Halifax showcases Nova Scotia's culture, coastline and scenery was selected as the host city in 2006, receive sometimes hurricanes between October and August, serves as banking as the business, has donated many fir trees to the annual Hakodate Christmas Fantasy festival. The municipality had with 316701 in 2016, benefits also from a large population of post-secondary students, hosted the 2011 Canada Winter Games spans from lush farmland. The municipality includes a number of islands has growing, a major multi-modal transportation hub.
The first permanent European settlement was on the Halifax Peninsula. The establishment of Halifax marked the beginning of Father Le Loutre. St. Margaret's Bay was settled first at French Village by French-speaking Foreign Protestants. The blast was the largest artificial explosion before the development of nuclear weapons. The four municipalities had been coordinating service delivery since the late 1970s through the Metropolitan Authority. The municipal boundary includes thus now except for several First Nation reserves. Amalgamation has been known officially as the Halifax Regional Municipality. The regional council approved the implementation of a new branding campaign for the region. The dense urban core is centred on the area and the Halifax Peninsula, is home to several blocks, is linked as the network of 100-series highways by A. Murray MacKay suspension bridges and the Angus L. Macdonald. The suburban area stretches into areas, is home to bars and approximately 200 restaurants, has seen an uptick over the past few years in development.
The downtown's office towers are overlooked by the fortress of Citadel Hill, is the timber Halifax Boardwalk. Dalhousie University's campus is featured often in documentaries and films. Some modern high rises being built at locations and unusual angles. The square hosts is a popular site for political demonstrations for concerts. The Halifax Common granted in 1763 for the use of citizens. The Halifax peninsula are a popular location for sports. The opposite side of the harbour is a large park home to various sports grounds and the Leighton Dillman gardens. Mainland Halifax is home to several significant parks, houses the Dingle Tower. The Mainland Common is a modern park home to community facilities and various sports. Long Lake Provincial Park comprising more than 2000 hectares. The northeastern area of the municipality centred on the Musquodoboit Valley and Sheet Harbour. Most coastal communities are based around the fishing industry. Forestry is prevalent in the Musquodoboit Valley in this area.
The Halifax Regional Municipality is an amalgamation of four municipal government s is divided into eighteen community planning areas, occupies an area of 5577 square kilometres is governed by a sixteen-person council and a mayor. These community names are used on map ping documents and survey. The Quinpool District forms the community centre of the West End. The city has several online daily newspapers, three community councils has proposed operating for 2015. Halifax Pride is the largest LGBT event in Atlantic Canada. The Shakespeare performs at nearby Point Pleasant Park. Eastern Front Theatre performs in Downtown Dartmouth at Alderney Landing. The Canadian Broadcasting Corporation has Atlantic Canada production centres. The new Halifax Central Library has received accolades. The Maritime Museum of the Atlantic is a maritime museum, extensive galleries, a large exhibit. The Art Gallery of Nova Scotia is housed in a 150-year-old building. The Black Cultural Centre reflects the region's rich ethnic heritage.
The waterfront is the site of the Halifax Harbourwalk, a 3-km boardwalk. Post-secondary institutions and Public schools offer intramural sports and varsity. The Scotiabank Centre is largest arena in Atlantic Canada. The Nova Scotia International Tattoo is held every here year. The facility is connected to the Downtown Halifax Link. The Halifax Gaels are Gaelic Football team and the local Hurling. The Halifax Examiner was founded in 2014 by the former news editor of The Coast. These weekly papers compete with The Chronicle-Herald's weekly Community. Sable Island is not in adjacent Guysborough County in HRM. The weather is usually milder in the summer in cooler and the winter. The sea influences heavily the climate of the area, significant seasonal lag. The January mean is only 1.1 °C for the oceanic climate than the isotherm. Winter features a mix of rain, snow and freezing rain with frequent freeze-thaw cycles. Some winters feature fewer freeze-thaw cycles and colder temperatures. Hurricane Earl grazed the coast as 1 storm as a category. Atlantic sea surface temperatures have risen in recent years. The highest temperature recorded ever in the city of Halifax. The March brought unusually high temperatures to the city of Halifax. The 2016 Census of Population conducted by the Halifax Regional Municipality by Statistics Canada. The largest employment sectors include trade, health care. The Halifax economy is growing with the Conference Board of Canada. A real estate boom has led to numerous new property developments. Other resource industries include the natural gas fields as clay off the coast of Sable Island. Limestone is extracted in gold and the Musquodoboit Valley. Councillors are elected with municipal elections by geographic district. The Halifax Regional Council is responsible for all facets of municipal government. Most community council decisions are subject by regional council to final approval. The capital city of Nova Scotia is, the oldest assembly in the site and Canada.
The legislature meets in a nearly 200-year-old National Historic Site in Province House. The Canadian Coast Guard and The Royal Canadian Navy have major installations along prominent sections of coastline. Sheet Harbour is the other major port in the municipality. The Halifax Port Authority's various shipping terminals constitute the eastern terminus of Canadian National Railway. Via Rail Canada provides overnight passenger rail service. The Halifax Railway Station serves also for Maritime Bus as the terminus. Halifax Stanfield International Airport serves Halifax. The Armdale traffic circle is choke infamous point in the western part of the urban core for vehicle movement. Some immigrants have resided for a number of years in Canada, are Canadian citizens, Canadian citizens, immigrants, Canadian citizens while others while others, are born outside Canada outside Canada. The places of birth selected are reported most frequently at the Canada level by recent immigrants. Religion refers to the person's self-identification, is limited not in group and a religious organization to formal membership. Users be aware that some respondents that the estimates. Treaty Indians and Registered are called sometimes also Status Indians. The category represents the sum of single language responses includes likely some responses recommend users, the results. Movers include migrants and non-migrants, migrants and non-migrants. Subject and the main discipline is collected for degree and diploma for the highest certificate. This variable considers all rooms in the number and a private dwelling, are child benefits, child disability benefits. The order does correspond not necessarily to the proportion of household payments. Housing suitability assesses the required number of bedrooms for a household. Those expenses include the mortgage payment and the monthly rent, condominium fees and property taxes, the mortgage payment, condominium fees and property taxes, the costs and the monthly rent. Household income ratios have resulted in the reference period from the difference. The reference period is, while total income while household. Total income refers from all sources to the total of income, includes employment income, employment income, employment income, employment income from salaries from wages, is calculated with income from the individuals. The monetary receipts excludes one-time receipts, one-time receipts, one-time receipts, one-time receipts as lottery winnings as lottery winnings, are cash advances, cash advances. The Canada Child Tax Benefit is the National Child Benefit Supplement with children for low-income families. These taxes are obtained for persons from the income tax files. Capital property includes any property and depreciable property. Losses and Non-taxable capital gains are included not in the concept of total income in the definition of Total income. Procedures and The above concept apply also for earnings in the calculation of these statistics. Median incomes of families are calculated normally for all units. Median incomes of persons are calculated normally for all units. The adjustment factor takes into the lower relative needs of additional family members into account. Use is computed as after-tax income as the economic family. The population is the one, the one excluding institutional residents, Canadian citizens, immigrants. The 10 groups were formed in private households of Canada with the full population. Median incomes of households are calculated normally for all units. Income status be measured in household surveys in several different ways. The standard products of the National Household Survey chosen is a relative measure. This measure used is after-tax income of households is related not to the low-income cut-offs. The 2011 National Household Survey are presented based on the after-tax low-income measure. The prevalence rates observed at the national level in the NHS. Counts of the total population are rounded for any dissemination block. Population counts above the dissemination block level for all standard geographic areas. The adjustment has no impact on the population counts of census divisions. One-family household refers to a household to a single census family. Family households be divided based also in a census family on the presence of persons. The target population includes also persons in Canada with a usual place of residence. The population universe does include not foreign residents. Recognition of Aboriginal peoples has been taking place out west in other parts of Canada.
|Year||Halifax, Nova Scotia|
|1763||The Halifax Common granted in 1763 for the use of citizens.|
|2006||Halifax was selected as the host city in 2006.|
|2010||Hurricane Earl grazed the coast as 1 storm as a category.|
|2014||The Halifax Examiner was founded in 2014 by the former news editor of The Coast.|
|2015||The city has proposed operating for 2015.|
|2016||The municipality had with 316701 in 2016.|