Halifax, Nova Scotia


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Halifax, legally known as the Halifax Regional Municipality, is the capital of the province of Nova Scotia, Canada. The metropolitan area had a population of 390,096 in 2011, with 297,943 in the urban area centred on Halifax Harbour. The regional municipality consists of four former municipalities that were amalgamated in 1996: Halifax, Dartmouth, Bedford, and the Municipality of Halifax County.Halifax is a major economic centre in Atlantic Canada with a large concentration of government services and private sector companies. 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. Agriculture, fishing, mining, forestry and natural gas extraction are major resource industries found in the rural areas of the municipality. Halifax was ranked by MoneySense magazine as the fourth best place to live in Canada for 2012, placed first on a list of "large cities by quality of life" and placed second in a list of "large cities of the future", both conducted by fDi Magazine for North and South American cities. Additionally, Halifax has consistently placed in the top 10 for business friendliness of North and South American cities, as conducted by fDi Magazine.

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Halifax Postpartum Doula Training

Halifax Postpartum Doula Training
08:00 am - 16 November 2018

At Halifax, Nova Scotia

DONA Approved Postpartum Doula Workshop A Postpartum Doula: Offers education, nonjudgmental physical and emotional support during the first three months or more...

Halifax Birth Doula Training

Halifax Birth Doula Training
08:30 am - 26 October 2018

At Halifax, Nova Scotia

This three day DONA Approved Birth Doula Workshop teaches participants the physiology of birth and the emotional needs of a person in labor; how to assist a pregnant...

Design-Build Conference

Design-Build Conference
08:00 am - 11 October 2018

At Halifax, Nova Scotia

A “must attend” for individuals and firms looking to participate in a collaborative & innovative team-building environment. Learn & network at Canada’s largest...

Fundamentals of Design-Build Tutorial

Fundamentals of Design-Build Tutorial
08:00 am - 10 October 2018

At Halifax, Nova Scotia

An interactive one-day introduction to design-build. Learn from industry professionals and network with your peers! This tutorial is a must for practitioners, owners,...

Halifax: 4-Day CSA Solar Electrician Course

Halifax: 4-Day CSA Solar Electrician Course
09:00 am - 13 August 2018

At Halifax, Nova Scotia

SIC is coming to Halifax to host our CSA Solar Electrician Course. Seats are limited to 30 and book up quickly! To learn more and book now please follow the link:...

Next Act Festival

Next Act Festival
10:00 am - 25 July 2018

At Halifax, Nova Scotia

HALIFAX, NOVA SCOTIA BUS STOP THEATRE JULY 25-29, 2018 Next Act is an intensive 4-day training program and festival for improvisers ages 19 to 24. Registered...

Halifax Certified EAL Course July 23-27, 2018

Halifax Certified EAL Course July 23-27, 2018
08:00 am - 23 July 2018

At Halifax, Nova Scotia

International Horse Certification Course with Business Training WORKING WITH HORSES IN A COMPLETELY DIFFERENT WAY! Belong to a company that cares about your success!...

Diocese of Ottawa, Eastern Canada & Upstate New York PLC 2018

Diocese of Ottawa, Eastern Canada & Upstate New York PLC 2018
09:00 am - 28 June 2018

At Halifax, Nova Scotia

The parish of St. Antonios Church is excited to host the 2018 Parish Life Conference! From June 28- July 1, 2018 join us for a weekend filled with fun, faith, and...

Childbirth Educator Training

Childbirth Educator Training
08:30 am - 01 June 2018

At Halifax, Nova Scotia

Lamaze International is one of the leading organizations in Childbirth Education, providing current, evidenced-based and interactive classroom education to prepare...

Halifax - Drone (UAV) Ground School

Halifax - Drone (UAV) Ground School
05:00 pm - 11 May 2018

At Halifax, Nova Scotia

The Aerobotika Academy UAV pilot ground school teaches you all of the essential knowledge to get started in the unmanned aviation industry. We help your current...

AFX - the Animation Festival of Halifax

AFX - the Animation Festival of Halifax
05:00 pm - 10 May 2018

At Halifax, Nova Scotia

A three day festival celebrating the art and industry of animation. The festival takes place primary in Carbon Arc Cinema in the Museum of Natural History, 1747...

The 2018 East Coast Music Awards: Festival and Conference

The 2018 East Coast Music Awards: Festival and Conference
12:00 pm - 02 May 2018

At Halifax, Nova Scotia

The 2018 East Coast Music Awards: Festival and Conference takes place in Halifax, NS from May 2-6, 2018! This is the 30th Anniversary of the ECMAs! Tickets and...

Halifax Birth Doula Training

Halifax Birth Doula Training
08:30 am - 27 April 2018

At Halifax, Nova Scotia

This three day DONA Approved Birth Doula Workshop teaches participants the physiology of birth and the emotional needs of a person in labor; how to assist a pregnant...

Big Fish & Begonia Theatrical Release - Halifax

Big Fish & Begonia Theatrical Release - Halifax
07:00 pm - 11 April 2018

At Halifax, Nova Scotia

Beauty lies in sacrifice. Based off ancient Chinese legends comes a beautiful tale of love, sacrifice, and grand adventure. Beyond the human realm, there is a magical...

9th Annual BUNNY HOP Halifax

9th Annual BUNNY HOP Halifax
07:00 pm - 06 April 2018

At Halifax, Nova Scotia

From the team that brought you #12BARZ... ✯ The Bunny HOP ✯ North America's Largest Pub Crawls You survived 12 Barz and it was legendary... Tasks, shots, amazing...

Community Day 2.0

Community Day 2.0
05:00 pm - 19 February 2018

At Halifax, Nova Scotia

The Week Dalhousie Gives Back! Brought to you by Dalhousie Human Rights & Equity Services, Student Affairs, the Dalhousie Bissett Student Success Centre, the International...

Consulado Móvil de México en Halifax

Consulado Móvil de México en Halifax
10:00 am - 03 February 2018

At Halifax, Nova Scotia

Mexicanos Residentes en las Provincias Atlánticas de Canadá. El Consulado General de México en Montreal, en colaboración con el Consulado Honorario en Nueva...

MTC Studio Residency

MTC Studio Residency
04:00 pm - 01 February 2018

At Halifax, Nova Scotia

With the fantastic allowance and help of Visual Arts Nova Scotia, I'll take ownership of a studio space in Halifax for 2 months. My goals are to work and increase...

In The Dead Of Winter Festival 2018

In The Dead Of Winter Festival 2018
07:00 pm - 18 January 2018

At Halifax, Nova Scotia

In the Dead Of Winter is back for our 13th year! #IDOW2018 is Halifax's favourite winter festival. Join us for another weekend of music and good friends! Initial...

3 hour Breastfeeding Workshop

3 hour Breastfeeding Workshop
02:00 pm - 07 January 2018

At Halifax, Nova Scotia

This 3 hour course will be facilitated by Nancy Harmon, IBCLC of Good Latch Breastfeeding support services, will provide participants with the DONA Breastfeeding...

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Halifax Tweets

The Stubborn Goat
The Stubborn Goat
Announcing our next #LiveAtTheGoat show on Saturday, November 24th. We've got a double bill with @Ian_Sherwood and… https://t.co/yXaf2V7ceX

paul mackinnon
paul mackinnon
RT @UWHalifax: Thanks to Mayor @MikeSavageHFX for reminding us that we all have a role to play in fighting poverty and addressing affordabl…

Cheese Curds®
Cheese Curds®
Have you tried our Philly Cheese Steak Poutine yet? It's not too late, but time is running out. Available at all lo… https://t.co/TTngcUBkoi

The Motorleague
The Motorleague
RT @SonicConcerts: Tonight in #Halifax! Don't miss @defaultcanada, featuring @dallassmith, at @CasinoNSHalifax's Schooner Room! With specia…

Sonic Concerts
Sonic Concerts
Tonight in #Halifax! Don't miss @defaultcanada, featuring @dallassmith, at @CasinoNSHalifax's Schooner Room! With s… https://t.co/Rk8v8aYlhV

the ikebana shop
the ikebana shop
Kongō Rikishi (金剛力士) - the 2 statues guarding the gates of Todaiji temple in Nara. A-gyō (阿形), mouth open, baring t… https://t.co/O6NEfaeQcb

Battle Cry for Mental Health
Battle Cry for Mental Health
RT @andrea_fennell: Hey #halifax come check out an amazing night with some extraordinary youth from our community #spryfield. There will be…

Holly G
Holly G
@IndwellCA is changing the story in their communities, changing lives. What can we learn #halifax #novascotia… https://t.co/rlxll3EN3r

ROSAPEL
ROSAPEL
RT @DaleyProgress: *Social Media Speed Audits* Jan 8th > @AnitaKirkbride and I won't judge you but we will give you honest, actionable feed…

100+WomenHalifax
100+WomenHalifax
"Great opportunities to help others seldom come, but small ones surround us every day." ~Sally Koch #Quote… https://t.co/mqJ41f7l5u