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11 facts about Sable Island that will surprise you

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If you’re from the Maritimes you’ve probably grown up hearing stories about the mysterious, isolated, and wild wind-swept sand bar known as Sable Island. Often referred to as the “Graveyard of the Atlantic,” Sable Island is a place of wonder with strange origins and untouched beauty. Located far off the coast of Nova Scotia, for centuries the Island has captivated

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The 3 ways to get to Sable Island from Halifax

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Sable Island National Park Reserve is one of the furthest offshore islands in Canada. Sitting in the Atlantic Ocean near the edge of the Continental Shelf, 290km off the coast of Halifax, the Island still considered part of the city municipality. For centuries Sable Island has spiked the interest of people from around the world. This 42km sand bar is

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

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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 5 hikes in Halifax – PART 2

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Flowers are blooming and leaves are sprouting—spring is finally in the Halifax air! This means it’s time to dust off your hiking boots because it’s time to get acquainted with the numerous hiking trails in the Halifax region. Hiking is the perfect way to discover why Halifax is not only an amazing city where lakes, trails and scenic coastal walks

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