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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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Our open space Master Plan is in-progress.
Harnessing the potential of our waterfronts.
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News from the water’s edge.
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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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A public open house will be held on February 26, 2015, from 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm at the Sunnyside Mall in Bedford. The purpose of the public open house will be to provide the public with information on the initial assessments and evaluations prior to finalizing the study. The information available at the open house will include a thorough analysis of the documented background assessments of existing infrastructure, estimation of traffic demand, potential station locations, and operations design. To ensure the study is thorough and comprehensive, a scope variation to include a Halifax to Beaver Bank scenario is near completion and will also be included. The information provided at the open house will also be available for viewing on the Halifax Transit website and Shape Your City Halifax online engagement portal.
The Transportation Standing Committee has requested an additional open house be held on the Halifax Peninsula. Hosting a second public open house is outside the scope of the study and would require additional funding to be identified. In addition, the purpose of the open house is only to provide information, not to gauge public interest or support for commuter rail. As such, it is not intended to be a comprehensive public engagement process. The rail corridor travels through many communities in the Municipality, from the South End of Halifax to Enfield, and a location in Bedford was selected for the session as a central location. The information presented will also be available online for residents to view. Once the final study is assembled and presented, if Council chooses to pursue commuter rail, a more comprehensive public consultation program may be warranted.