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Halifax Pitches Amazon With Lobsters, Bagpipes -- And Startups

  • City Mayor Mike Savage submitting proposal to tech company
  • Halifax expanding into tech with growth of millennials
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Amazon Is Hunting for 'HQ2' for 50,000 Workers

Halifax may be one of the smallest cities vying for Inc.’s second headquarters, but what it lacks in heft it makes up for with lobsters, beer and a new generation of startups, according to its mayor.

The city of 403,000 on Canada’s east coast has traditionally relied on fishing and shipbuilding but has been expanding into technology, attracting firms such as International Business Machines Corp.