Living Here

The Economic Hub of Atlantic Canada

The city is always bustling with activities, ranging from entertainment on the boardwalk, sports events, gallery visits, restaurants and cafés, to everything in between.

About the city of Halifax
What it's like to live here
Growing job market

Living in Halifax

Living Here

Halifax is always bustling with activities from entertainment on the boardwalk to gallery visits.

Arts & Culture
The city of Halifax
World Oceans Day Celebrations


Halifax has all the amenities of a big city, but with a small town feel.

Major employers
Cost of living


Greater Halifax is home to six highly regarded universities, making the city a great place to grow, learn, and make friends.

Post-secondary opportunities



"Haligonians are individuals who are genuine; I feel really at home in the community. And that is important when one decides where to live years or decades of one's life, to raise a family, to raise children."
Dr. Ivar Mendez,
Brain Repair Centre