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Halifax: A Smart City


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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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Halifax: A Smart City

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