Halifax, Nova Scotia

An exciting variety of sights, attractions and people make up the Halifax region. Nature has blessed this area with sandy beaches, rugged shorelines and colourful gardens.This fine location was the site of the first British town in Canada, founded in 1749. Since then, the area has evolved to be home for a diverse mix of people. Charming fishing villages, farming communities and Atlantic Canada’s largest city.

Culinary & Wine:

Fresh, local foods and wine paired with expert chefs makes Halifax a popular and unique culinary destination.From the oldest farmer’s market in North America to having some of the freshest seafood available,Halifax is a delight for your taste buds.

Entertainment & Music:

From comedy clubs to pubs playing traditional Maritime music, to major festivals like the TD Halifax Jazz Festival and the Royal Nova Scotia International Tattoo, Halifax entertainment delivers on lively options year-round.

Outdoor Activity:

Halifax offers outdoor activities to suit everyone – sea kayaking, rock climbing, snow shoeing,kilometers of hiking, sailing, surfing, skiing, and golf,just to name a few. Or if running is more your style, the Scotia Bank Blue Nose Marathon is the biggest annual race weekend in Atlantic Canada.

Arts & Culture:

Home to one of the oldest Art colleges in North America,Halifax’s arts and culture scene is rich and alive. From art galleries, to live theatre, to the many cultural Halifax festivals, including the International Busker Festival and the Atlantic Film Festival, Halifax has got the scene covered.

Area Schools:

  • William King Elementary School
  • J L Isley High School
  • Joseph Howe Elementary
  • Halifax Central Junior High