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Forecast Data

Greater Halifax 2014 Forecast
Real GDP ($2007, mil) 18,611
Population 420,000
Total Employment 231,000
Unemployment Rate 6.0%

Source: Conference Board of Canada
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Did you know?

Halifax produces 55% of Nova Scotia’s Total GDP and 20% of Atlantic Canada’s GDP.

Success Stories

IBM Small

The new IBM Services Delivery Centre opened its doors in Bedford in 2012. Since then, they’ve been busy attracting new employees and building their business in the region.

“Halifax is simply a great place to establish a business. Building a business here makes sense.” - Calvin Gosse, Senior Location Executive, IBM Canada

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