14 Results for Halifax

The Government of Nova Scotia and the IWK Health Centre in Halifax announced plans to double the size of the emergency department and replace an aging MRI scanner. The expansion will help address the increase in patients being seen at the emergency department and accommodate more complex cases. Over the…

December 05, 2018 @ 10:10am

Five Nova Scotia companies and two New Brunswick companies have been awarded the latest contracts for the Dartmouth General Hospital’s expansion and renovation. Government awarded a second set of contracts for the third construction services tender as part of the QEII redevelopment project. The companies are: Guild Contracting Specialties (2005)…

April 05, 2018 @ 9:05am

Five Nova Scotia companies and one from Ontario have been awarded the latest contracts for the expansion and renovation of the Dartmouth General Hospital, as part of the QEII redevelopment project. The provincial government awarded six of the 17 contracts for the third construction services tender on March 26. The…

March 27, 2018 @ 8:58am

The Halifax Convention Centre has officially opened its doors to the public. “The Halifax Convention Centre will attract thousands of new visitors from around the world to our province,” said Premier Stephen McNeil. “It will build on our booming tourism economy and help build a stronger Nova Scotia.” The centre…

December 19, 2017 @ 9:53am

Five Nova Scotia companies and one New Brunswick company have been awarded the latest contracts for the Dartmouth General Hospital expansion and renovation. The Nova Scotia Government awarded the contracts as part of the QEII redevelopment project. The companies are: Darim Masonry Limited, Lower Sackville RKO Steel Limited, Dartmouth Southeast…

August 14, 2017 @ 7:38am

The Governments of Canada and Nova Scotia have announced $20 million in federal-provincial funding to replace the antiquated Highway 102/103 interchange. The new interchange will be build next to the old junction to allow for continued traffic flow during its construction. The new structure will feature design improvements to increase…

March 16, 2017 @ 6:53am

The first tender for the expansion and renovation project at Dartmouth General Hospital has been issued. According to an article from the The Chronicle Herald, the tender was issued Tuesday with a deadline of April 13. According to the online documentation, the tender includes: “early sitework, concrete structure, elevators, early…

March 15, 2017 @ 8:17am

A Toronto-based architecture and design firms will begin the detailed planning process needed to determine what the QEII Health Sciences Centre redevelopment project will look like, and where services will be located. The Nova Scotia government awarded the contract for the QEII master planning and programming to Kasian Architecture. The…

November 29, 2016 @ 8:46am

The redecking of the Macdonald Bridge in Halifax is on schedule, with the last deck scheduled for replacement by the end of the year. According to a CBC News report, weather delays had put the original timeline in jeopardy after poor conditions in early spring, but officials from the American…

August 18, 2016 @ 6:45am

New federal regulations that require upgrades to municipal wastewater systems could cost the Halifax Regional Municipality (HRM) alone an estimated $2 billion. The Atlantic Mayors’ Congress (AMC) held a two-day meeting to discuss funding to support the new regulations. "We understand the importance of protecting our environment and we support…

April 21, 2010 @ 10:07am

Leading up to the a first ministers' meeting on January 16 and the budget announcements on January 27, it's meeting-a-palooza in Ottawa and across the country. Halifax's Metro News reports that Atlantic ministers asked for-what else-more money at an infrastructure summit in Halifax this week. Federal Infrastructure Minister John Baird…

December 17, 2008 @ 12:49pm

Over the weekend, several concrete chunks fell off an overpass in Halifax onto the road below Saturday morning, damaging a car and closing the busy thoroughfare, reports the Canwest News Service. A Halifax police spokesman said debris from the Dunbrack Street overpass landed on a car travelling on Highway 102,…

November 18, 2008 @ 12:16pm

The results of Nova Scotia's consultations with Partnerships BC are in: the province has chosen three projects (out of 10 proposals submitted to Partnerships BC last March for review) it will consider delivering through public-private partnerships (P3s). Infrastructure Renewal Minister Murray Scott said Thursday the initial selections included provincial correctional…

August 05, 2008 @ 9:47am

Several provinces and one territory will receive funding for capital investments to improve public transit, federal government representatives announced yesterday. Nova Scotia will receive $14 million, said Peter McKay, Minister of National Defence and Minister of the Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency, on behalf of Lawrence Cannon, Minister of Transport. “This…

March 28, 2008 @ 1:12pm