Bedford, Nova Scotia

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Bedford is a suburban community of Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada.wikipedia
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Nova Scotia Trunk 1

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Bedford is at the junctions of Trunks 1, 2, and 7.
It is located in the western part of the province and connects Bedford with Yarmouth via the Annapolis Valley.

Nova Scotia Trunk 7

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Bedford is at the junctions of Trunks 1, 2, and 7.
The route runs from Bedford to Antigonish, along the Eastern Shore for a distance of 269 km.

Lower Sackville, Nova Scotia

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Bedford is on the northwestern end of Bedford Basin, an extension of the Halifax Harbour, which ends just before Nova Scotia Highway 102 and the Bedford Bypass, next to Lower Sackville.
) Lower Sackville is now one of the fastest growing communities in Nova Scotia, and contains a mix of residential and commercial development in the Sackville River valley, immediately north of the former town of Bedford.

Bedford Basin

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Bedford is on the northwestern end of Bedford Basin, an extension of the Halifax Harbour, which ends just before Nova Scotia Highway 102 and the Bedford Bypass, next to Lower Sackville. To protect it, he hired John Gorham and his Rangers to erect a fort on the shore of Bedford Basin.
Bedford on the northwestern corner takes its name from the basin, while Dartmouth sits on its eastern shore and Rockingham occupies the majority of the western shore.

Halifax Harbour

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Bedford is on the northwestern end of Bedford Basin, an extension of the Halifax Harbour, which ends just before Nova Scotia Highway 102 and the Bedford Bypass, next to Lower Sackville.
Several small islands are located in the Bedford Basin near Bedford and Burnside.

Fort Sackville (Nova Scotia)

Fort Sackville
To guard against Mi'kmaq, Acadian and French attacks on the new Protestant settlements, British fortifications were erected in Halifax (1749), Bedford (Fort Sackville) (1749), Dartmouth (1750), Lunenburg (1753) and Lawrencetown (1754).
Fort Sackville was a British fort located in present-day Bedford, Nova Scotia that was built during Father Le Loutre's War.

Nova Scotia Trunk 2

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Bedford is at the junctions of Trunks 1, 2, and 7.
The route heads north, following the Bedford Highway, which runs along the western shore of the Bedford Basin, to the former town of Bedford.

Halifax, Nova Scotia

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To guard against Mi'kmaq, Acadian and French attacks on the new Protestant settlements, British fortifications were erected in Halifax (1749), Bedford (Fort Sackville) (1749), Dartmouth (1750), Lunenburg (1753) and Lawrencetown (1754). Bedford is a suburban community of Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. Father Le Loutre's War began when Edward Cornwallis arrived to establish Halifax with 13 transports on June 21, 1749.
The regional municipality consists of four former municipalities that were amalgamated in 1996: Halifax, Dartmouth, Bedford, and Halifax County.

Charles P. Allen High School

Charles P Allen High School
However, there are fields at Basinview Drive Community School, Sunnyside Elementary (Eaglewood location), Rocky Lake Junior High, Charles P. Allen High School, Bedford South School, and Range Park.
Charles P. Allen High School is a senior high school located in Bedford, Nova Scotia, Canada.

Nova Scotia Highway 102

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Bedford is on the northwestern end of Bedford Basin, an extension of the Halifax Harbour, which ends just before Nova Scotia Highway 102 and the Bedford Bypass, next to Lower Sackville.

Father Le Loutre's War

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Father Le Loutre's War began when Edward Cornwallis arrived to establish Halifax with 13 transports on June 21, 1749.
The following spring, on March 18, 1750, John Gorham and his Rangers left Fort Sackville (at present day Bedford, Nova Scotia), under orders from Governor Cornwallis, to march to Piziquid (present day Windsor, Nova Scotia).

Peter J. Kelly

Peter Kelly
The mayor of Bedford at the time of amalgamation, Peter J. Kelly, would later serve as mayor of HRM, from 2000 to 2012.
In 1995, in the newly amalgamated HRM, he was elected councillor for Bedford, Nova Scotia.

Bedford Bypass

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Bedford is on the northwestern end of Bedford Basin, an extension of the Halifax Harbour, which ends just before Nova Scotia Highway 102 and the Bedford Bypass, next to Lower Sackville.
The road was built in 1977 to connect the eastern end of Highway 101 and to accommodate nearby truck (mainly B-Train) traffic from the nearby Burnside Industrial Park, relieving traffic from the center of the former town of Bedford and the steep hill entering the town.

Harry DeWolf

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DeWolf was born in Bedford, Nova Scotia.

Francene Cosman

The first mayor of Bedford was Francene Cosman.
Cosman served as a member of the municipal council for Halifax County from 1976 to 1979 and was mayor of Bedford, Nova Scotia from 1979 to 1982.

John Gorham (military officer)

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To protect it, he hired John Gorham and his Rangers to erect a fort on the shore of Bedford Basin.
In 1749, during Father Le Loutre's War, Gorham built Fort Sackville at present-day Bedford, Nova Scotia.

Halifax Transit

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Bedford is served by Halifax's transit authority, Halifax Transit.
Halifax Transit operates 57 conventional transit routes within the Urban Transit Service Area, broadly similar to the metropolitan region of Halifax Regional Municipality (Halifax, Dartmouth, Bedford and Sackville), including the areas of Eastern Passage, North Preston/Cherry Brook, Tantallon and Herring Cove.

Shawn MacKenzie

MacKenzie, Shawn
MacKenzie was born in Bedford, Nova Scotia.

Halifax West

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The district includes the communities of Bedford, the west end of Halifax, and an area that extends to the community of Upper Hammonds Plains in the north, Tantallon in the west and Terence Bay in the south.