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 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

Newly Constructed Helipad Reopens at Cape Breton Regional Hospital

The newly constructed helipad has opened at Cape Breton Regional Hospital in Sydney, Nova Scotia.

The newly constructed helipad has opened at Cape Breton Regional Hospital in Sydney, Nova Scotia.

QEII Halifax Infirmary Expansion Project Underway

Work has started on the QEII Halifax Infirmary Expansion Project with heavy equipment, site trailers and fencing now in place. Construction of a new e…

Work has started on the QEII Halifax Infirmary Expansion Project with heavy equipment, site trailers and fencing now in place. Construction of a new emergency department entrance and renovations to the ambulance entryway will start first.

Mill Cove Ferry Will Navigate Nova Scotians from Bedford to Downtown Halifax

People who live in and around the Halifax area will have a new, environmentally friendly, high-speed ferry service for travel between Bedford and down…

People who live in and around the Halifax area will have a new, environmentally friendly, high-speed ferry service for travel between Bedford and downtown Halifax.

Site Preparation Set to Start for New Healthcare Facility

Nova Scotians are one step closer to having better access to the healthcare they need with site preparation about to begin for the acute care tower at…

Nova Scotians are one step closer to having better access to the healthcare they need with site preparation about to begin for the acute care tower at the QEII Health Sciences Centre’s Halifax Infirmary site.

New Public Spaces at Cunard

More space to play is coming to the Halifax waterfront.

More space to play is coming to the Halifax waterfront.

Bayers Lake Community Outpatient Centre Opens

Nova Scotians will receive more care, faster at the new Bayers Lake Community Outpatient Centre.

Nova Scotians will receive more care, faster at the new Bayers Lake Community Outpatient Centre.

Province Taking Action to Bring Cell Service to All Nova Scotians

The Province is taking action to make sure all Nova Scotians have access to cellular service, no matter where they live or travel.

The Province is taking action to make sure all Nova Scotians have access to cellular service, no matter where they live or travel.

Halifax to Host ROCKWOOL Canada Sail Grand Prix

Build Nova Scotia is thrilled to announce that the Halifax Harbour will be the location of the ROCKWOOL Canada Sail Grand Prix!…

Build Nova Scotia is thrilled to announce that the Halifax Harbour will be the location of the ROCKWOOL Canada Sail Grand Prix!

Halifax Waterfront Food and Beverage Business Opportunity

Build Nova Scotia is seeking a morning-focused food and beverage operator for the perfect location on the Halifax waterfront!…

Build Nova Scotia is seeking a morning-focused food and beverage operator for the perfect location on the Halifax waterfront!

Evergreen Market Vendor Opportunity

July 11, 2023 — Halifax, NS: The Evergreen Festival will bring the bright and exciting spirit of the season to the Halifax waterfront from November 24…

July 11, 2023 — Halifax, NS: The Evergreen Festival will bring the bright and exciting spirit of the season to the Halifax waterfront from November 24-December 17, 2023. Local businesses and organizations are invited to ge…