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  • Mayors of Halifax, Nova Scotia

    This is a list of mayors of the City of Halifax, Nova Scotia. The City of Halifax is a former municipality in Nova Scotia which was amalgamated with the City of Dartmouth ( Mayors Project ), Town of Bedford ( Mayors Project ) and Halifax County ( Wardens Project ) to form the Halifax Regional Municipality in 1996. Mayors of the Halifax Regional Municipality are located at the bottom of this pro...

  • Wardens of Halifax County, Nova Scotia

    The Municipality of the County of Halifax was created in 1879. It operated from 1880-1996 when all municipal units in the county (including the county government) were amalgamated to form the Halifax Regional Municipality.Wardens were chosen amongst the elected councillors at the beginning of each yearly session of the County Council.==Wardens==* Colonel John Wimburn Laurie (1880-1880)* Donald ...

  • Halifax Explosion of December 6, 1917

    The Halifax Explosion was a maritime disaster in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, on the morning of 6 December 1917. SS Mont-Blanc , a French cargo ship laden with high explosives, collided with the Norwegian vessel SS Imo in the Narrows, a strait connecting the upper Halifax Harbour to Bedford Basin. A fire on board the French ship ignited her cargo, causing a large explosion that devastated the ...