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  Halifax Regional Municipality, Nova Scotia information - Search.com
Halifax Regional Municipality, commonly referred to as HRM or simply Halifax (44°39′N 63°35′W, AST) is a Canadian regional municipality, the largest population centre in both the Province of Nova Scotia and the Atlantic region, the provincial capital, and the cultural and economic centre of Canada's east coast.
Halifax Regional Municipality (2001 population, 359,111) was created in 1996, through the amalgamation of the cities of Halifax and Dartmouth, the town of Bedford, and the Municipality of the County of Halifax.
Halifax International Airport, which serves HRM and virtually all of peninsular Nova Scotia, is located in the northern part of the municipality on the border with Hants County in Enfield.
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  Halifax Regional Municipality, Nova Scotia Information
Halifax Regional Municipality, commonly referred to as HRM is a Canadian regional municipality, the largest population centre in both the Province of Nova Scotia and the Atlantic region, the provincial capital, and a major economic centre of Canada's east coast.
Halifax Regional Municipality (2001 population, 359,111) was created in 1996, through the amalgamation of the Municipal services and councils of cities of Halifax and Dartmouth, the town of Bedford, and the Municipality of the County of Halifax.
Halifax International Airport, which serves HRM and virtually all of peninsular Nova Scotia, is located in the northern part of the municipality on the border with Hants County in Enfield.
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  Halifax Regional Municipality, Nova Scotia - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Halifax Regional Municipality, commonly referred to as HRM is a Canadian regional municipality, the largest population centre in both the Province of Nova Scotia and the Atlantic region, the provincial capital, and a major economic centre of Canada's east coast.
Halifax Regional Municipality (2001 population, 359,111) was created in 1996, through the amalgamation of the Municipal services and councils of cities of Halifax and Dartmouth, the town of Bedford, and the Municipality of the County of Halifax.
Halifax International Airport, which serves HRM and virtually all of peninsular Nova Scotia, is located in the northern part of the municipality on the border with Hants County in Enfield.
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 Halifax, Nova Scotia (former city) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Halifax, founded in 1749, is a community and the former city in the Canadian province of Nova Scotia.
Halifax was the shire town of Halifax County and the provincial capital.
Halifax only began to benefit from a process of increased rural depopulation and corresponding urban growth in Atlantic Canada during the late 20th century — a demographic shift that was delayed several decades in the region compared with other parts of North America.
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 Halifax, Nova Scotia   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Halifax is a Canadian city, the provincial capital and largest city of Nova Scotia, and the economic centre of the Atlantic Provinces.
Halifax was founded on July 9, 1749 as a military outpost for the British with a handful of farming settlers.
Halifax is home to five degree-granting post-secondary educational institutions: Dalhousie University, Saint Mary's University, The University of King's College, Mount Saint Vincent University and The Nova Scotia College of Art and Design.
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 Halifax Regional Municipality, Nova Scotia - Definition, explanation
Halifax Regional Municipality (HRM) is a regional municipality and the provincial capital of Nova Scotia, Canada.
In the early 1990s the provincial government sought to reduce the number of municipal governments in Halifax County and Cape Breton County and created a task force in 1992 to pursue this rationalization.
In 1995, an Act to Incorporate the Halifax Regional Municipality received Royal Assent in the provincial legislature and the HRM was created on April 1, 1996.
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 Halifax Regional Municipality, Nova Scotia:
It is the capital of Nova Scotia and the largest urban population centre in the Atlantic Provinces.
The Halifax Regional Municipality has a well-developed network of public and private schools, providing instruction from primary to grade 12; 150 public schools are administered by the Halifax Regional School Board as well as three public schools administered by the Conseil Scolaire Acadien Provincial, whereas the fourteen private schools are operated independently.
The Halifax Regional Municipality is comprised of 359,111 residents (2001 census).
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 Halifax Regional Municipality, Nova Scotia at AllExperts
The name "Halifax Regional Municipality" does not refer to any individual location, including the community and former City of Halifax; it may only be used to describe the entire region.
In 1995, an Act to Incorporate the Halifax Regional Municipality received Royal Assent in the provincial legislature and the Halifax Regional Municipality was established on April 1, 1996.
However, these benefits have mostly flowed to the former cities of Halifax and Dartmouth, with many rural areas of HRM continuing to experience economic stagnation and decline.In 2004, there was some discussion in the eastern shore area of applying to the province of Nova Scotia to form their own municipality.
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 Dartmouth, Nova Scotia   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Located on the eastern shore of Halifax Harbour, Dartmouth was a twin city to Halifax and was nicknamed the "City of Lakes." In 1996 the provincial government amalgamated all municipalities in Halifax County into a single tier regional government named Halifax Regional Municipality, commonly referred to as HRM.
Municipal officials at Halifax decided that these new arrivals should be settled on the opposite side of Halifax Harbour in an area known to the Mi'kmaq as "Boonamoogwaddy" or "Tomcod Ground".
During World War II Dartmouth as with Halifax was busy supporting Canada's war effort in Europe.On July 18 1945, at the end of the Second World War, a fire broke out at the magazine jetty in Bedford Basin on this sunken barge and quickly spread to the dock.
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 Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
Halifax (44°39′ N 63°35′ W, AST) is a Canadian city, the provincial capital and largest population centre in Nova Scotia, and the economic centre of the Atlantic Provinces.
In 1995, an Act to Incorporate the Halifax Regional Municipality received Royal Assent in the provincial legislature and the HRM was created on April 1, 1996 by amalgamating the neighbouring cities of Halifax and Dartmouth with the town of Bedford and rural Halifax County.
Halifax's main form of public transportation is the bus, however, as of 2004 the mayor, Peter Kelly, and several regional councillors also favour instituting a commuter rail system on current and abandoned railway lines in the area.
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 Reference.com/Encyclopedia/Halifax, Nova Scotia (former city)
Halifax was founded in 1749 and incorporated as a city in 1841.
Halifax only began to benefit from a process of increased rural depopulation and corresponding urban growth in Atlantic Canada during the late 20th century — a demographic shift that was delayed several decades in the region compared with other parts of North America.
Halifax Peninsula and Mainland Halifax), although the communities that comprise Mainland Halifax that were amalgamated into the City of Halifax in 1969 are reasserting their identities.
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 Dartmouth, Nova Scotia at AllExperts
Located on the eastern shore of Halifax Harbour, Dartmouth was a twin city to Halifax and is still nicknamed the "City of Lakes." In 1996 the provincial government Halifax County into a single tier Regional Municipality named Halifax Regional Municipality, commonly referred to as HRM.
A railway trestle was built across Halifax Harbour in the late 1800s to bring rail service to Dartmouth however it was destroyed by a storm, requiring the present railway connection built around Bedford Basin.
Municipal officials at Halifax decided that these new arrivals should be settled on the opposite side of Halifax Harbour in an area known to the Mi'kmaq as "Boonamoogwaddy" or "Tomcod Ground".
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 Cape Breton Regional Municipality, Nova Scotia - Definition, explanation
Cape Breton Regional Municipality (CBRM) is a regional municipality in Nova Scotia, Canada.
In the early 1990s the provincial government sought to reduce the number of municipalities in Halifax County and Cape Breton County and created a task force in 1992 to pursue this rationalization.
In 1995, the Cape Breton Regional Municipality Act was implemented and the CBRM was created on August 1, 1995.
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 Halifax travel guide - Wikitravel
Halifax [1] is the capital city of Nova Scotia and the largest city in the Atlantic Provinces of Canada.
Halifax is connected to the rest of Canada by provincial highways 101, 102, 103, and 104.
Many corporations have their regional headquarters in the city, some are located downtown like TD and the Royal Bank, while others are located in some of the major business parks in the region like Burnside Industrial Park or the Aerotech Park which is located next to the Airport.
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The Halifax Regional Municipality (HRM), along with public and private partners, has implemented an innovative strategy for the on-site separation of wet, dry and recyclable waste at both residential and business sources.
HRM hired Clean Nova Scotia, a provincial non-profit organization with established contacts and school programs, to network with the community at large and engage residents in discussion through public meetings.
Clean Nova Scotia produced local cable television shows as part of their work for the province to reinforce messages about the new provincial legislation concerning source separation of waste and diversion.
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 Halifax International Airport Authority
Halifax, N.S. — Halifax International Airport experienced economic growth in 2003 despite several significant events -- the war in Iraq, Air Canada’s filing for bankruptcy protection, the SARS epidemic, Hurricane Juan, and the worldwide economic slowdown, says an economic impact study released today by the Halifax International Airport Authority (HIAA).
The study showed that Halifax International Airport has achieved consistent growth over the past seven years, resulting in a 15 per cent increase in total gross output for the provincial economy and a 21 per cent increase in employment since the 1996 study was conducted.
Halifax International Airport is Atlantic Canada’s principal full-service airport providing passengers and cargo clients with access to markets across the country and strategic locations in the United States and Europe.
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 Nova Scotia travel guide - Wikitravel
Nova Scotia [1] is one of the Atlantic Provinces of Canada.
Nova Scotia has strong Scottish roots, but for a population of about a million it is remarkably diverse: with Mikmaq peoples, fl Nova Scotians, French Acadians, Annapolis Valley farmers, lobster fishermen, and Haligonians all forming distinctive groups.
Nova Scotia is best known for "Alexander Keith's India Pale Ale," known locally simply as "Keith's" [5]: Natives tend to get a kick out of outsiders trying it.
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 Halifax Chamber of Commerce : Newsroom: Opinion Editorial
In the case of the Halifax Regional Municipality and Nova Scotia as a whole, growth and success for our business community lies in the hands of those immigrant men and women that, to this point, we have been unable to attract and retain in our province.
Racism in Nova Scotia is a subtle but pervasive problem that does not affect newly arrived men and women alone.
On behalf of the Halifax Chamber of Commerce, I want to urge all individuals, business, political and social leaders alike to recognize the inequities that exist and to work to correct them.
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 Information and Communication Technology Clusters - Nova Scotia
Halifax Regional Municipality is Nova Scotia's largest city, and is the business and financial service centre for the entire Atlantic region.
Nova Scotia has long been home to a software and information and communications technology (ICT) services cluster, with many major national and international companies operating from Halifax.
Nova Scotia boasts the largest number of post-secondary institutions per capita in Canada, including Dalhousie University, St.
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