Living in Halifax and Nova Scotia
A modern port city with a vibrant cultural scene, Halifax blends a unique heritage with ongoing urban growth and development.
Halifax is the capital of Nova Scotia and the largest city in the Atlantic Provinces with a population of approximately 403,000 people. It is easily accessible, with an international airport and direct links to major centres in Canada, the United States, and destinations in Europe.
Working in Halifax
Major Halifax employers include education, health care, financial services, telecommunications, energy, retail, and government. With the proximity of the Atlantic Ocean, Halifax offers a quality of life that appeals to many different types of interests.
For more information on Halifax, including transportation systems, visit www.halifax.ca.
Life in Nova Scotia
Dalhousie University is proud to be a member of the Nova Scotia Come to Life charter, where public and private sector organizations commit to help deliver the Nova Scotia promise based on these attributes:
If you recently immigrated to Canada, or have moved here from another city or province, the following resources may be helpful to you: