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Kept is an independently owned boutique that offers an edited array of goodies for the home or as a gift. With sincerity and great attention to detail, Kept brings you items to be treasured. Stocking home accessories, paper goods, jewelry and confections, we search for handmade, well made and unique items that reflect your personal style.

Kept has everything you want to give – and get.

D'Art Gallery

The Dart Gallery is a new contemporary gallery showcasing the finest in local art.  Located in the heart of downtown Dartmouth, we are proud residents of Portland Street and happy to be part of such a vibrant and thriving community.

We are endlessly inspired by our creative community and are proud to represent emerging and established artists.

At The Dart Gallery, we believe art is for everyone to share and enjoy.  Our gallery is your gallery – a place to enjoy and celebrate artistic expression, a place to feel inspired, and a place to gather.  We welcome you to share our space – feel free to contact us if you’d like to host an event or get-together in our vibrant and welcoming environment.

Patch Halifax

Patch Halifax is a modern fabric shop and sewing workroom opening this Summer on Robie Street in Halifax.  We will stock hard to find fabrics plus lots of organics and everything you need to complete any project from clothes to quilts to curtains.  And the best part is that we will teach you how!  Our workroom will be home to a big cutting table and reliable irons plus 5 Bernina sewing machines and 1 serger which will be used for classes (one sewing machine per student for real hands on learning) and machines will also be available for hourly rental.  We think sewing is best when done amongst friends and fellow enthusiasts so we welcome anyone and everyone… even if the last experience with needle and thread was in 6th grade home ec.

All Smiles Dental Hygiene Clinic

This business is an “Independent” Dental Hygiene Clinic.  Marilyn Cummings opened this clinic November, 2013.  There are clinical and educational services offered at this clinic.  Services include professional assessments with plans and implementations of required treatments such as scaling, polishing, along with preventions for dental disease.  Bleach and mouth guards are also offered.  Relaxed atmosphere.  “Gives you the smile you deserve”

Hours: Mon, Tues, Thurs, Fri  8am-5pm and open Wed 10am-8pm. Major credit cards and insurance claims accepted.

YHZ Creative

YHZ Creative works closely with businesses and not-for-profit organizations in the Halifax area to create effective hand-tailored marketing tools for web and print.

Emma FitzGerald Art & Design

Emma has travelled the world, drawing wherever she goes. Taking this passion for drawing to the streets of her chosen home of Halifax, she creates unique House and Business Portraits, which make for a perfect gift and/or marketing tool. …Read More

Lift Communication™

Creative, Strategic and Brand-Relevant Social Media Services for Businesses, Organizations and Events, including: Set-Up & Go, Account Management, Promotional Campaigns, Social Media Training, Graphics

Scientext Technical Writing

Scientext™ Technical Writing Ltd. is proud to offer exceptional, evidence-based work, cost effectively, when you need it. Services are easy to use, and provided electronically via the Internet across Canada. Relationships are comfortable and responsive….Read More

Tangent Strategies

Tangent Strategies solves tough marketing problems. All Tangent Strategies marketing initiatives are developed using our proprietary marketing philosophy, Strategic Nonconformity – marketing that allows you to truly differentiate yourself from your competitors, while still appealing to the sensibilities and subtleties of your markets. …Read More

BMR Electric

BMR Certified Electrician services will safely address all your electrical needs for your home or business. Our Certified Electricians will wire your home renovation projects, upgrade amp service for your industrial building, or install fuse, breaker or motor control requirements….Read More

City Lights Janitorial

We are a full service commercial cleaning company, offering eco-friendly cleaning solutions for offices and retail environments with an emphasis on premium-quality green cleaning procedures and products….Read More

Small Jobs Plumbing

Small Jobs Plumbing is the first female owned and operated plumbing company in Nova Scotia, and maybe even Canada. Operating out of the Halifax Regional Municipality, we offer superior quality work at affordable prices.Read More

Bordered by Frames Ltd

Bordered by Frames Ltd is a small, locally owned business based in the Halifax, Nova Scotia area. Our specialty is the ability to provide customers with truly customized and/or personalized artwork frame mouldings. The vast majority of mouldings available today display the same design along the whole perimeter of the frame. Where we differ is being able to change that design anywhere and everywhere along the frame to give our customers a unique solution that compliments the image or object they are framing.


Birth & Beyond Photography

Hello, my name is Crystal Doherty, I am the owner & operator of Birth & Beyond Photography. We work with families from birth, weddings, family photos, and continue to build relationships with clients to ensure privacy, respect, making sure their most treasured days are captured on camera!

Manage Your Spend

 I am part of the Halifax tech community and hope to talk about promoting your business either locally or across North America or the world.
You and I have both seen NS start-ups that hope the world will beat a path to their door because their idea is so great. You need marketing….Read More

Comforting Companions Care Providers

At Comforting Companions, we understand that caring for a family member who is living in long-term residential care or assisted living can be challenging. When you love someone, you can never do enough. Comforting Companions bridges the gap between family and long-term residential care by providing non-medical, engaging companion support and completes the circle of care to help you make sure your loved one has more comfortable and fulfilling days. We offer friendship, support, advocacy, and practical help – all the things you’d expect from a trusted friend of the family.

The Perfect Fit Consignment Boutique

Designed for women who are looking for an alternative to traditional shopping. We offer a wide range of Designer and Name Brand new and gently used ladies clothing, shoes and accessories at less than half of retail price; in a supportive and caring atmosphere. We focus on helping women feel and look their best through a one on one approach.

Services we offer

  • Consignment
  • Closet clean out services
  • Private shopping
  • Boosting of self confidence

Stephanie has over 20 years of working in the Fashion and Design Industry.  We love fashion and have a passion for helping women look and feel their best inside and out.

Metro Ladies Golf Inc.

Metro Ladies Golf Inc. is a unique for women only membership club in the Halifax Region. We know golf can be intimidating. Trust us, we have addressed those barriers that may have held you back from discovering the opportunities golf provides. There is something in it for every woman….Read More

Hampton Hollow Farm

We are a small vegetable farm on the Bay of Fundy in rural Nova Scotia. We are a producer of fresh, sustainable, local and spray free food. We sell to restaurants, grocery stores, catering companies and our local market.

Connect Ur Tech

Connect Ur Tech is a unique service-oriented business designed to assist you through a one-on-one approach on how to better understand, consolidate and use the technology you already have. From computers to cellphones to TV’s, we will simplify and break down the barriers between you and your technology that are keeping you from doing the things you want to do with your tech. If you’re in Halifax and need some help let us know.

By+Large Design Studios

By and Large, (B+L) was founded in 2014 by up-and-coming designers, Susan Stott and Jaime Black. The term ‘by and large’ stems from an old sailing term. To sail by and large is to sail a wind that is all consuming. Sailing by and large takes a skilled sailor, just as comprehensive design takes a skilled designer….Read More

KinOmatic Film Services

KinOmatic Film Services specializes in post-production sound and post-production preparation, organization, strategies and planning. Filmmaker Chris Spencer-Lowe has had over 20 years of multi-faceted experience in the production of film and media that can be used to make your work easier and benefit your production.

Scott Burke Consulting Incorporated

Scott Burke wants to help your enterprise succeed.   He has a long and solid history in the Maritimes in effective, forward-thinking work for not-for-profits.  With his collaborative and affable approach to clients, his proven track record in organizational transformation, and his outstanding interpersonal skills, Scott is the go-to person for projects of any size….Read More

Seniors Mobile Haircare

Senior’s Mobile Haircare is the ideal in-home hair care solution for elderly or disabled individuals. We gladly bring our service to your door. We have the experience and professionally trained staff that help ensure our clients get the professional service they deserve.
We understand that caring for yourself or an aging loved one is not an easy task. Here at Senior’s Mobile Haircare we strive to help you and your loved ones. We are not just about hair – we provide a visit, socialization and friendship.

Kay Yoga

KAY Yoga is a yoga and wellness studio offering a large variety of yoga classes such as: Beginner’s, Children’s yoga, Yoga for teens, Couple’s yoga, Restorative, Pregnancy yoga, and more!  KAY Yoga & Wellness also offers a variety of programs like Pilates, Dancing Babies, and meditation to name a few!  All class and programs can be found on the website where the schedule is always kept up to date. This is a space created for you to gain inner and outer strength, for you to experience relaxation and serenity, and a space for you to turn inwards, exploring your  unique body and intricate mind!  It is a place where community grows, and a place for celebrating life and happiness.  It is a space to be kind, to be authentic, and to simply be you.

GIBSON Accounting Services

GIBSON Accounting Services is owned and operated by James Gibson. A graduate of St. F. X. University and having completed the fourth level of the CGA program, James has over 30 years experience in various facets of the business world, including banking, senior accounting positions, corporate controller, self-employment in the retail field, and 10 years as a senior tax associate with H&R Block. His main area of expertise at H&R Block was managing the business clientele throughout Nova Scotia, from providing monthly bookkeeping to completing corporate tax returns. He is now offering these same services to small businesses and anyone who needs to file a tax return at more reasonable rates.

TMac Coaching & Consulting Group

We are a full-service consulting firm offering Small & Medium Size Businesses the opportunity to access first class Human Resource and Business Consulting at more reasonable rates than most large firms providing the same services. We further offer strategic planning, technology planning and analysis and risk management services.

We also provide executive leadership coaching, business and personal growth coaching to anyone who aspires to be better, grow their careers, remove barriers for promotions, have work stress/fatigue or generally need a work tune-up. We are also trainers and facilitators and offer unique women in leadership development experience and other leadership type training. Please visit us at We offer free initial consultation… call today where you will find with us everything is possible!

Being Well Nursing

Being Well Nursing was established in 2014, inspired by Karla Sonnichsen’s 30+ years of nursing and nurse education experience within the Canadian health care system. Her mission in starting Being Well Nursing is to draw on the broader scope of nursing – including education, counselling and collaboration, as well as treatment – to help people recognize and access their own inner resources in conjunction with conventional medical treatments. With guidance, Karla believes everyone can implement healthy natural life choices. Her repertoire of nursing skills will help clients explore options and determine their own path. She is passionate about assisting people in attaining their highest health potential….Read More

Rockhopper Apps

Rockhopper Apps is passionate about creating user friendly, innovated web and mobile apps for our customers. Rockhopper Apps offers iOS, Android and web apps solutions to ensure your technology ideas work on a variety of devices.

Contact us today to discuss your innovative app idea!

Picture Perfect Tours

Experience Halifax Through A Fresh Lens With Picture Perfect Tours 

We’re local Halifax photographers who will entertain you on a unique guided tour of our beautiful Maritime city. We take you to our favourite vantage points & secret photo spots while offering tips, tricks & apps to make the most of your camera or device – no matter your skill level.

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Junkery is a 100% locally owned and operated rapidly growing junk removal company based in Bayers Lake Industrial Park, Halifax. Launched in early 2015, we offer really convenient junk removal options to customers to simply make their life easier….Read More

Halifax Buy and Sell

Halifax Buy and Sell is a new retail and pawning establishment in the city’s welcoming Hydrostone area, and we invite you to drop by and see what we’re all about! Here is a brief description of what you can expect if you choose to buy, sell, or pawn with us.

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TammyWebVersionHeadShotDid you know that 7 out of 8 of us are disengaged in our career? Do you ever feel like something is missing – that you’re not reaching your full potential? Have you ever worked on, or led, a team that just couldn’t seem to get it together and communicate well? …Read More

The Dept of Logic Video Productions

The Dept of Logic creates and distributes promotional videos for businesses providing a strategic and cost-effective method of conveying their identity, products and services to potential customers on the internet. Our goal is to help build a community of support and new customer base for our clients by attracting viewers of their videos back to their website and social media where they can interact. We share your passion with the world.

SulaMar Imports

Great working relationship, solid friendship and ultimately, partners in business – Susan Hill and Margo Melanson are SulaMar Imports. We import colourful mesh knit clothing and accessories from Indonesia for wholesale to small independent women’s boutiques across Canada, continuing the work we did while at Hilltribe Designs. The fabric of our shawls and scarves is soft. They come in all the bright, and not so bright, colours imaginable. They come in a ‘One Size Fits All’ that is truly flattering. Mesh Knits and, now, Kaftans hand painted by Balinese artisans are here for you – we do retail too!

Three Oracles eMarket

Penny Lighthall is an empath and intuitive consultant. After completing her degree in Metaphysical Philosophy, Penny completed a Master’s then became a certified Reiki Practitioner and more recently a Certified Spirit Guide Coach. Penny has 30 years of experience as a Rune Master. In that capacity, she assists people who are seeking compassion, guidance and wisdom in dealing with their problems….Read More

Party Patrol Event Company

Party Patrol Event Company is an affordable full service party planning company that focuses on themed party packages for busy parents that often don’t have the time to plan, shop & organize their child’s dream party.

Party Patrol provides themed party plans, invitations, party styling/decorations (custom or themed), tableware, a hostess to set-up/ clean-up, greet guests, play games, complete activities/crafts with the children or adults. We arrange for venue rentals, catering/food, music, lights and event rentals such as bouncy castle/games or cotton candy machine. These service can be purchased as an all inclusive package, a party in a box or on an individual basis.

ImPROVE Impact Strategic Consulting

ImPROVE Impact Strategic Consulting offers services to strengthen organizations, helping them to achieve their missions, improve their service offerings and prove the value of their programs and services. Consulting areas include:

  • Financial Management
  • Program Development and Facilitation
  • Organizational Development
  • Developmental Evaluation
  • Consultative Research and Stakeholder Engagement
  • Project Management

Outside The Box Custom Woodworks

Outside The Box specializes in creating custom wooden pieces for many different applications. Using precise craftsmanship and only the finest hardwoods we create heirloom pieces from hand size to grand size and tailored to your specific needs. Urns, memory and other pieces are respectfully crafted to display and preserve your treasures and mementos.

EHM Consulting

Edward MacDonald helps organizations improve the efficiency and effectiveness of their recruiting and hiring processes, resulting in shorter hiring times, higher success rates in hiring the right candidate, and significant cost savings.

Heather Wardrope

Do you crave more time? I love the art of simplifying your work-life. My passion is listening to a clients’ organizational needs, thinking through solutions and coming up with creative ways to save you time and money….Read More

FIX-IT Concepts

FIX-IT Concepts is a professional handyman service specializing in home adaptation & repair. We also service equipment for small to midsize businesses.

Dartmouth Cove Concierge

Dartmouth Cove Concierge aims to make life easier for our neighbours in downtown Dartmouth, and we accomplish this by providing a range of easily accessible and customized services. …Read More