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Forecast Data

Greater Halifax 2014 Forecast
Real GDP ($2007, mil) 19,039
Population 410,000
Total Employment 230,000
Unemployment Rate 6.3%

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.

Featured Investor

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"RBC incorporated as a Canadian chartered bank in Halifax in 1869, and from its maritime roots has become one of North America's leading diversified financial services companies providing banking, wealth management, insurance and capital markets services globally. Today Halifax still has a vibrant business community that infuses capital and culture into the region and provides an environment where our customers and employees can thrive, grow and contribute back."  – Roger Howard, Regional President, Atlantic 

 

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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