Building Rehabilitation - North Park Armoury, Canadian Forces Base Halifax

The Department of National Defence (DND) has proposed a project which aims to continue to rehabilitate the Halifax Armouries, CFB Halifax, built 1895 to 1899. The Halifax Armouries, also known as the North Park Armoury (NPA), is a National Historic Site and a "Classified" Federal heritage building. The next phase of rehabilitation is twofold;

  1. Undertake the heritage conservation of the entire building envelope of the NPA, as well as the rehabilitation of integral building operating systems in accordance with the Standards and Guidelines for the Conservation of Historic Places in Canada. Pursuant to Treasury Board policy on the management of Real Property, this requirement is non-discretionary. The heritage conservation work will fulfill the department's obligations to preserve Canada's Federal built heritage.
  2. Renovate the NPA interior to current codes and standards to meet health and safety, sustainable guidelines and the operational requirements of the resident units: the Princess Louise Fusiliers, the Halifax Rifles, Canadian Forces Base Halifax Base Clothing Stores Detachment, and two Cadets units.


This map is for illustrative purposes. The markers represent the approximate locations based on available data. More than one marker may be identified for a given assessment.


Latest update

January 31, 2022 – The public comment period on the project is closed. The Department of National Defence is considering comments received to help inform its determination on whether the carrying out of the project is likely to cause significant adverse environmental effects.

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Rosanne Howes
Department of National Defence
Rosanne Howes, Project Manager
NDHQ (Carling), DGIESS, DCPD, Building C3
60 Moodie Drive
Ottawa, Ontario K1A 0K2

  • Location

    • North Park Armoury, Canadian Forces Base Halifax (Nova Scotia)
  • Nature of Activity

    • Remediation and conservation
  • Assessment Status

    In progress
  • Start Date

  • Proponent

    Department of National Defence
  • Authorities

    • Department of National Defence
  • Assessment Type

    Project on federal lands
  • Reference Number


Nearby assessments

..within 200 kilometres
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