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HALIFAX AREA LIFESTYLES AND ECONOMY
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Breton's Fabulous Foursome
Bay Golf Club
Arbour Golf Course
Springs Golf Club
Ridge Golf Club
Resort Golf Club
Point Beach Resort
- Halifax, the capital city, is the financial, business and research
hub of Canada’s Atlantic Provinces.
- There are 11 degree-granting institutions and 14 community colleges
in Nova Scotia. University enrollment exceeds 30,000. Community college
enrollment reaches 20,000.
- Each year, our workforce is strengthened by 15,000 new post-secondary
- While job creation has been strong in recent years, 9% of our workforce
is still available for employment.
- We have an excellent infrastructure base, and have an extremely competitive
- More than 200 IT related companies in Greater Halifax produce over
$2.5 billion in hardware and software annually.
Nova Scotia Forecast At-a-Glance
(as compared with other provinces)
The Nova Scotia outlook above is part of a special
issue of the Bank of Montreal's International Economic Review, entitled
Outlook 2001. A full copy of this report can be downloaded from the bank's
Internet web site, at www.bmo.com/economic.
"The Greater Halifax Partnership is the growth
partnership for the Halifax Regional Municipality, with a mandate to market
and promote the region. Its priorities are to maintain and grow existing
Halifax-based businesses, and to attract new investment."
Chamber of Commerce
"In addition to the many other great reasons
to become a member, the Chamber offers some benefit programs that may
save you or your company money."
"ACOA is a federal government agency. Headquartered
in the Atlantic Region, ACOA's goal is to improve the economy of Atlantic
Canadian communities, through the successful development of business and
"InNOVAcorp is a Nova Scotia company that promotes,
stimulates and encourages the successful development of technology products
and services for emerging entrepreneurs in the life sciences and IT industry."
"With more than 8,000 acres, and only 2,300
acres occupied, there is lots of room for innovative companies looking
for the best possible space. More than 800 acres are serviced and available
for lease or purchase."
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