“Halifax & Dartmouth City & Maritimes map”, 1976. https://archives.novascotia.ca/maps/archives/?ID=948
Many communities noted on this map: Burnside, Shannon Park, Tufts Cove, Albro Lake, Port Wallis, Tam O’Shanter, Westphal, Graham Corner, Commodore Park, Southdale, Woodlawn Woodside, Ellendale, Bel Ayr Park and Wildwood Lake within the City of Dartmouth.
A few peripheral communities are also noted: Shearwater, Eastern Passage, Cole Harbour, Willowdale, Highland Acres, Sunset Acres and Humber Park.
“Twin Cities Map Metropolitan Halifax-Dartmouth”, 1977. https://archives.novascotia.ca/maps/archives/?ID=1941
An examination of the legislated spatial dimensions of Dartmouth – from its initial definition as a township care of the Royal instructions that accompanied Cornwallis in 1749, to its dissolution into a county masquerading as a city in one of Nova Scotia’s city county mergers by fiat (aka a “municipal coup”) in 1996. “And whereas … Read more
See also: Gillis, Robert A. “A Study of the Effects of Government Regulation on the Industry” 1992, Saint Mary’s University, MA thesis. https://library2.smu.ca/xmlui/bitstream/handle/01/22555/gillis_robert_a_masters_1992.PDF
The results of an unwelcome guest, Hurricane Beth, in August of 1971.
Hawthrone Street about to give way, between Crichton and Prince Albert
Portland at Alderney as seen from Pine Street
Pine at Ochterloney
Pine at Ochterloney
Sullivan’s Pond from Crichton Ave
“The final candidate, Roland Thornhill, 38, was something of an outsider and was viewed as a dark horse. Born in Newfoundland, Thornhill’s family had moved to Dartmouth when he was quite young. Thornhill had never sought provincial office, but was the mayor of Dartmouth. He was a businessman and a Protestant.” Stewart, David K. “Delegate … Read more
Section: 1: Interpretation2: Alteration Of Boundaries3: Municipal Government — Elections, Advance Poll4: Powers And Duties of the Council — Community Planning, Building Regulation, Administration, Administration General Power to Engage Officers and Employees (City Clerk, City Treasurer, City Solicitor, Auditor), Classification, Promotion Procedure and Pay Plan, Appointments, Chief Administrative Officer (Establishment of Position, Appointment and Dismissal, … Read more
“An Act Respecting the Metropolitan Authority of Halifax, Dartmouth and the Municipality of the County of Halifax”,” 1978 c9
“An Act to Amend Chapter 89 of the Acts of 1970, the Dartmouth City Charter”, 1976 c44
“An Act to Amend Chapter 78 of the Acts of 1965, An Act to Authorize the Halifax-Dartmouth Bridge Commission to Create and Issue Bonds and Debentures and Borrow Money”, 1976 c21
“An Act to Repeal Chapter 80 of the Acts of 1956, An Act to Authorize the Halifax-Dartmouth Bridge Commission to Create and Issue Bonds”, 1976 c20
“An Act to Repeal Chapter 81 of the Acts of 1952, An Act to Authorize the Halifax-Dartmouth Bridge Commission to Create and Issue Bonds”, 1976 c19