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Halifax: A Smart City

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Halifax is…A Smart City:...

Halifax is…A Smart City:

- Six degree-granting institutions and three community college campuses enrolling over 30,000 students.
- 67.5% of the working-age population with trade, college, or university qualifications - the third highest in Canada.
- A strong creative and innovative element; above average rate of persons employed in 'creative' occupations.
- 78% of households wired to the internet - this is the highest percentage of Internet users among regions in Canada.

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    • Greater Halifax: A Smart City
      November, 2010
    • EDUCATION ATTAINMENT
      67%of the population of Halifax have trade, college or university qualifications –the 4th highest in Canada.
      Source: 2006 Census of Canada, Nova Scotia Perspective, Release #7,
      Nova Scotia Department of Finance, Statistics Division
    • EDUCATIONAL ASSETS
      Six degree granting universities
      Customized training to meet the needs of business
      Professional development
      Three community college campuses
      Customized training to meet the needs of business
      20+ private career colleges
    • Universities in the Maritimes
    • Education enrolment
    • International Student Enrollment in Halifax Universities
    • Nova Scotia Community College
      • Three campuses providing certificate & diploma programs, apprenticeship training to over 4,000 students.
      • Additional 6,000 people enroll annually in credit courses on a part-time basis.
      • Waterfront campus accommodates 1,700 to 1,800 students
    • Education enrolment