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Halifax-area man charged with attempted murder after meeting woman for date, getting robbed

What began as a date on Halifax’s downtown boardwalk ended with an attempted murder investigation.

The incident, which a police spokesperson describes as “bizarre,” happened at around 7:30 p.m. 411 more words

Crime

Halifax man arrested after hit and run on city's popular waterfront boardwalk

A Halifax man is in custody after a vehicle was driven onto the city’s picturesque waterfront boardwalk Sunday night, striking a pedestrian before fleeing the scene. 145 more words

Crime

Halifax police officer pulls unresponsive man from water

A Halifax police officer pulled an unresponsive man from the water near the 1200 block of Lower Water Street on Saturday evening.

Police were called to the waterfront shortly before 8 p.m. 58 more words

Canada

Nova Scotia: Exploring Downtown Halifax

We recently visited Nova Scotia and New Brunswick, and I’ll share our time there in chunks. Today’s post highlights the things we saw and did in Downtown Halifax, which is where we stayed while visiting Nova Scotia for a week. 483 more words

Travel

Downtown Halifax sees big business despite construction woes

Between Canada Day, Jazz Fest, the Tall Ships Regatta ¬†and now Busker Fest, there’s been very little downtime for downtown businesses this summer.

“There was concern that maybe keep people away but it didn’t really seem to by all indications,” said Paul MacKinnon, executive director of the Downtown Halifax Business Commission. 325 more words

Economy

Sails equal sales?: Local Halifax businesses brace for Tall Ships weekend

The Rendez-Vous 2017 Tall Ships Regatta officially kicked off in Halifax on Friday with many vessels already docked along the waterfront.

With hundreds of thousands of people expected to descend on the downtown, many local businesses are bracing themselves for the crowds. 301 more words

Canada

Ruth Goldbloom honoured with virtual statue on Halifax waterfront

Visitors to the Halifax waterfront can now view and adjust a virtual statue of the late Ruth Goldbloom using an app.

“It’s wonderful. It’s the source of tremendous pride because she made a very major contribution to the… 502 more words

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