Posts Tagged ‘Convention Centre’

Hotels in downtown Halifax fully booked for Dalhousie graduation

A phone call to the Advancement Office at the University of King’s college rang in a pressing issue for graduating students and their families.  Adriane Abbott, the director of the Advancement Office, was on the receiving end of the call from a concerned parent of a graduating student in late February. The parent, upon having difficulty booking a…

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Send in the Centre

An unconventional take on the promise conventions could bring Adrian Lee, Opinions contributor   It’s unconventional wisdom—and it’s perhaps an unconventional way to make this argument—but the proposed convention centre is such a good maybe-bad idea, that Halifax needs to accept it. Halifax has been mired in an identity crisis for years.  It’s a city…

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Benefits of $500 million convention centre still unclear

Students say project will take away funding for education Laura Conrad, News Editor   Nova Scotians have been raising a lot of concern over the decision to build new convention centre in downtown Halifax. Now, students are getting involved: raising the question of whether or not the provincial government will wind up cutting funding from…

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