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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.
Learn more about Nova Scotia’s waterfronts.
News from the water’s edge.
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Learn more about the mix of projects and events on the 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.
For updates click here. Queen’s Marque, a district on the Halifax Waterfront, tells the story of Nova Scotia through form…
Part of the Dartmouth Harbourwalk trail, this mural art project is created on exterior walls around Dartmouth Cove. This collaborative project involves…
Christkindl Market— a traditional German holiday market—is back for another festive season at Alderney Landing on the Dartmouth waterfront. This…
This summer, Dalhousie University’s School of Architecture students installed a series of pop-up furniture along a strategic portion of the…
On September 1, 2016 Federal and Provincial funding was announced for COVE (Centre for Ocean Ventures & Entrepreneurship), located on the Dartmouth…
Waterfront Development looks at productive uses of waterfront lands that will benefit researchers, ocean technology companies, and entrepreneurs With the…
The Royal Canadian Navy saluted Queen Mary 2 with the HMCS Frigate Montreal, pictured following Queen Mary 2, escorting Cunard’s flagship upon her departure…
Summer 2016 Update: Waterfront Development suspended infilling operation for Phase II in 2013 and has been working with the community…
The former Canadian Coast Guard land on the Dartmouth waterfront will be home to an ocean innovation centre. Waterfront Development…
Baconfest Halifax will showcase the films of Edmund Bacon that explore a variety of aspects of City Building. Hosted by Fusion Halifax,…