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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


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


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


The Halifax waterfront now has free public Wi-Fi

The Halifax Regional Municipality has connected another location to its free public Wi-Fi service.

On Monday, the Halifax waterfront was added to the list of places people can access the internet without having to waste their cell phone data plans. 179 more words


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Two atop the wave at the Halifax Waterfront, June, 2017

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Halifax boardwalk’s floating bridge to open next week

The floating bridge being constructed to reconnect Halifax’s waterfront boardwalk is now scheduled to open sometime sometime next week.

“We made a decision not to open for the Canada Day weekend,” said Jennifer Angel, acting president of…

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Halifax, Dartmouth start connection to free public Wi-Fi

Those visiting Halifax or Dartmouth this summer are about to find themselves losing a bit less data on their wireless devices as free Wi-Fi is hooked up throughout the municipality, with the Grand Parade and the Dartmouth waterfront as the first connections. 296 more words