Halifax, Nova Scotia

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Halifax, officially 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, officially 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)

HalifaxCity of Halifaxestablishing
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 current community located in the Halifax Regional Municipality of Nova Scotia, Canada.

Bedford, Nova Scotia

BedfordTown of BedfordBedford, NS
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.

Halifax Harbour

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It had a population of 403,131 in 2016, with 316,701 in the urban area centred on Halifax Harbour.
Halifax Harbour is a large natural harbour on the Atlantic coast of Nova Scotia, Canada, located in the Halifax Regional Municipality.

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 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.

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.

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).

Annapolis Royal

Annapolis Royal, Nova ScotiaAnnapolis, Nova ScotiaAnnapolis
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.
The town was the capital of Acadia and later Nova Scotia for almost 150 years, until the founding of the City of Halifax in 1749.

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.

Citadel Hill (Fort George)

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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.
Citadel Hill is a hill that is a National Historic Site in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada.

George Montagu-Dunk, 2nd Earl of Halifax

George Montague-Dunk, 2nd Earl of HalifaxLord HalifaxThe Earl of Halifax
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

1917 explosiona munitions ship exploded in Halifax.the huge detonation
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.

Provinces and territories of Canada

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Halifax, officially 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 suburban community in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada.

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, United States and Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada date back to the founding of Halifax in 1749, when Boston businesses had an interest in the new settlement for shipping and fish trade.

Prince Edward Island

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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 and has a land area of 5686.03 km2.

Father Le Loutre's War

Father Le Loutre’s Wara guerrilla warengaged in a campaign to consolidate
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.

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 of Nova Scotia, Canada.

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).

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.