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Nova Scotia Shopping and nightlife

Shopping in Nova Scotia

For years, Nova Scotia was the only Canadian province that largely prohibited Sunday shopping. Now, the only day of the year stores are legally required to close is Remembrance Day (11 November).

Shopping hours

Generally daily 0930-1800 (until 2100 in many large stores and malls, particularly Thurs-Fri). Sunday hours may be shorter.

Nightlife in Nova Scotia

Nightclubs are mostly centred in Halifax. You can hear Scottish bagpipe music and Gaelic songs all over the province in concerts, bars, hotels and restaurants. Professional and amateur theatre is very popular; details of forthcoming performances are available from Tourism Nova Scotia.

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