Boom! Why Halifax Has a Noon Gun

Picture this – you’re walking down the city streets, you’re scoping out where to get lunch after a busy morning of networking and professional development, when all of a sudden you hear this: BOOM!

Not to worry. That’s just the Noon Gun firing from the Halifax Citadel National Historic Site – a must-see historic site for anyone visiting Halifax and just steps away from our Centre!

The Noon Gun has been a daily tradition in Halifax since 1857, as a tribute to Halifax’s history as a major British military stronghold.