Press Releases

$1.5 Million Investment in Lunenburg's Iconic Working Waterfront
New Name, New Mandate For Waterfront Development Corporation
Official Launch of COVE Celebrated by Ocean Technology Innovators
COVE - First Tenants Announced for New Ocean Hub
Momentum Grows as New Tenants Continue To Join COVE
Record Year for Canada as Nine Marinas and 27 Beaches Awarded Prestigious Blue Flag
Planning Begins to Explore New Cultural Hub on the Halifax Waterfront
RDV 0017 Tall Ships Regatta Delivers Strong Economic Impact Results
Centre for Ocean Ventures and Entrepreneurship (COVE) Launches Commercial Space for Ocean Technology Innovators
Waterfront Development - Rendez-Vous 2017 Tall Ships Regatta Halifax Festival Launch
COMMUNITIES/CULTURE/HERITAGE - Rendez-Vous 2017 Tall Ships Regatta Program Tickets on Sale Friday
WATERFRONT DEVELOPMENT - Seasonal Businesses Lined Up for the Halifax Waterfront
COMMUNITIES, CULTURE, HERITAGE - Ports to Showcase Local Music, Culture, Food during Rendez-Vous 2017 Tall Ships Regatta
COMMUNITIES, CULTURE AND HERITAGE - Music, Culture, Food to be Showcased During Rendez-Vous 2017 Tall Ships Regatta
TOURISM NOVA SCOTIA - Halifax Waterfront Visitor Information Partnering With Taste of Nova Scotia
Input Sought on Centre for Ocean Ventures and Entrepreneurship
New Request for Proposals Issued for Nova Scotia Signature Resorts
Tall Ships Part Of Nova Scotia's Canada 150 Celebrations
Queen's Marque: A Project "Born Of This Place"
Waterfront Development Given Friends of McNabs Island Award
Swim Nova Scotia to Host Harbour Swim with Brigadoon Children's Camp Society
Local Food Trucks To Offer Brunch Eats Every Sunday at Bishop's Landing
CarShareHFX Announces More Cars, More Stations, New Partners
Halifax Oyster Festival is a One-Day Oyster Event Happening Saturday, Oct 3
Cunard Kicks Off North American 175th Anniversary Celebrations in Halifax
Celebrate Friends of McNabs Island's 25th Anniversary with an Island Picnic - July 18
Cunard Celebrates 175th Anniversary with Commemorative Events in Ports of Halifax, Boston, and New York
Four More Canadian Beaches and Marinas Receive International Blue Flag Status
Tuesday Night Tunes Summer Concerts at the Maritime Museum
Locally Inspired Businesses Build Nova Scotia Experience
Stillwell to Launch Waterfront Beer Garden Dedicated to Nova Scotia Brews this Summer
Dartmouth Waterfront Property Creates Opportunity for Ocean Sectors
Waterfront Development Corporation and Film and Creative Industries Board Apppointments
Development Opportunity on Lunenburg's Working Waterfront
Public Invited to Share Ideas to Develop Bedford Waterfront
Local Food, Products, Experience on Halifax Waterfront
Public Art Coming to Halifax, Bedford Waterfronts
Waterfront Development bullfrogpowers Tall Ships Nova Scotia Festival in Halifax
Halifax Waterfront Awarded International Blue Flag Designation
Juno-nominated Hey Rosetta to Headline Tall Ships Concert
Official Opening Set for Halifax Waterfront Playground
Tall Ships to Showcase The Best of Nova Scotia
Public Invited to Dartmouth Cove Draft Comprehensive Plan Presentation
Historic Fleet Compete For 2012 Tall Ships Challenge Crown
Waterfront Development Announces Return of Tall Ships Nova Scotia
La culture est à l’honneur lors de festivals de marque présentés en septembre sur le front de mer
Halifax Waterfront Now Canada's First Oceanic Blue Flag Candidate
International Beach Volleyball Tournament Bumps Up The Waterfront to Salter Block
Sands at Salter on Halifax Waterfront Opening Soon
Engaging the Public on Waterfront Possibilities
Jazz Festival Joins Summer Kick-Off Parade on the Halifax Waterfront
Word on the Street Takes To The Water for 2011
HRM and Waterfront Development Corporation to Showcase Dartmouth Design Initiatives
WDCL Receives Inaugural Heart and Stroke Walkabout Walkability Award


Internet for Nova Scotia Update July, 2019

Improving rural internet service is a priority. Having a strong internet network will help our province build places where both people and businesses flourish. Learn more about the latest updates on the project.

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New Home for the Art Gallery of Nova Scotia

The Art Gallery of Nova Scotia will move to a new, modern space on Halifax’s waterfront. The move, announced April 18, will enhance the province’s position as a leader in the visual arts, inviting the world to celebrate our culture.

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10 Organizations Pre-qualified to Address High-Speed Internet in Nova Scotia

Ten organizations have been qualified and include a mix of small and large companies, as well as municipalities to address rural internet in Nova Scotia.

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Rural Internet Pre-Qualified

10 Organizations Pre-qualified to Address High-Speed Internet in Nova Scotia Improving rural high-speed internet service is a priority. Having a strong internet network will help our province build places where businesses and people flourish. In 2018, the government placed $193…

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Lunenburg Waterfront

Lunenburg Big Boat Shed Investment

The province and the Government of Canada are investing $1.5 million to revitalize and enhance the Big Boat Shed on Nova Scotia’s iconic Lunenburg waterfront.

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Halifax Waterfront

Lockheed Martin Comes to COVE

As a leading technology and innovation company, Lockheed Martin Canada is committed to the next big idea, and now they are a tenant at COVE.

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Halifax Waterfront

COVE Welcomes IBM Canada

The Centre for Ocean Ventures and Entrepreneurship (COVE) welcomes IBM Canada, who has joined the ocean business park as a tenant.

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Harbour Islands Visitor Experience Strategy

The province has invested $100,000 for the creation of a Visitor Experience Strategy for the Halifax Harbour Islands, focusing on Georges and McNabs Islands.

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New Appointees to Board of Directors

Five new members were appointed to the Develop Nova Scotia board of directors.

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Annual Report 2017/2018

The Annual Report for 2017/2018 is now available.

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