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In country::Canada

Biggest city in the maritimes and the Capital city of Nova Scotia


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Public transport


You can blackride easily, never seen controllers before. When you get a ticket for $2.50 (2018) that is valid for 90min, the bus driver will give you a transit pass. If you keep it, you can use it as much as you since most of the drivers don't seem to look what time is written there. They are from different colors and I don't know if it for the day or something else...

Buses Halifax Transit

You have to put $2.50 with the exact change in the box next to the driver. Then he can give you a transit pass if you need it (90min). You can use Google Maps for the live departures.

Ferry Service to Dartmouth

There is a ferry going to Alderney terminal and Woodside terminal on the opposite side of the river. You can you the ticket for both ferry and buses.


As the city center is quite small, everything around is accessible within 30min walking distance.


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  • HI Halifax: $35 for one night in a dorm if you don't have the HI membership, otherwise $30. Have computers, big kitchen, free Wi-Fi, TV, lots of VHS and DVD, laundry room. Check-in till 12am, check-out till 11am(2018)
  • Halifax Backpackers: $29.90 for one night in a dorm, special rates for weekly stay. Have laundry room, free Wi-Fi and a nice cafe downstairs (Alteregos) with cheap craft beer (2018)

Meet fellow travellers on hospitality exchange networks: Trustroots, BeWelcome


Find info on dumpster diving at Trashwiki.

There is plenty of food wasted every day, like all western cities. check the Trashwiki page for more detailed info.

Food Not Bombs: Free veg meals on:

  • Sunday at 1 PM by the North Branch Library, Gottingen Street
  • Wednesday at 5 PM by the Spring Garden Branch Library
  • Thursday at 12:30 PM by Victoria Park (corner of Spring Garden / South Park)

Internet connectivity

Hackerspaces around Halifax.

Free wifi in many places like cafes, libraries with free computers also.

Libraries offer free Internet. It's 2h free using library's computers but you can grab another paper with Guest ID anytime.


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