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Katie Conklin

After receiving my degree in English from STFX in 2011 I continued my passion for writing by pursuing an Advanced Diploma in Public Relations through NSCC. Currently based in Halifax, NS I'm the Communications Manager with Destination Halifax.

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Top 5 Reasons to be in Halifax for the Canada 150 Celebrations!

Canada turns 150 this year, and here in Halifax, we’ll be marking the occasion the way Haligonians do best – by hosting a massive celebration commemorating a century and a half of proud Canadian confederation! Haligonians are nothing if not gracious hosts, so we’ve compiled this list of the top 5 reasons to visit Halifax the 2017 Canada Day celebrations

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Top 10 facts about Maud Lewis’ art

This blog was written and submitted by the Art Gallery of Nova Scotia, home of the largest public collection of Maud Lewis’ art and her original house. In celebration of local favourite Maud Lewis making it to the big screen, we wanted to share 10 interesting facts about her art work progression to becoming one of Canada’s most famous folk-artists.

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Top 13 facts about local folk-artist, Maud Lewis

This blog was written and submitted by the Art Gallery of Nova Scotia, home of the largest public collection of Maud Lewis’ art and her original house. If you are from Nova Scotia, there is a high probability you know of celebrated folk-artist Maud Lewis, but if you aren’t from the area there’s a good chance you don’t know who

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5 things you can only do in Halifax in fall

This blog was written by the team at Flight Network  There’s only one way to beat the back-to-school blues — head to Halifax. The capital city of Nova Scotia truly comes to life in autumn with radiant fall colours, must-visit festivals, seasonal eats, and mild weather that’s ideal for adventuring outdoors. The team at Flight Network presents these five autumn

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