SmartCityNEWS Fall 2010

Greater Halifax

November 2010

The Convention Centre is an Economic Spark for our City, Province and Region

The Partnership actively supports the new Convention Centre. This project will have a significant positive impact on our city and region - through job creation, increased tax revenues, spin-off impacts and new inward investment. 

Read Fred Morley's Blog Post

Check out Fred's presentation to Halifax Regional Municipality Council

Economic Strategy Review & Renewal

The Partnership is leading the review and renewal of HRM's economic strategy for 2011-16. Now in the action planning phase, the strategy is beginning to take shape. Check out the latest information and take a short survey to Have Your Say on economic growth in Halifax.

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Business Intelligence
Halifax: Hub City for the Maritime Provinces
SmartBusiness Annual Report

Our Investors
The Partnership welcomed eleven new investors who see value in working together to accelerate Greater Halifax's economy.

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Progress Magazine Top 100
Congratulations to 11 of our investors who have been recognized in Progress Magazine's Top 101 Companies of Atlantic Canada.
Find our what's new with our investors

Celebrating Success

The Partnership was recently recognized nationally and internationally by Site Selection Magazine, the Economic Developers Association of Canada, and the International Economic Development Council. Thanks to all of our investors for making this a tremendously successful year.

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Giving Back
Find out how you can help local schools increase their access to technology through the Computers for Schools (CFS) Program.

We Know our Stuff
Keep up with local economic trends and find out about research and strategies to attract, keep and grow business in Greater Halifax.
Upcoming Events
December 9: Nova Scotia Industry Network Holiday Networking Event

For more, check out the events calendar.

New & Notable in Greater Halifax
Halifax Regional Council has put their support behind the $159-million convention centre proposed for downtown.

The Port of Halifax reached a cruise milestone in October with over a quarter million passengers visiting the port this season.

Halifax Stanfield International Airport has been named Corporate Partner of the Year at the 2010 National Awards for Tourism Excellence.

In its October issue, Halifax Magazine featured the Halifax Connector Program as one of four effective networking programs for newcomers, recent graduates, young professionals and industry outsiders.

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