FUN FACTS ABOUT HALIFAX, NS

  1. It has a population of 403,131 people
  2. Halifax Harbour experienced the Halifax Explosion, that largest artificial explosion prior to the development of nuclear weapons in 1917
  3. Very close to the iconic Peggy’s Cove, a well known (and well photographed) lighthouse and township

Get to know your new city by visiting this useful website: www.discoverhalifaxns.com

Quick links

MFRC Halifax

902 427-7788

Canadian Forces Housing Agency

902 427-7003

Base Hospitality Services (temporary accommodations)

Chapel

Mess - Halifax

Mess - Shearwater

Health

Medical Services Insurance 

The Nova Scotia Hospital

Dartmouth General Hospital

Hants Community Hospital

Cobequid Community Health Centre

Eastern Shore Memorial Hospital

Musquodoboit Valley Memorial Hospital

Queen Elizabeth II Health Sciences Centre

Twin Oaks Memorial Hospital

IWK Children’s Hospital

Transportation

Registry of Motor Vehicles 

Metro Transit 

Utilities

Aliant 

Nova Scotia Power 

Eastlink

Halifax Regional Water Commission

Education

Halifax Regional School Board 

Conseil scolaire acadien provincial

Dalhousie University

St Mary‘s University

Mount Saint Vincent University

Nova Scotia Community College

Nova Scotia College of Art and Design

Clubs and Facilities

Archery Club

Brazilian Jiu Jitsu

Café Français (MFRC)

CFB Halifax Outback Climbers Club

Cambridge Military Library

Curling Club

Entrepreneur Club

Fall's Lake Cottages and Campground

Fitness, Sports, and Recreation Centre - Fleet

Fitness, Sports, and Recreation Centre - Shearwater

Hartlen Point Forces Golf Club

MacDonald Beach

Martial Arts Club - ITF Tae Kwon Do

Military Historical Re-enactors Club 

Navy Tridents Triathlon Club

Pickleball

RV Storage

Shearwater Arena

Shearwater Bluefins Swim Club

Shearwater Radio Control Flyers' Club

Shearwater SCUBA Club

Shearwater Yacht Club