We work to keep and grow business, attract new investment and help people succeed to drive economic development and growth in our city and region.


Investing in People

to grow our population and strengthen our workforce


Growing Businesses & Jobs

to grow employment and income levels, attract and retain talent, and increase the tax base


Attracting New Business

to increase investment, employment and the tax base

President’s Message

Paul Kent

Success. It can mean many things to many people. It is clearly the opposite of failure. For some, it can mean reaching a certain level of influence and social status. For others, it can be measured in monetary terms. And for others it is connected to happiness and ease of living. So how do we know if we are successful as a city?

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Halifax Economic Snapshot

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