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John Grant

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Founder, Urban Halifax

Tesla’s Partnership with Dalhousie Could Transform Halifax

Did you know that Tesla’s only battery research facility outside of California is in Halifax? Elon Musk must see something in our...

The Port of Halifax is About to Get a $50,000,000 Makeover

The Federal Government just announced funding for a massive expansion of our port. This project will create 800 jobs and allow Halifax...

Nova Scotia’s Immigration System Just Got a Lot Better

The Provincial Government just announced a new system intended to bring immigrants with experience in relevant fields to our province. Attracting truck drivers and...

To the Stars! Canada’s First Spaceport Approved for Canso, NS

A Nova Scotian startup just got the green light to build Canada's first Spaceport in the small town of Canso. According to the CEO...

How the Lebanese Built Halifax

Halifax has had a unique bond with the people of Lebanon since the late 1800s. Without our vibrant Lebanese community, Halifax would...

Gatineau (Pop: 284,000) is Getting Commuter Rail. Why Can’t Halifax?

Gatineau is about half as big as Halifax, yet a 28-stop LRT system is going to be built over the next 9...

Nova Scotia’s Unemployment Just Hit a Record Low of 6.5%

21,500 jobs have been created in our province since 2013, resulting in billions of dollars in additional economic activity.

REPORT: Nova Scotia Now Gets 30% of It’s Energy From Renewables

According to a recent report from Nova Scotia Power, Nova Scotia is becoming increasingly green when it comes to how we generate...

Halifax’s GDP Grew by $300,000,000 in the Past Year

According to the Conference Board of Canada, Halifax's economy is experiencing a period of unprecedented growth. Much of the...

Exclusive: Lenore Zann Talks Politics in Wide-Ranging Interview

Longtime NDP MLA Lenore Zann is quitting provincial politics to seek a federal seat in the riding of Cumberland-Colchester under the...

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