Halifax The Financial Management Institute of Canada is a national volunteer organization dedicated to providing professional development opportunities for financial and other managers employed by all levels of government and related organizations. Membership provides reduced rates for local and national seminars as well as a quarterly professional journal. The Halifax Chapter was established in 1990 to promote these activities in Nova Scotia. Membership is included in first learning session attended. Membership Year = July 1st - June 30th each year. The FMI Halifax Chapter presents a series of five professional development sessions each year, with government, business and academic speakers. The sessions are offered for relatively low fees in order to create cost effective training and networking opportunities. Please take a moment to review our events and membership pages.