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A bustling seaside playground where people of all ages and backgrounds come to explore and experience the best of Nova Scotia.
A seaside destination for the entire family.
Where cultural and seafaring experiences meet a new ocean economy.
A UNESCO World Heritage Site where Nova Scotia’s seafaring history comes to life.
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Four unique waterfronts filled with experiences for all ages.
A waterfront view makes everything taste better.
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Learn more about recent waterfront developments.
Our open space Master Plan is in-progress.
Harnessing the potential of our waterfronts.
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Together, we are building waterfronts that are experiential and economic hubs for all Nova Scotians.
Building on the greatness of the ocean since 1976.
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Become a steward of a rising tide.
On Friday, December 6, at 9:05 am, Royal Canadian Navy vessels will sound their horns in Halifax Harbour to mark the Halifax Explosion. They will be joined by merchant and visiting ships, as well as Tall Ship Silva, Theodore Tugboat and others.
A special participant is CSS Acadia, which is berthed year round at the Maritime Museum of the Atlantic on the Halifax waterfront. In fact, Acadia was the Bedford Basin guard ship on the morning of Dec. 6, 1917.
This is expected line up with a cannon salute from Citadel Hill and church bells ringing in Halifax, Dartmouth and Bedford immediately following.
The Halifax Explosion was the largest man made explosion in history prior to Hiroshima. The Begian relief ship Imo collided with the French munitions ship Mont Blancmid point in the Halifax Harbour narrows, they caught fire and the explosion followed.