Whether you are thinking about moving to Halifax or have a move or vacation planned, there is so much to learn and explore in this city.

City Information

Halifax has a population of 439,819 and is the largest municipality in Nova Scotia. Over the past two years, Halifax has experienced a rise in living costs as people moved to this city from more expensive areas. This has resulted in an increase in real estate prices. Halifax also has the lowest vacancy rate of approximately 1%.

The average cost of living (2021) is $1,624 per person. It is 21% cheaper than living in Toronto.

Things to See and Do

Halifax is a beautiful city with the world’s largest, deepest, and ice-free natural harbour. It has so much to offer, starting with its famous Peggy Cove. There is a brand new accessible viewing deck to see the ocean and landscape up close. The Queen’s Marque District features restaurants, cafes, and shopping. Experience the waterfront art and try a delicious craft beer by the ocean.

Halifax hosts many Farmers’ markets each year. For the shopper, experience the shops and boutiques on the waterfront and eat in the many laid-back restaurants. Try Halifax’s world-famous Digby Scallops and be sure to try the official food of Halifax, the Donair.

Take a boat tour around the harbour and relax on the beautiful Halifax beaches. And if you are a jazz fan, experience Halifax’s annual Jazz Festival.

For more information on Halifax or to get a moving quote, call Premiere Van Lines toll-free at 1-877-671-6683.