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Halifax Chamber of Commerce President and CEO Patrick Sullivan. (CONTRIBUTED)
January is here and it’s time to start executing those plans you spent hours developing at the end of 2017. Each new year brings an opportunity to learn from the previous year’s mistakes and build upon your successes.
Mark Fraser, Chair of the Board of Directors of the Halifax Chamber of Commerce and Executive Vice President at T4G Limited. (CONTRIBUTED)
As is tradition in January, we celebrate the strength, diversity, ingenuity, leadership, success and risk-taking initiatives of our business community.
Business Leader of the year finalists L-R: Joe Metlege of Templeton Properties, Martina Kelades of Shattered SilenceMental Health Support, Tony Nahas of Mezza Lebanese Kitchen, Dave O’Connor of Glow - The Event Store and Ross Argante of Integrated Staffing Ltd. (PAUL DARROW)
What would you say is your biggest accomplishment to date as a business leader?
Victoria Foulger of Pavia Gallery - Espresso Bar & Café, Tony Nahas of Mezza Lebanese Kitchen, Chris Oldham of InterTalk Critical Information Systems, Natalie Smith of Home Instead Senior Care and Gina McFetridge of Archway Insurance. (PAUL DARROW)
I’ve always believed in Halifax. It’s a vibrant place with so much to offer. 
January 15, 2018 - 11:55pm |
HALIFAX BUSINESS AWARDS Date: Thursday, Jan. 25, 2018 Time: 5 – 9:30 p.m. Location: Halifax Convention Centre DISTINGUISHED SPEAKERS SERIES Annual State of the Province with Premier Stephen McNeil
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January 15, 2018 - 11:55pm |
We’re excited to introduce two of the Keynote Speakers for the Silver Economy Summit: Ted Graham, Head of Open Innovation, General Motors
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Patrick Sullivan, President & CEO Halifax Chamber of Commerce. (MIKE DEMBECK)
December 19, 2017 - 4:00am |
I don’t think it will surprise you to find out that as the CEO of the Halifax Chamber of Commerce, failure is not my favourite subject. As the leader of a 270-year-old organization, I much prefer to talk about success.
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Nancy Conrad, Senior Vice President of Policy for the Halifax Chamber of Commerce. (CONTRIBUTED)
December 19, 2017 - 3:00am |
Did you know that China is our second largest export market? Already the world’s largest market for cars, cell phones and seafood, China is also the fastest growing market for luxury goods, air passengers and nuclear power.
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Halifax Chamber of Commerce agents of change for 2017, (L-R) Katelyn Bourgoin, Lindell Smith, Dave Culligan and Sam Murphy. (PAUL DARROW)
December 19, 2017 - 1:00am |
Throwing a pile of high quality beef into the garbage made Sam Murphy feel like he’d done a bad deed on behalf of The Barrington Steakhouse and Oyster Bar, the business he runs for his family.
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Change agent Colin MacLean, former CEO of the Waterfront Development Corporation. (HERALD ARCHIVE)
December 19, 2017 - 12:00am |
Our fifth change agent showed how a life well-lived can plant seeds of change that flower long after they’ve returned to the earth. Colin MacLean had 52 years of life and those who worked closely with him say he put them to powerful use.
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December 18, 2017 - 11:00pm |
Part One
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December 18, 2017 - 10:50pm |
As the year comes to a close, we are proud to reflect on an incredible year at the Halifax Chamber of Commerce.
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Patrick Sullivan, President and CEO of the Halifax Chamber of Commerce. MIKE DEMBECK
November 21, 2017 - 8:24am |
Have you heard the saying, “It’s lonely at the top?”
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Mark Fraser, Chair of the Board of Directors of the Halifax Chamber of Commerce and Executive Vice President at T4G Limited. (CONTRIBUTED)
November 21, 2017 - 8:22am |
Poverty is an issue that affects us all. So is community resilience. We need to work on both.
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From left to right: Shixin He, Travel and Tourism Management student, Peter Mombourquette, Department Chair for Tourism and Hospitality Management, and Alexandra French, Business student. (PAUL DARROW)
November 21, 2017 - 8:19am |
Shixin He travelled 10,000 kilometres from his home in China to Halifax’s Mount Saint Vincent University to study for a bachelor’s degree in tourism and hospitality management.
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Caitlin Patterson is the Director of Marketing and Communications for Digital Nova Scotia. (CONTRIBUTED)
November 21, 2017 - 8:18am |
I’m part of something pretty special.
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Social media has opened up an entirely new way of providing meaningful customer service to your audience. (CONTRIBUTED)
November 21, 2017 - 8:16am |
Remember the good old days when you had to call in a complaint? Or fill out a little post-card that was left on the table to tell them how service was?
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Ian Munro is the Chief Economist at the Halifax Partnership. (CONTRIBUTED)
November 21, 2017 - 8:15am |
There has been much to celebrate in Halifax in recent years.
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Kathleen MacEachern
November 21, 2017 - 8:13am |
What is a Chamber without an engaged membership? Engaged members know that they have a voice when issues arise — that they are represented and their concerns, in turn, are their Chamber’s concerns.
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