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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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Building on the greatness of the ocean since 1976.
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15th Annual Carmichael Lecture is happening on Thursday, March 2, in the Schooner Room at the Casino Nova Scotia, 6-8 pm. Presented by Downtown Halifax, in partnership with Waterfront Development and Dalhousie University School of Planning.
The Carmichael Lecture is free and open to the public on a first-come, first served basis. Andreas Røhl of Gehl Copenhagen will speak on the topic of designing urban transportation to create livable cities.
About Andreas Røhl:
Andreas Røhl works with Jan Gehl and associates based in Copenhagen, Denmark. Andreas has broad experience creating efficient urban transport systems, with a focus on transport as a means to create livable cities. He has worked at both national and city levels and has acted as advisor for cities such as Vancouver, Vienna, and Berlin. His seven-year position as director of the Bicycle Programme at the City of Copenhagen, has provided Andreas with unique insights into delivering on high profile political agendas, as well as promoting cycling in urban areas via both hard and soft infrastructure. Visit http://gehlpeople.com/people/andreasr/.
About The Carmichael Lecture:
The Carmichael Lecture was created to honour Downtown Halifax Business Commission’s former Executive Director, Kate Carmichael, and her passion for urban revitalization. Invited lecturers speak on topics designed to inform and educate on key issues that create a thriving downtown. DHBC represents over 1,600 businesses located in the central business district of Halifax, Nova Scotia. DHBC strives to make Downtown Halifax a better place to live, work, and play by: improving business conditions; promoting economic development; supporting members’ common business interests; and fostering a positive image of the Downtown area.