the Key Sectors in Halifax

Halifax has one of the most diverse economies in Canada with a number of strong sectors. Explore these sectors and find opportunities to locate and grow your business.

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In 2023, Halifax led all benchmark cities in the rate of job growth at 4.4%. More than 11,000 jobs were added over 2022.

Halifax Innovation District

Halifax is recognized as a growing Canadian technology and innovation hub. Located in the heart of the city, Halifax's Innovation District is a striking combination of drive and discovery, technology and talent, curiosity, and culture — all working together to fuel growth. From commercialization opportunities, partnerships with post-secondary institutions, research funding, incubators, accelerators, and resources, there are endless ways that this city fosters innovation. And you can be a part of it.

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