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More than 650 transportation experts will meet at the Halifax Convention Centre, Sept. 15 to 17. At this year’s conference, transportation leaders from around the globe will share best practices in the industry, while discussing advancements and improvements in tolling and transportation technologies providing drivers with greater mobility and enhanced safety.

(KJIPUKTUK – HALIFAX, NS) – At a special send off today for two delegations of Indigenous youth, the Assembly of First Nations (AFN) Regional Chief for NS and NL announced his office and region had the successful bid for the 2020 AFN Annual General Assembly.  Discover Halifax, the Halifax Convention Centre and the Province of NS collaborated on the bid document which secured the event that will result in over $4 million in economic impact for the region next July.

The Halifax Convention Centre is celebrating its one-year anniversary since its first client event was hosted on Jan. 20, 2018.
The IIHF Women’s World Championship will return to Nova Scotia for the first time in 16 years, as Hockey Canada announced Tuesday that Halifax and Truro will host the 2020 tournament.
Scotiabank Centre, Atlantic Canada’s largest venue for marquee sporting and entertainment events, re-opens today following completion of the ice slab replacement project.
A 17-game pack for Halifax includes one Team Canada pre-competition game, 10 preliminary-round games, two quarter-finals, two semifinals, and the gold and bronze medal games. This package guarantees four Team Canada games and can be purchased for as low as $299, plus applicable fees.  
The National Lacrosse League (NLL), the largest men’s professional indoor lacrosse league in North America, announced today that a team is coming to Halifax under the ownership of Curt Styres.
Events East Group announced today, Aug.16, that Carrie Cussons has been re-appointed president and CEO of the organization for a three-year contract until Nov. 30, 2021.
The Canadian Hockey League today announced, on behalf of the 2019 Mastercard Memorial Cup Site Selection Committee, that the Halifax Mooseheads Hockey Club will play host to the 101st edition of the league’s prestigious national championship.
VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA– The Sutton Place Hotels, a sophisticated collection of luxury properties in North America, is investing in a new hotel property in Halifax’s Nova Centre. This is the first Sutton Place property in Atlantic Canada.
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