Halifax Shipping News has had a YouTube channel for a number of years now. But nothing was ever really done with it. I’ve decided to make a short explainer video on the Orion. If you like, Please like the video and Subscribe to the channel, and ill be sure to make more.
There is Some neat old stuff, such as the launches of two the Coast Guards Midshore patrol vessels. Check it out. the grainy stuff was shot on a Sony Mini DV Handicam.
A Time lapse at Fairview cove (below) shot on an iPhone5
Join the Halifax Mission to Seafarers on Saturday, April 28, 2018 at the Halifax Seaport Farmers’ Market for an evening of live music, a silent auction and to raise a glass in support of Mission to Seafarers!
The Mission to Seafarers, Halifax, as part of the worldwide network of Anglican sponsored Missions, provides an inter-denominational outreach ministry of compassionate fellowship, hospitality and spiritual care for the wellbeing of all seafarers visiting our port, regardless of their religion, race, age, gender or nationality. The Halifax Mission also provides inter-denominational chaplaincy ministry to the employees and organizations of the Halifax Port Marine Community.
these Folks do good work, and need your support.
Tickets are $50 each
For more information and to purchase tickets, please contact:
Helen: firstname.lastname@example.org; or at
August 16th marks the 9th Birthday of Halifax Shipping News – Which began on this day back in 2008.
In Celebration, from now until midnight Saturday, Anyone who subscribes will get a free PDF electronic copy of out tall ships photo book. Subscription help cover the costs of running this site, and since you contributed directly, also render it Ad Free*.
Easter Seals NS is a Non-profit Registered charity that provides services promoting mobility, inclusion, and independence for Nova Scotians with disabilities. These include employment programs, Summer Camps for Disabled Kids, Mobility Equipment assistance. They do good work.
Easter seals NS holds an annual Fundraising Event called the Drop Zone. In Exchange for raising Funds, Participants Repel down the side of the Third Tallest Building in Halifax. For the past 5 years, A co-worker of mine has been raising money for this Event. For the Past 2 years, We had an Office team, and I would Photograph them on the way down. (You can see last year’s photos Here https://www.flickr.com/photos/hfxshippingnews/albums/72157659020729886 )Easter seals has also used some of these photos on social media and in print to Promote the event. This year, the office team has retired, or been told that they can’t do it again by their wives. As a result, Ive been asked to join last minute.