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 Presenting the latest news about the Halifax Defence Complex National Historic Sites

August 22nd - Freedom of the City

Join the 78th Highlanders as they exercise the Freedom of the City of Halifax by parading through the town with drums beating, colours flying and bayonets fixed! It all starts with an inspection inside the walls of the historic Citadel followed by a march to Grand Parade and onto Government House. Don’t miss the excitement! » Schedule of events

Mobile Kiosk

Parks Canada’s Halifax Outreach team, in partnership with National Parks and National Historic Sites across Atlantic, is here to promote, inspire, and facilitate visitation the natural and cultural wonders managed by Parks Canada in the Atlantic region! Our knowledgeable staff have firsthand experience visiting many of our sites and can’t wait to share a story or help plan trip, or maybe even just share that little tip or secret that will make your trip one to remember! » Mobile Kiosk

Army Museum unveils First World War Exhibit

The Army Museum, located at the Halifax Citadel National Historic Site, recently unveiled its brand new exhibit, The Road to Vimy and Beyond. Parks Canada is a proud partner of this non-profit organization, who, with contributions from the Department of Canadian Heritage and the province of Nova Scotia, among many other supporters, has created a remarkable exhibit which commemorates the service and sacrifice of the soldiers in the First World War.
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You're Invited

Join us at one of our many special events!
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Parks Canada on Google Maps

Mainland Nova Scotia places ready now for virtual exploration at include Kejimkujik National Park and National Historic Site, Fort Anne NHS, Halifax Citadel NHS, York Redoubt NHS and Grand Pré NHS.
» Parks Canada Google Maps project...