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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8 Reasons Why You Can’t Miss the 31st Annual Halifax International Busker Festival

Fire breathers, comedians, acrobatics and street magic; it’s all happening in Halifax from August 2-7, 2017 for the 31st annual Halifax International Busker Festival.300 shows. 6 days. 5 stages. 1 waterfront. Prepare yourselves. This massive FREE busker festival is hitting the Halifax waterfront and you’re not going to want to miss it! 1. The entire festival is FREE admission Everyone is welcome,

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Natal day fireworks display over Halifax Harbour as seen from the Dartmouth shore

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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