Global Affairs Canada


Halifax looks forward to welcoming representatives from Global Affairs Canada!

Halifax is the authentic East Coast experience. Winter in Halifax means cozy pubs, warmly lit restaurants, and a thriving arts and culture scene. Halifax is filled with fascinating museums, attractions, galleries and unique shops that are open year-round . . . and don’t forget about winter surfing and brisk coastal hikes for anyone craving a little adventure!

Come and discover what visitors have known for centuries – Halifax is a city you will not soon forget.



Halifax is so easily accessible by air, land and sea; you’ll be here before you know it!

Halifax Stanfield International Airport is Atlantic Canada’s centre for domestic, regional and international flight service offering direct flights to and from other Canadian cities, major city centres in the U.S., as well as the UK and Continental Europe.

Getting around downtown Halifax:

Click here for maps of Downtown Halifax and Halifax region



Halifax is the perfect place to plan your East Coast escape. Discover what makes travel to our region special . . . whether it’s through our food and wine, must-see attractions, vibrant nightlife or outdoor adventure – there are so many ways to experience our capital city by the sea!

February is for foodies in Halifax . . . discover the flavours of Halifax at more than 70 restaurants offering specially curated menus all month long during Dine Around!

We invite visitors to experience the best of Halifax through the newly-launched Handpicked Halifax, showcasing authentic, unique and totally-awesome experiences!



There is so much to experience in Nova Scotia, Canada, why come just for the conference when you can come early and stay late to discover our stunning province! Whether you’re looking for outdoor adventures, beautiful scenery, fresh seafood, local cuisine and wine, an urban experience or something off the beaten path, Nova Scotia offers lots to do, see and experience.




Welcome Delegates! 

Explore everything our city has to offer. Show your conference delegate badge to any of the Show Your Badge participating businesses and receive VIP offers designed exclusively for convention attendees and their companions.

Start your adventure here!



View the full e-reader version of the Official Halifax Highlights Visitor Guide. Once you have arrived in our region, hard copy versions of the guide can also be obtained at the Visitor Information Centre on the Halifax waterfront boardwalk where friendly, knowledgeable staff will be happy to assist you.

Order a copy of the Nova Scotia Doers & Dreamers Travel Guide.