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TAYLOR: Nova Centre would bring thousands downtown daily

December 11, 2012

December 7, 2012 – The Chronicle Herald A little economic activity goes a long way in downtown Halifax. I know this because when The Chronicle Herald moved out of the downtown a few years ago, in short order business people

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Ramia: Nova Centre project better after consultation

December 11, 2012

December 6, 2012 – The Chronicle Herald An enthusiastic crowd of over 200 people turned out Wednesday night to get a look at what Halifax’s new convention centre will likely look like. “I’m thrilled to see really good-looking architecture for

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In Pictures: Final design plans for Nova Centre unveiled

December 11, 2012

December 5, 2012 – Metro News Halifax Boasting a ‘green roof’, a ‘European streetscape’, and an Argyle Street absent a parking garage, the final design plans for the million square foot Nova Centre was unveiled on Wednesday night. Sitting at

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TAYLOR: Shapeshifting centre shows public has had its say

December 11, 2012

December 5, 2012 – The Chronicle Herald There were doubters in the beginning, but now that the process is concluding, no one can say that the public didn’t play a role in designing Halifax’s new Nova Centre. Back in July,

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Rethinking Nova Centre lef to ‘a better project today’: Ramia

December 11, 2012

Metro News Halifax, December 5, 2012 Download PDF

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CBC News Maritimes report [video]

October 5, 2012

CBC reported on the Design and Streetscape public engagement, watch the video here: http://www.cbc.ca/player/News/Canada/NS/ID/2286708072/

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Convention centre developer listens to public input [audio]

October 4, 2012

October 4, 2012 – CBC News Joe Ramia tells us what Halifax residents are saying about the streetscape and design concepts for the Nova Centre. Listen to the interview: http://www.cbc.ca/informationmorningns/2012/10/04/convention-centre-developer-listens-to-public-input/

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New blueprint unveiled for Nova Centre megaproject

October 4, 2012

October 4, 2012 – Metro News Halifax After months of consulting residents across the province, the design team behind the Nova Centre unveiled a new blueprint for the downtown megaproject at Pier 21 on Wednesday night. The project which includes

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Height not among Nova Centre changes

October 4, 2012

October 4, 2012 – The Chronicle Herald Designers of the Nova Centre in downtown Halifax say public feedback has resulted in them coming up with a completely new look for the development. However, one of the most controversial aspects of

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Public engagement: what we’ve heard and what’s next

October 2, 2012

Over the summer we’ve been asking what you want to see in Nova Centre. Feedback has been collected during a number of public engagement sessions in Halifax and across Nova Scotia, online, and from pop-up engagements on the street. We’ve

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