Halifax, Nova Scotia

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Halifax, also known as the Halifax Regional Municipality (HRM), is the capital of the Canadian province of Nova Scotia.wikipedia
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Nova Scotia

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Halifax, also known as the Halifax Regional Municipality (HRM), is the capital of the Canadian province of Nova Scotia.
Its provincial capital is Halifax.

History of Halifax (former city)

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The regional municipality consists of four former municipalities that were amalgamated in 1996: Halifax, Dartmouth, Bedford, and Halifax County.
Halifax, Nova Scotia was originally inhabited by the Mi'kmaq.

Dartmouth, Nova Scotia

DartmouthDartmouth, NSCity of Dartmouth
The regional municipality consists of four former municipalities that were amalgamated in 1996: Halifax, Dartmouth, Bedford, and Halifax County.
Dartmouth is a former city and urban community located in the Halifax Regional Municipality of Nova Scotia, Canada.

Bedford, Nova Scotia

BedfordTown of Bedford
The regional municipality consists of four former municipalities that were amalgamated in 1996: Halifax, Dartmouth, Bedford, and Halifax County.
Bedford is a suburban community of Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada.

Saint Mary's University (Halifax)

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Major employers and economic generators include the Department of National Defence, Dalhousie University, Saint Mary's University, the Halifax Shipyard, various levels of government, and the Port of Halifax.
Saint Mary's University (SMU) is located in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada.

Dalhousie University

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Major employers and economic generators include the Department of National Defence, Dalhousie University, Saint Mary's University, the Halifax Shipyard, various levels of government, and the Port of Halifax.
Dalhousie University (commonly known as Dal) is a public research university in Nova Scotia, Canada, with three campuses in Halifax, a fourth in Bible Hill, and medical teaching facilities in Saint John, New Brunswick.

Halifax Shipyard

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Major employers and economic generators include the Department of National Defence, Dalhousie University, Saint Mary's University, the Halifax Shipyard, various levels of government, and the Port of Halifax.
The Halifax Shipyard Limited is a Canadian shipbuilding company located in Halifax, Nova Scotia.

Halifax Peninsula

HalifaxHalifax Peninsula, Nova Scotiapeninsula of Halifax
The first permanent European settlement in the region was on the Halifax Peninsula.
The Halifax Peninsula is a community and planning area located in the urban core of municipal Halifax, Nova Scotia.

Edward Cornwallis

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The war began when Edward Cornwallis arrived to establish Halifax with 13 transports and a sloop of war on June 21, 1749.
Cornwallis fought in Scotland, putting down the Jacobite rebellion of 1745 and then was given the task of establishing Halifax, Nova Scotia as the Governor of Nova Scotia (1749–1752).

Halifax County, Nova Scotia

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The regional municipality consists of four former municipalities that were amalgamated in 1996: Halifax, Dartmouth, Bedford, and Halifax County.
The Municipality was dissolved in 1996, together with those town and city governments, in their amalgamation into Halifax Regional Municipality.

George Montagu-Dunk, 2nd Earl of Halifax

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The establishment of the Town of Halifax, named after the 2nd Earl of Halifax, in 1749 led to the colonial capital being transferred from Annapolis Royal.
President of the Board of Trade from 1748 to 1761, he aided the foundation of Nova Scotia, 1749, the capital Halifax being named after him.

Halifax Explosion

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The resulting explosion, the Halifax Explosion, devastated the Richmond District of Halifax, killing approximately 2,000 people and injuring nearly 9,000 others.
The Halifax Explosion was a maritime disaster in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, which happened on the morning of 6 December 1917.

Boston–Halifax relations

annual traditionbond between the two coastal cities
Significant aid came from Boston, strengthening the bond between the two coastal cities.
Relations between Boston, Massachusetts and Halifax, Nova Scotia date back to the founding of Halifax in 1749, when Boston businesses had an interest in the new settlement for shipping and fish trade.

Provinces and territories of Canada

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Halifax, also known as the Halifax Regional Municipality (HRM), is the capital of the Canadian province of Nova Scotia.

Spryfield, Nova Scotia

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For example, the community of Spryfield, in the Mainland South area, voted to amalgamate with Halifax in 1968.
Spryfield (2011 population: 10,864) is an unincorporated community in Mainland Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada.

Prince Edward Island

PEPEISt. John's Island
The land area of HRM is comparable in size to the total land area of the province of Prince Edward Island, and measures approximately 165 km in length between its eastern and western-most extremities, excluding Sable Island.
PEI is located about 200 km north of Halifax, Nova Scotia, and 600 km east of Quebec City.

Father Le Loutre's War

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The establishment of Halifax marked the beginning of Father Le Loutre's War.
The British settled 3,229 people in Halifax during the first years.

St. Margarets Bay, Nova Scotia

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St. Margaret's Bay was first settled by French-speaking Foreign Protestants at French Village, Nova Scotia who migrated from Lunenburg, Nova Scotia during the American Revolution.
St. Margarets Bay is a bay located on the Atlantic coast of Nova Scotia, Canada on the border of Halifax County (Halifax Regional Municipality) and Lunenburg County (Municipality of the District of Chester).

Musquodoboit Valley

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The municipality's topography spans from lush farmland in the Musquodoboit Valley to rocky and heavily forested rolling hills.
The Musquodoboit Valley is a valley and region in the Halifax Regional Municipality, Nova Scotia, Canada.

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 (Citadel Hill) (1749), Bedford (Fort Sackville) (1749), Dartmouth (1750), and Lawrencetown (1754), all areas within the modern-day Regional Municipality.
Father Le Loutre's War began when Edward Cornwallis arrived to establish Halifax with 13 transports on June 21, 1749.

Melville Island (Nova Scotia)

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It includes a number of islands and peninsulas, among them McNabs Island, Beaver Island, Melville Island, Deadman's Island and Sable Island.
It is part of the Halifax Regional Municipality.

Lawrencetown, Halifax County, 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 (Citadel Hill) (1749), Bedford (Fort Sackville) (1749), Dartmouth (1750), and Lawrencetown (1754), all areas within the modern-day Regional Municipality.
Lawrencetown (1986 population: 2,680) is a Canadian rural community in Halifax, Nova Scotia on Route 207.

Halifax Stanfield International Airport

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On March 22, the mercury climbed to 28.2 C at the Halifax Windsor Park weather station, and 27.2 C at Halifax Stanfield International Airport.
Halifax Stanfield International Airport is a Canadian airport in Goffs, a rural area of Halifax, Nova Scotia.

North End, Halifax

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The North End is a multicultural and artistic neighbourhood with a long history centred on several community nodes including the venerable Gottingen Street and Hydrostone commercial areas.
The North End of Halifax is a subdivision of Halifax, Nova Scotia occupying the northern part of Halifax Peninsula immediately north of Downtown Halifax.

Halifax Central Library

Spring Garden, adjacent to downtown Halifax, is a lively mixed-use neighbourhood with a variety of shopping and entertainment options as well as the new Halifax Central Library.
The Halifax Central Library is a public library in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada on the corner of Spring Garden Road and Queen Street.