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Annual State of the Municipality with Mayor Mike Savage

November 22, 2018 | 11:00am - 1:30pm | Halifax Convention Centre

With steady growth of the Halifax region, and through ongoing work to ensure the upward trend continues, the city looks and feels much different than it did a decade ago. Come hear Mayor Mike Savage address the challenges and opportunities of growth.

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Luncheon

The Airport as an Economic Enabler for Growth in the Region

November 29, 2018 | 11:30am - 1:30pm | Delta Halifax, Baronet Ballroom

Hear from Suzanne Rix, Don Holdworth, Sarah Kutulakos and Joyce Carter, as they share their experiences in tourism, export and investment and immigration.

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LUNCHEON: The Honourable Marc Garneau, Minister of Transport

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Name: LUNCHEON: The Honourable Marc Garneau, Minister of Transport
Date: November 15, 2018
Time: 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM AST
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What it Means to Govern to Improve the Quality of Life

Minister of Transportation, Marc Garneau, retired military officer, former astronaut and engineer will present his perspectives on what it means to govern to improve the quality of life for the middle class. In particular, Minister Garneau will be focusing on trade diversification -  an important and relevant topic to our members.


Dîner-conférence avec l’Hon. Marc Garneau, Ministre des Transports
Le ministre Garneau partagera sa perspective sur ce qu’implique gouverner pour améliorer la qualité de vie de la classe moyenne. Il parlera également de la diversification du commerce.




Honourable Marc Garneau
Minister of Transport 
(Notre-Dame-de-Grâce–Westmount)


Marc Garneau has served his country his entire professional career, beginning with the Canadian Navy and then as an astronaut and President of the Canadian Space Agency, and now in political life.
He began his service to Canada as a Navy combat systems engineer. In January 1986, he was promoted to Naval Captain and retired from the Navy in 1989.

Marc Garneau made history by becoming the first Canadian Astronaut to fly in space in October 1984.

In October 2008 he was elected as the Member of Parliament for Westmount—Ville-Marie and, in his first mandate, served as the Liberal critic for Industry, Science and Technology as well as the Leader’s representative for Québec. He was re-elected in Westmount—Ville-Marie in May 2011 and served as House Leader for the Liberal Party and Critic for Foreign Affairs. He was re-elected for a third time in 2015 in the district of Notre-Dame-de-Grâce—Westmount.

In November 4 2015, he was named Minister of Transport.

In August 2003, Marc Garneau was made a Companion of the Order of Canada, Canada’s highest civilian honour.

 
Location:

Halifax Marriott Harbourfront Hotel
Halifax Ballroom
1919 Upper Water St
Halifax NS 

Date/Time Information:

Thursday, November 15
11:30am - 1:30pm

Contact Information:
Tania Crouse Hardy, Events Specialist (902)481-1226
Fees/Admission:

Members:
$54.95 / Table of 10 $549.50
Future Members:
$84.95 / Table of 10 $849.50
All prices subject to HST

Not-for-Profit / Student Discount available upon registration

Contact Kayla Whalen with any questions or concerns about registration. 

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2018 Chamber Holiday Party

December 4, 2018 | 4:30 - 7:00 pm | Halifax Chamber of Commerce

With another year coming to an end, the Chamber invites you and your team into our home for a night of celebration - join us and make this Holiday Party your own!

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Wonder Women Conference

December 7, 2018 | 8:30am - 1:30pm | Delta Halifax

Celebrate Wonder Women! Join us and come together with other inspiring and ambitious women to learn, share ideas and lift each other up!

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2019 Halifax Business Awards

January 24, 2019 | 5:00-9:30pm | Halifax Convention Centre

The Halifax Business Awards is the Chamber's most glamorous event of the year. This gala event boasts a spectacular night of entertainment, prestige, and celebration, recognizing risk takers and the success of our thriving business community.

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