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Julie Horne

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Royal LePage Anchor Realty

277 Bedford Highway, Halifax, NS B3M 2K5

Office: 902-457-1569

Cell: 902-877-8688

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The Shearwater Heliport is the location of the headquarters of 12 Wing, whose sole purpose is to support and operate shipborne helicopters for the Royal Canadian Navy. 12 Wing is a RCAF unit and reports to 1 Canadian Air Division.

12 Wing operates out of two locations with four squadrons:

  • Shearwater Heliport
    • 406 Maritime Operational Training Squadron is an operational training squadron for training all maritime helicopter aircrew in the Canadian Forces.
    • 423 Maritime Helicopter Squadron is an operational squadron at Shearwater Heliport which provides CH-124 Sea King helicopters for Maritime Forces Atlantic warships.
    • 12 Air Maintenance Squadron provides aircraft maintenance and engineering support to 12 Wing’s operational squadrons.
    • Helicopter Operational and Test Evaluation Facility (HOTEF) is responsible for researching and testing state-of-the-art equipment for the CH-124 Sea King to enable crews to operate efficiently, ashore or while deployed.
  • Patricia Bay Heliport
    • 443 Maritime Helicopter Squadron is an operational squadron which provides CH-124 Sea King helicopters for Maritime Forces Pacific warships.

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The Chronicle Herald

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Hydro – Nova Scotia Power

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Halifax Regional School Board (HRSB)

Phone:  (902) 464-2000

The HRSB is the largest school board in the HRM, which offers educational opportunities for children ages 4-18 years old and encompasses English only and English with French Immersion mixed schools.

Le Conseil scolaire acadien provincial

Phone:  (902) 433-7046

This school board offers Francophone education to children ages 4-18 years old through 4 schools in the Halifax area.

Halifax Independent School

Montessori Monarch

Halifax Grammar School

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Dalhousie University

University of King’s College

Saint Mary’s University

Mount Saint Vincent University


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Atlantic School of Theology


Government of Nova Scotia


The Province of Nova Scotia lists all physicians taking new patients on their website.

Health Link 811

Telephone: 811


Medical Services Insurance Program (MSI)

Once you have an address in Nova Scotia, you must call the MSI Registration Department (902) 496-7008 or 1-800-563-8880 (toll-free within Nova Scotia), to start the application process.  Once the 3 month period has passed, your card(s) will be mailed to your home.

For more information on the Medical Services Insurance Program go to the provincial website

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Queen Elizabeth Sciences Centre

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Scotia Square Medical Clinic


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