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Nova Scotia (Latin for New Scotland; Scottish Gaelic: Alba Nuadh; French: Nouvelle-Écosse) is a Canadian province located on Canada's southeastern coast. It is the most populous province in the Maritimes, and its capital, Halifax, is a major economic centre of the region.
Several regions of the Mi'kmaq nation of Mi'gma'gi are visible in Nova Scotia. They once covered all of the Maritimes, as well as parts of Maine, the More...
Nowhere else feels like a city and a small town at the same time like Halifax does. The hustle and bustle that makes up Atlantic Canada’s hub city feels more like a brisk walk than a full out run. No wonder Haligonians find it so hard to leave. There’s always a sense of feeling at home, even if you’re only here on vacation. What makes Halifax unique aren’t the more than 200 acres of trees inside the city itself or the way students from six universities drive the city’s economy. No, the City of Trees as it’s known is richer in history than any other city in Canada.
First established a British navel port back More...
Built by New England loyalists, and on a rich scallop fishing industry, the small town of Digby is Nova Scotia’s gateway to Canada’s most prestigious waters. The populated town of about 2,200 overlooks the Bay of Fundy, Digby’s entryway to the rest of the world since the town’s beginning in 1783. Digby’s tides are among the highest in the world, helping create some of the most captivating waterside scenery and earning Digby the title of The Most Romantic Place in Canada.
Standing at the foot of the Annapolis Valley, Digby’s deep heritage is made up of small town values. The town prides itself on its tourism More...
Resident Haligonians will agree: parking in Halifax, especially in the downtown core, is an exercise in patience. The city's early founders didn't anticipate a parking shortage when they founded Halifax in the 18-th century. Their lack of technological foresight has tested the limits of even the world's foremost parking experts. But not to worry, we've come to deliver some helpful information on how to best navigate Halifax's congested parking spaces.
Every city has them. The short metal weeds have sprung up from underneath Halifax's sidewalks over the years and devour change More...