Halifax is the capital city of Nova Scotia and the economic centre for Canada’s East Coast. With a population of over 400,000, the city of Halifax is the largest city east of Québec and north of Boston, and is home to many diverse communities. It is both cosmopolitan and laid-back, balancing a vibrant entertainment and arts culture with an easy going east coast attitude. In Halifax you’ll find the cost of living affordable, with endless cultural & entertainment options, and easy access to outdoor recreation without the stress and traffic jams of bigger cities.
The city is always bustling with activity, ranging from entertainment on the boardwalk, numerous sporting events, interesting gallery exhibits, an impressive variety of restaurants and cafés, to everything in between. The unique atmosphere is welcoming and inviting. Haligonians enjoy many large city amenities and a small town feel.