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English Bay Anchorage

(Above) Yasa Ozcan(Below) Globe Explorer (Above) Felicia(Below)Densa Lion (Above) Sharpnes(Below) Sharpnes, Singapore, VSC Poseidon(Above) Global…
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PCT Wolf

PCT Wolf is a Canadian Navy Orca Class training vessel. The craft are primarily used to facilitate the two-to-six-week long 'at sea' component of…
Halifax Shipping News

Dredging the Frasier River

The Trailing Suction Hopper Dredger FRPD 309 working the south Channel of the Frasier River. FRPD stands for Fraser River Pile & Dredge. the ship in…
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We didn’t have cable when I was really young. I spent the first seven years of my life in what felt like a television waste land. By the time we…

Dredging the Fraser River

The Trailing Suction Hopper Dredger  FRPD 309 working the south Channel of the Fraser River. FRPD stands for Fraser River Pile & Dredge. the ship in 112m in length, Can dredge to a Depth of 33m, and has a hopper capacity of  4630 m³. The Fraser River, as a river is prone to silting and requires constant dredging.




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English Bay Anchorage

(Above) Yasa Ozcan
(Below) Globe Explorer


 (Above) Felicia
(Below)Densa Lion

 (Above) Sharpnes
(Below) Sharpnes, Singapore, VSC Poseidon

(Above) Global Faith
(Below)Arethusa
 (Below)Saldanha


All these photos were taken at the same time, from the end of the same pier.
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PCT Wolf


PCT Wolf is a Canadian Navy Orca Class training vessel. The craft are primarily used to facilitate the two-to-six-week long 'at sea' component of naval officer training  in Esquimalt. the class contains 8 vessels, built between 2004 and 2008 at Victoria Shipyards.

A Non-commisioned vessel, they carry the PCT prefix, for Patrol Craft Training, though they are designed to carry heavier armament. The names in the class are all former Armed Yachts that served in the RCN in the Second World War.
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Dredging the Frasier River

The Trailing Suction Hopper Dredger  FRPD 309 working the south Channel of the Frasier River. FRPD stands for Fraser River Pile & Dredge. the ship in 112m in length, Can dredge to a Depth of 33m, and has a hopper capacity of  4630 m³. The Frasier River, as a river is prone to silting and requires constant dredging.




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Entertainment Through Generations

We didn’t have cable when I was really young. I spent the first seven years of my life in what felt like a television waste land. By the time we moved from my first house when I was seven, all of my friends were watching shows that I wasn’t allowed to watch, but it didn’t really matter because we couldn’t access them anyway.

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Cole Harbour Outdoor Pool Re-opening on Canada Day, July 1

Tuesday, June 30, 2015 (Halifax, NS) – The Halifax Regional Municipality is advising residents that the Cole Harbour Outdoor Pool will re-open for regular operating hours tomorrow, July 1, following required maintenance work undertaken over the past week.

The municipality regrets any inconvenience caused by last week’s temporary facility closure.

For more information on the Cole Harbour Outdoor Pool and Tennis Complex visit www.comeplayoutside.com


Source: Release

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Joseph Zatzman Drive – Road Closure/Night Construction

Tuesday, June 30, 2015 (Halifax, NS) – The Halifax Regional Municipality is advising residents that a section of Joseph Zatzman Drive in Dartmouth will be closed this evening to allow crews to pave the street.

Starting at 7 p.m., Joseph Zatzman will close to vehicle traffic between Akerley Boulevard and Wright Avenue. This work will continue overnight and the full closure will remain in place until 6 a.m. Wednesday, July 1. Paving will continue through the day Wednesday and crews will accommodate local traffic as needed.

Motorists should expect delays in the area Wednesday and are asked to use alternative routes whenever possible. The municipality regrets any inconvenience this closure or the road work may cause.


Source: Release

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Beaver Bank Road (Danny Drive to Tucker Lake Road) – Road Construction

Tuesday, June 30, 2015 (Halifax, NS) – The Halifax Regional Municipality is advising residents that beginning on Tuesday, June 30, during the hours of 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., and continuing until Wednesday, July 1, during the hours of 9 a.m. to 7 p.m., asphalt patching will take place on Beaver Bank Road from Danny Drive to Tucker Lake Road. 

During this work there will be lane drops in place. Motorists should expect delays in the area and are asked to use alternative routes whenever possible.

The municipality apologizes for any inconvenience this road work may cause.


Source: Release

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Windmill Road – Road Construction

Tuesday, June 30, 2015 (Halifax, NS) – The Halifax Regional Municipality is advising residents that crews will be asphalt patching on Windmill Road in Dartmouth on Wednesday, July 1.

This work will begin at 9 a.m. between Akerley Boulevard and Magazine Hill and will continue until about 7 p.m. As tomorrow is a holiday, work will be permitted to continue during peak traffic hours. There will be lane drops in place while this work is underway.
 
Motorists should expect delays in the area and are asked to use alternative routes whenever possible. The municipality regrets any inconvenience this road work may cause.


Source: Release

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Mount Edward Road – Natural Gas Pipeline Installation

Tuesday, June 30, 2015 (Halifax, NS) – The Halifax Regional Municipality is advising residents that work will begin on Wednesday, July 1, to extend the natural gas main on Mount Edward Road between Wanda Lane and Spring Avenue in Dartmouth.

Crews should be able to maintain two lanes of traffic during most of this work. Any required periods of stop-and-go traffic will take place outside of peak traffic hours.

The pipe installation is expected to take approximately one week, with permanent restoration work to follow. Motorists should expect some delays and are asked to use alternative routes whenever possible.

Heritage Gas and the municipality regret any inconvenience this work may cause.


Source: Release

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