Carla Swansburg

Carla Swansburg is the Vice President and General Manager (Canada & Latin America) with Epiq Global. She leads Epiq’s business and operations in Canada and is leading the development of the business in Latin America. Epiq provides managed legal services including eDiscovery, business process outsourcing, legal operations, class action settlement administration and other support through its offices worldwide. Epiq is the largest global provider of eDiscovery services and a leader in the alternative legal services provider market.

Carla previously served as the Chief Innovation Officer for a large national law firm. Prior to that, she was a commercial litigator in private practice and then at one of Canada’s largest banks. Carla’s experience includes leading transformation and innovation projects, overseeing the implementation of emerging legal technologies in practice, and building high performing teams in new markets and services. Carla speaks regularly on topics relating to legal service delivery and technology. She has a B.A. in Theatre Studies (1989) and LLB/JD from Dalhousie University (1993), and an MBA from Rotman/University of Toronto (2018) where she graduated as a Bregman Scholar. She is passionate about supporting local businesses, mentoring legal technology start-ups and connecting people to great opportunities.

Carla grew up in the Annapolis Valley, and recently moved back home to Nova Scotia with her family, including two daughters (one currently at Dalhousie University and one at home), her husband Shane and their two big rescue dogs.


Public Call for Activations: Waterfront +

It is an exciting time to be in Nova Scotia at the water’s edge.  It is here where residents and visitors alike come to experience and celebrate our maritime culture, where we find and nurture inspiration. As a province, our…

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Louisbourg Visitor Experience Project

Over the past several months, Develop Nova Scotia has been working many stakeholders to develop a Louisbourg visitor experience project for the waterfront and Main Street. With a focus on creating a social and economic gathering place for locals and…

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Seasonal Opportunities - Halifax and Lunenburg Waterfronts

Join our team! We’re inviting applications for the following term positions*: Marina Attendant – Lunenburg Waterfront Marina Attendants – Halifax Waterfront  Waterfront Attendants – Halifax Waterfront Reporting to the Marine and Property Managers, the Marina Attendants are the face of Develop…

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Stella Maris - New Multi-User Marine Testing Platform at COVE

The Centre for Ocean Ventures & Entrepreneurship’s (COVE) new multi-use platform enables rapid, cost-effective product development in ocean tech sector. Know as Stella Maris, the project was announced on February 11/21. Our team at Develop Nova Scotia is currently wrapping…

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Big Boat Shed Project

The Big Boat Shed is a big deal and, recently, there was some big news! Our team has  been working away on the revitalization of this historic boatbuilding facility on Lunenburg’s working waterfront. All part of the waterfront master plan…

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Internet for Nova Scotia Initiative: More Scope Expansion Projects Announced

Connection matters. Delivering Internet for Nova Scotians is a priority and we’re making good progress. Access to reliable, high-speed internet across the province gives Nova Scotians options in choosing where to live and work and helps attract those who can…

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Accessible Viewing Deck Coming to Peggy's Cove

Peggy’s Cove is a beloved, iconic part of Nova Scotia and one of the province’s most popular tourist areas. To help ensure a safe, accessible and engaging experience for visitors, business operators and residents, the Province of Nova Scotia and…

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Strong community support for first Evergreen Festival

December 21, 2020 – Halifax, Nova Scotia: The inaugural Evergreen Festival, led by Discover Halifax and Develop Nova Scotia, wrapped up yesterday, December 20, 2020, with incredible support from across the province. Over the course of the four-week event, Halifax-area families…

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Marine Infrastructure Investments in Nova Scotia

Working waterfronts are important social and economic infrastructure across the province. They add value to local economies and communities and attract boaters and visitors by sea. That is why today, Develop Nova Scotia, along with the Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency…

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Evergreen Festival makes safe switch to online-only

November 25, 2020 – Halifax, Nova Scotia: Discover Halifax and Develop Nova Scotia have announced changes to the Evergreen Festival, a four-week outdoor festival set to kick-off November 28 to December 20, 2020. For safety reasons, most in-person aspects of…

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