Recognition

At Build Nova Scotia, our goal is to get you as close as you can possibly get to the unforgettable beauty, captivating experiences and unparalleled opportunities where land meets sea.

Through our projects and partnerships, we have received a number of awards and recognitions including Tall Ships Nova Scotia. We proudly share these with the many partners, visitors and communities we have worked with over the past three decades.

These include:

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  • 2022: Town of Lunenburg Heritage Recognition Award (Zwicker & Co. Warehouse Project)
  • 2021: The Coast Best of Halifax Choice Awards-Gold: Best Public Space
  • 2021: The Coast Best of Halifax Choice Awards-Gold: Best Place For A First Date
  • 2021: Town of Lunenburg Heritage Recognition Award (Big Boat Shed Project)
  • 2019: The Coast Best of Halifax Choice Awards-Gold: Best Public Space
  • 2019: The Coast Best of Halifax Choice Awards-Gold: Best Place For A First Date
  • 2018:  Halifax Urban Design Awards, Award of Excellence for The Waterfront Hammocks Project
  • 2017: International Mission Award from Sail Training International (for Msit No’Kmaq: All My Relations)
  • 2017: Spirit of Halifax Award from Discover Halifax
  • 2017: The Coast Best of Halifax Readers’ Choice Awards—Gold: Best Public Space
  • 2017: The Coast Best of Halifax Readers’ Choice Awards—Gold:  Best Place For A First Date
  • 2017: The Coast Best of Halifax Readers’ Choice Awards—Bronze: Best Staycation Spot
  • 2016: Special Friend of McNabs Island Society 
  • 2016: MPI (Meeting Professionals International) Atlantic—Influence Award
  • 2015-2014: The Coast Best of Halifax Readers’ Choice City Awards (Various)
  • 2013: The Coast Best of Halifax Readers’ Choice City Awards, Halifax Waterfront “Best Staycation Place”; Silver for “Best Place for a First Date”; Bronze for “Best Place To Go Running”
  • 2013-2008: The Coast Best of Halifax—Halifax Waterfront “Best Place to Take Out-of-Towners” (plus additional Best of categories annually)

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News

Premier Announces New Build Nova Scotia CEO

David Benoit will serve as the new President and Chief Executive Officer of Build Nova Scotia, one of two new Crown corporations established to drive…

David Benoit will serve as the new President and Chief Executive Officer of Build Nova Scotia, one of two new Crown corporations established to drive economic growth across the province.

Major Healthcare Expansion Includes More Services in More Locations

More beds, more operating rooms and two new and larger emergency departments are among the elements of More, Faster: The Action for Health Build, a co…

More beds, more operating rooms and two new and larger emergency departments are among the elements of More, Faster: The Action for Health Build, a comprehensive plan for improving healthcare services for Nova Scotians.

Province to Seek Operator for Lunenburg Foundry Shipyard

The government will soon begin looking for an operator for the historic Lunenburg Foundry to continue supporting the region's shipbuilding and mainten…

The government will soon begin looking for an operator for the historic Lunenburg Foundry to continue supporting the region's shipbuilding and maintenance industry - a key component of its thriving waterfront.

New Crown Corporations Launched to Drive Economic Growth

Today, December 1, the Province launched two new organizations that modernize the government's approach to economic development and improve accountabi…

Today, December 1, the Province launched two new organizations that modernize the government's approach to economic development and improve accountability to Nova Scotians.

Satellite Program Expands to Ensure Internet for Everyone

The Satellite Internet Service Rebate program is expanding once again to help more Nova Scotians get access to internet service faster.

The Satellite Internet Service Rebate program is expanding once again to help more Nova Scotians get access to internet service faster.

Evergreen Market Vendor Opportunity

September 15, 2022 — Halifax, NS: The Evergreen Festival will bring the spirit of the season to Halifax from November 25-December 18, 2022. Local busi…

September 15, 2022 — Halifax, NS: The Evergreen Festival will bring the spirit of the season to Halifax from November 25-December 18, 2022. Local businesses and organizations are invited get involved as Evergreen Market ve…

New Fibre Internet Projects Announced

High-speed internet will reach another 40 Nova Scotia homes and businesses through scope expansion projects with Seaside Communications and Bell as pa…

High-speed internet will reach another 40 Nova Scotia homes and businesses through scope expansion projects with Seaside Communications and Bell as part of the Internet for Nova Scotia Initiative. The locations are located…

Satellite Internet Program Expansion

August 11, 2022 — Halifax, NS: The recently announced Satellite Internet Service Rebate program is expanding to help more Nova Scotians get access to…

August 11, 2022 — Halifax, NS: The recently announced Satellite Internet Service Rebate program is expanding to help more Nova Scotians get access to internet services faster. Starting today, August 11, the program will ac…

Province Invests in Satellite Internet

July 29, 2022 — Halifax, NS: The government is helping homes and businesses get internet where there is no access to wired or wireless solutions. The…

July 29, 2022 — Halifax, NS: The government is helping homes and businesses get internet where there is no access to wired or wireless solutions. The Satellite Internet Service Rebate program announced today, July 29, will…

Streamlined Crown Corporations to Drive Province’s Economic Agenda

Two Crown corporations are being created to oversee strategic infrastructure, support businesses from start-up to commercialization and drive the prov…

Two Crown corporations are being created to oversee strategic infrastructure, support businesses from start-up to commercialization and drive the province's economic growth.