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* Halifax and Dartmouth ( Canada ) were forcibly merged in 1996 along with Bedford and Halifax County to create the Halifax Regional Municipality.
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Halifax and Dartmouth
Based on Haliburton's writings, there have been claims that modern hockey originated in Windsor, Nova Scotia, by King's College students and was named after an individual, as in “ Colonel Hockey's game .” Others claim that the origins of hockey come from games played in the area of Dartmouth and Halifax in Nova Scotia.
Located on the eastern shore of Halifax Harbour, Dartmouth has been nicknamed the City of Lakes after the large number of lakes located in the city.
While Dartmouth and its neighbouring city of Halifax, the town of Bedford and the Municipality of the County of Halifax were dissolved at this time, the former city forms part of the urban core of the larger regional municipality and is officially labelled the " capital district " by the HRM government.
At the time that the City of Dartmouth was dissolved, the provincial government altered its status to a separate community to Halifax however its status as part of the metropolitan " Halifax " urban core existed prior to municipal reorganisation in 1996.
Dartmouth is still the geographic name that is used by all levels of government for mapping, 9-1-1, planning, and is recognised by the Halifax Regional Municipality as a place-name for civic addressing.
To guard against Mi ' kmaq, Acadian and French attacks on the new Protestant settlements, British fortifications were erected in Halifax ( 1749 ), Dartmouth ( 1750 ), Bedford ( Fort Sackville ) ( 1751 ), Lunenburg ( 1753 ) and Lawrencetown ( 1754 ).
The HRM community council for Dartmouth is the Harbour East Community Council and community council meetings are held in the council chamber of the Halifax Regional School Board building ( formerly the Dartmouth City Hall ) on the first Thursday of every month.
As a community, Dartmouth has often tended to distinguish itself from the community and former city of Halifax, even under the present municipal amalgamation.
The city was not only a bedroom community for Halifax but also had commerce and industries of its own, including the Volvo Halifax Assembly plant, a molasses plant dating back to the days of the triangular trade with the West Indies, the shopping district of Dartmouth Crossing, as well as many federal government jobs.
Dartmouth is linked to Halifax by the oldest continuously operating salt water ferry service in North America with the first crossing having taken place in 1752.
During the early 20th century, ferries shuttled pedestrians and vehicles between the downtown areas of Halifax and Dartmouth.
A railway trestle was built across Halifax Harbour in the late 19th century to bring rail service to Dartmouth however it was destroyed by a storm, requiring the present railway connection built around Bedford Basin.
Halifax and Canada
The project, which used Craig Venter's personal yacht, Sorcerer II, started in Halifax, Canada, circumnavigated the globe and returned to the U. S. in January 2006.
* 1917 – Halifax Explosion: In Canada, a munitions explosion kills more than 1, 900 people and destroys part of the City of Halifax, Nova Scotia.
Dalhousie University ( commonly known as Dalhousie or Dal ) is a public research university with three campuses in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, and a fourth, the Dalhousie Agricultural Campus, in Truro, Nova Scotia.
Henry Hicks Academic Administration Building, the heart of Dalhousie University's Studley CampusDalhousie University's primary campuses are situated in the city of Halifax, Nova Scotia, spanning the Halifax Peninsula near Halifax Harbour, while the Dalhousie University Agricultural Campus is located in rural Bible Hill, Nova Scotia, Canada.
Some examples are Kingston Harbour in Jamaica, Subic, Zambales in the Philippines ; Sydney Harbour in Australia ; Pearl Harbor in Hawaii ; San Francisco Bay in California ; Visakhapatnam Harbour in Andhra Pradesh, India ; and Halifax Harbour in Nova Scotia, Canada.
He left New York on 27 March, but his ship, the SS Kristianiafjord, was intercepted by British naval officials in Canada at Halifax, Nova Scotia, and he spent a month detained at Amherst, Nova Scotia.
Mount Saint Vincent University in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, was established in 1873 and is locally called The Mount.
The Welsford-Parker Monument in Halifax is the oldest war monument in Canada ( 1860 ) and the only Crimean War monument in North America.
John Thompson also died outside Canada, at Windsor Castle, where Queen Victoria permitted his lying-in-state before his body was returned to Canada for a state funeral in Halifax.
Traveling 4, 176 miles ( 6, 720 km ) from Halifax, Nova Scotia, to Vancouver, British Columbia, in a 1912 REO special touring car, mechanic / driver Fonce V. ( Jack ) Haney and journalist Thomas W. Wilby made the first trip by automobile across Canada ( including one short jaunt into northeastern Washington State when the Canadian roads were virtually impassable.
It is the largest office building in New Brunswick in terms of square footage and second in Atlantic Canada behind the Maritime Centre in Halifax.
In the mid-1980s, The Victoria General Hospital, in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, introduced paramedic triage in its Emergency Department.
In 1963, Volvo opened the Volvo Halifax Assembly plant, the first assembly plant in the company's history outside of Sweden in Halifax, Canada.
An early use of the term outside the United States was in the creation of Sam Slick, the " Yankee Clockmaker ", in a column in a newspaper in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, in 1835.
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Many individuals who have made significant contributions to Acadia University, including the first president John Pryor, were members of the First Baptist Church Halifax congregation.
The fort was partially overrun after a month-long siege, but the attackers were ultimately repelled after the arrival of British reinforcements from Halifax.
The larger ships were also less likely to call on the smaller population centres such as Saint John and Halifax, preferring to travel to cities like New York and Montreal.
The Halifax metropolitan area has come to dominate peninsular Nova Scotia as a retail and service centre, but that province's industries were spread out from the coal and steel industries of industrial Cape Breton and Pictou counties, the mixed farming of the North Shore and Annapolis Valley, and the fishing industry was primarily focused on the South Shore and Eastern Shore.
In August 1776, Allen and other prisoners were temporarily put ashore in Halifax, owing to extremely poor conditions aboard ship ; due to food scarcity, both crew and prisoners were on short rations, and scurvy was rampant.
The German historian Klaus Hildebrand noted that as early as the Ribbentrop – Halifax meeting the differing foreign policy views of Hitler and Ribbentrop were starting to emerge with Ribbentrop more interested in restoring the pre-1914 German Imperium in Africa than conquest of Eastern Europe.
Though the French and the Italians were serious about Mussolini's peace plan, which called for an immediate ceasefire and a four-power conference à la Munich to consider Poland's borders, the British Foreign Secretary Lord Halifax stated that unless the Germans withdrew from Poland immediately, then Britain would not attend the proposed conference.
British military forces based at Halifax were successful in preventing American support for rebels in Nova Scotia and deterred any invasion of Nova Scotia.
While many American privateers were captured in battles such as the Naval battle off Halifax, many more continued attacks on shipping and settlements until the final months of the war.
Even though both cities were merged into the Halifax Regional Municipality they are geographically separated by Halifax Harbour and still retain separate identities.
Some were formal, written instructions for Congressional delegations, such as the Halifax Resolves of April 12, with which North Carolina became the first colony to explicitly authorize its delegates to vote for independence.
Some observers allege that most of these spoils were lost when a convoy of British ships led by HMS Fantome sank en route to Halifax off Prospect during a storm on the night of November 24, 1814, even though Fantome had no inolvement in that action.
The 1922 War Office report listed 56, 639 Army war dead Civilian deaths were due to the Halifax Explosion
In another letter to his parents in June 1939, before the beginning of war, Powell wrote: " It is the English, not their Government ; for if they were not blind cowards, they would lynch Chamberlain and Halifax and all the other smarmy traitors ".
They were forced to rely more and more on support from the Whigs, and particularly from the Whig Junto — Lords Somers, Halifax, Orford, Wharton and Sunderland — whom Anne disliked.
They had a spell in the Football League from 1972 to 1997 reaching the second tier of English football in 1976, and were relegated to non-League status in 1997 before returning to beat Halifax Town A. F. C.
This included the conversion of Handley Page Halifax bombers into freighters, six of which were sold to Bond Air Services, an early post-war independent British airline.